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Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre - West Hollywood - Presents:Sophie & Charlie: Garden BoutSunday, 10/18/2015
Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre’s new premiere, Sophie & Charlie, explores the shared life of a couple, in dance telenovela form. Over four weeks, HDDT will present dance performances around Los Angeles, premiering new installments of the couple’s story, starting the day they meet at a funeral and ending … well … who’s to say.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Healing Wars 9/29/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
Following a successful run at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., the piece will be directed and choreographed by acclaimed MacArthur Fellow Liz Lerman.
Lineage Dance - Pasadena - Presents:Healing BlueSaturday, 10/17/2015
Lineage Dance Tells the Inspiring Stories of 7 Women in their Journey Through Cancer.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The Sound of Music9/20/2015 - 10/31/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
A brand new, lavish production of one of the world’s most popular musicals, the romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family features such songs as “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Appropriate9/23/2015 - 11/1/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
"..the Taper is on a roll with this muscular production of "Appropriate." - LA Times
" The ensemble is outstanding. Melora Hardin turns in a performance not to miss! It is one of our FEATURED events" - Performing Arts LIVE
The Hudson Theatres - Los Angeles - Presents:The Money Fi$h10/1/2015 - 11/22/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 10/15/2015)
From Army Airborne Ranger to commercial fisherman in Alaska: the true story of one man's harrowing journey to a better life. The Money Fi$h, an unforgettable true story opening October 1 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood.
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:Romeo et Juliet 10/16/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
A rapturous evening devoted to young love & its triumphs and tragedies.
Jacaranda Music - Santa Monica - Presents:INHALE: Music of Wolfe & Lang Saturday, 10/17/2015
Nine bagpipes keening on the nearby ocean bluff, and twelve strings in the darkened sanctuary will unleash your imagination and cast a spell of intangible magnitude. Hear LA premieres from Bang on a Can. Free outdoors at 7:30 at Wilshire & Ocean - ticketed indoors at 8:30.
The Opera Buffs - Los Angeles - Presents:You Can't Have Too Many Tenors!Sunday, 10/18/2015
The Opera Buffs, Inc presents its Fall 2015 Performers Showcase,
YOU CAN’T HAVE TOO MANY TENORS!
The Buffs explores the many facets of “tenordom” by featuring four distinguished tenors—plus a soprano and baritone – in staged scenes from operas by Strauss, Rossini, Puccini, Cilea, and Sondheim, among others
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:A Flea in Her Ear9/6/2015 - 11/22/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 10/22/2015)
Widely regarded as one of the funniest farces ever written, A Flea in Her Ear teems with suspicious spouses, hotel liaisons, crossed wires and physical comedy galore.—and never fails to incite “comic chaos” (The Denver Post). “I have long wanted to do this play,” explains director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott “because I’ve loved it from the very first time I saw it.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #2Sunday, 11/8/2015
Elissa JOHNSTON Soprano, Jessica GUIDERI Violin, Yi ZHOU Viola, Jacob BRAUN Cello
Robert THIES Piano
Richard STRAUSS: "Four Last Songs" for Soprano & Piano
Richard STRAUSS: Sonata for Violin & Piano in E Flat Major Op 18
Richard STRAUSS: Piano Quintet in C minor Op 13
Walnut High Performing Art Group - Walnut High School - Presents:Adagio - Concerto de AranjuezThursday, 10/15/2015
The Concerto de Aranjuez - by Walnut High School Autumn Serenade Symphony Orchestra featuring Classical Guitarist Olivia Chiang with Conductor Dr. Buddy Clements.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Sondheim on Sondheim10/14/2015 - 11/8/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/14/2015)
International City Theatre winds up its 30th anniversary season with an intimate portrait of musical icon Stephen Sondheim in his own words and music. DJ Gray directs and stages the Los Angeles premiere of James Lapine’s award-winning Broadway hit.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Composers Live! - Free Event Thursday, 10/15/2015
"Made in L.A." Initiative Kicks Off with “Composers Live!,” Free Event Featuring Performances and Conversations Showcasing LAMC-Affiliated Composers Nilo Alcala, Jeff Beal, Matthew Brown, Shawn Kirchner, Moira Smiley and Dale Trumbore, Moderated by Gershon and KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen and Presented in Partnership with Classical KUSC 91.5 FM
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Jonathan BissFriday, 10/16/2015
A young virtuoso with a deep intellectual curiosity and a poetic sensibility, Jonathan Biss shares his passion for classical works with music lovers from across the globe.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Handel & Hayden SocietyWednesday, 10/14/2015
Soka Performing Arts Center presents
Handel & Haydn Society
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 8 p.m.
