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OnStage Playhouse - Chula Vista - Presents:“Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story”7/1/2016 - 8/6/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Armed with an electric guitar, his signature specs and a charismatic blend of rockabilly swagger, Buddy explodes onto the stage in this jukebox musical fully loaded with classics “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy!”, “That’ll Be the Day”, “Not Fade Away” and many more with an encore that will have you on your feet and dancing.
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:American Rhythm6/10/2016 - 8/7/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
100 Years of Amazing Music
A vibrant cast of massively talented actor/singer/dancers - and one amazing band - take you on an exhilarating journey into the heart of America through 100 years of great music!
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Gypsy7/14/2016 - 9/4/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Indomitable stage mother Rose chases vicarious success and stardom as she pushes her daughters through the vaudeville circuit. When Dainty June flees the act to elope, Rose vows to make introverted Louise into a star. Boasting one show-stopping song after another - like "Everything's Coming Up Roses" and "Let Me Entertain You"
La Sierra University - Riverside - Presents:Montecito International Music Festival at La Sierra7