LA LGBT Center & Sixth Avenue - Hollywood - Presents:Hit the Wall9/15/2015 - 11/15/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
“An incredibly talented cast tells this powerful story of historical significance. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Revolution starts with a hot night out. "Hit the Wall" focuses on the wild and enigmatic first night of the Stonewall riots, placing the audience right in the center of the conflict. Directed by Ken Sawyer. West Coast Premiere.
DOMA Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Green Day’s American Idiot10/9/2015 - 11/8/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
Three lifelong friends are forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia in American Idiot, the smash Broadway hit based on Green Day’s multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning album of the same name.
Now director Marco Gomez, musical director Chris Raymond and choreographer Angela Todaro, bring this explosive, iconic story to the DOMA stage at the MET Theatre.
Skylight Theatre Company in association with Flying Cucumber Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola World Premiere 10/2/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
"CRITICS CHIOCE" - LA Times
El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola is a World Premiere comedy from Skylight Theatre Company, based on the original Off-Broadway and International hit El Grande de Coca-Cola
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Bob Cole Conservatory Showcase ConcertWednesday, 10/14/2015
Experience an evening of performances by the finest students at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Curated by Bob Cole Conservatory faculty, this showcase highlights the individual talents of their leading classical and jazz students.
This performance is generously made possible by an anonymous donor.
Rhapsody In Taps - Los Angeles - Presents:Rhapsody In Taps 34th Annual Los Angeles SeasonSaturday, 10/17/2015
Enjoy a celebratory evening of tap dance, body percussion and live jazz & world music with Rhapsody In Taps--a unique visual and musical event! Recognized for its choreographic invention Rhapsody In Taps has been a significant contributor to the worldwide resurgence of tap dance since 1981, presenting a diverse and theatrical program performed by world-class artists!
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:mozart to marimba10/17/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 10/17/2015)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, in Segue from Mozart To Marimba, Performs West Coast Premiere Of Timo Andres’ Word Of Mouth and Features Acclaimed Pianist Richard Goode on Mozart Piano Concerto as Well as LACO Principal Timpani/Percussion Wade Culbreath on
Emmanuel Séjourné’s Concerto for Marimba and Strings
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Fourth Annual Family Fun DaySunday, 10/18/2015
Bring the whole family to our Fourth annual day of fun. Those Amazing Animals features Olate Dogs, winners of “America’s Got Talent” in 2012. They’ve appeared in Las Vegas and on many TV commercials. You’ll also see some of the exotic animals from the San Diego Zoo, along with another alumnus of “America’s Got Talent,” ventriloquist Kevin Johnson.
Ronna Binn Hersh - Tarzana - Presents:From Russia with Love Sunday, 10/18/2015
Classical Encounters Foundation Inc - A California Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Corporation
PRESENTS - Dmitri Ratser – Pianist of International Renown Back By Popular Demand Following Two Sold Out Programs Last Season
When you listen to him play on YouTube, you will immediately want to purchase a ticket. This is an opportunity to watch him perform live in Los Angeles.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Popular Music: First-Year Showcase Wednesday, 10/14/2015
Come see our Popular Music students perform as part of what Rolling Stone calls “the cutting-edge department that’s become the site of one of Los Angeles’ most productive new music scenes.”
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:These Paper Bullets!!9/8/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
A Modish Ripoff of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing will open the not-for-profit organization’s 20th anniversary season in the Gil Cates Theater.
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center - Simi Valley - Presents:Fiddler on the Roof 9/12/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 10/15/2015)
For over fifty years, Fiddler on the Roof has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its humor, warmth and honesty. No other musical has so magically woven music, dance, poignancy and laughter into such an electrifying and unforgettable experience. SVCAC is proud to bring back one of its most requested productions in celebration of our 20th Anniversary.
Coronado Playhouse - Coronado - Presents:Thoroughly Modern Millie 9/11/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 10/15/2015)
Raised hemlines and bobbed hair welcomed the 1920's Jazz Age in New York City. Rewriting the rules of love, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas who travels to the big city on her way to a new career and she hopes a potential rich husband.
CAMA'S MASTERSERIES - Santa Barbara - Presents:Sir András Schiff, PianoWednesday, 10/14/2015
Sir ANDRÁS SCHIFF returns to CAMA’s Masterseries with his “Last Sonatas” Project. The world-renowned and critically acclaimed pianist, conductor, teacher and lecturer will play the final piano sonatas of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert. Although only Schubert wrote his last sonata when approaching death, all of these works testify to the highest level of artistic maturity and pianistic possibility.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:The Legend(s) of Sleepy Hollow10/8/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 10/15/2015)
Join us on a spooky adventure
This theatrical adaptation of the timeless tale of Ichabod Crane and the fair damsel Katrina Van Tassel awakens the imagination—and the dreaded specter of the Headless Horseman. Delightfully adventurous, an ideal Halloween story for literature and theater lovers of all ages.
Adapted from “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving
Theatre 29 - Twentynine Palms - Presents:The Addams Family, A New Broadway Musical10/2/2015 - 10/31/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams
Directed by Kathryn Ferguson
3-D Theatricals - Fullerton - Presents:The Addams Family Presented by 3-D Theatricals 10/10/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
THE ADDAMS FAMILY starring Emmy nominated Bronson Pinchot and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York!
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:Shakespeare in the Raw: Macbeth By William Shakespeare10/13/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
One of Shakespeare’s darkest tragedies, the play focuses on the Scottish nobleman Macbeth and his wife, and what happens when ambition fuels their veins. This production of Macbeth will be done in the ‘raw,’ with no show specific technical support so that all of the focus in this production is on the actors, text, and story.
Grupo de Teatro SINERGIA - Los Angeles - Presents:Frida Kahlo9/11/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
Frida Kahlo, returns by popular demand! This play, written and directed by Ruben Amavizca, and based on the life of the famous Mexican artist, is a Kahlo-eidoscope of images analyzing the person behind the artist, the woman, the political activist, the passionate lover, the wife and the legend behind one of the most fascinating women in history.
Theatre of NOTE - LosAngeles - Presents:The Whiskey Maiden9/17/2015 - 10/24/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
A man who’s fallen out of the tree of life is invited to a mansion in Newport to tell the wealthy owner a story, but he can’t remember the story. It takes an encounter with a hundred-year-old captive in the attic to remind him what he’s truly there to do and, as the shadows of his past close in, his true history comes clear as his old habits reappear with bloody consequences.
Echo Theater Company - Atwater Village - Presents:American Falls9/9/2015 - 10/18/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
“In American Falls, a doctor can live next to a shoe salesman, and a shoe salesman can be an Indian.” The Echo Theater Company introduces L.A. audiences to playwright Miki Johnson when Chris Fields directs the West Coast premiere of American Falls, opening Sept. 11 at the Echo’s Atwater Village Theatre home.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:A Bright New Boise9/25/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
Searching for salvation…
A man attempts to reunite with family he never knew. Little does the man suspect that this experience will test the man’s endurance, his love, and, most potently, his faith. At once darkly comic and deeply moving, this Obie Award winning play takes a sardonic yet empathetic tone as it delves into conviction, redemption, and the opening of minds in the Midwest.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Annie10/13/2015 - 11/1/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.
Desert Rose Productions, Inc. - Rancho Mirage - Presents:LOOT by Joe Orton9/25/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
Satire of polite society, authority, and religious morality.
The first smash hit by Britain’s “Bad Boy” of theatre, LOOT is a brilliant satire of polite society, authority, and religious morality.
Actors Co-op - Los Angeles - Presents:The Baker's Wife9/18/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 10/16/2015)
What’s more important to France than love? Great food! From the creator of Wicked comes the delicious musical about a French baker who stops making his mouth-watering bread when his young wife leaves him. Faced with the loss of the best food they have ever eaten, the town of misfits unites to rekindle the couple’s love.
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Vietgone10/4/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
by Qui Ngyuen
directed by May Adrales
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music: All-BeethovenTuesday, 10/13/2015
Beethoven began his conquest of Vienna with chamber music – his published Op. 1 consisted of three piano trios. He radically redirected the genre, as he did almost every aspect of Western music, intensifying its emotional impact while preserving its expressive intimacy. His extraordinary string quartets cover the same stylistic development as his symphonies and proved every bit as decisive an infl
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Abundance10/4/2015 - 10/25/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
directed by Martin Benson
by Beth Henley
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association - Los Angeles - Presents:All-New BOO at the Los Angeles Zoo10/1/2015 - 10/31/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 10/13/2015)
Offers Families Enriching Halloween Fun Throughout October with Daily Adventures Including Spooky Caves Spotlighting Animals' "Super" Natural Senses Plus Weekend Treats Like a “Graveyard Safari," “Boneyard” Station, Crafts, Storytelling, Entertainment, Strolling Characters, Pumpkin Carving, Animal Feedings and More
Jon and Lisa Cryer, and Marty Tudor - Laguna Beach - Presents:I'm Still Getting My Act Together10/7/2015 - 11/1/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/14/2015)
Don’t miss this Laguna Playhouse production, based on Gretchen Cryer’s and Nancy Ford’s 1978 groundbreaking Off-Broadway musical.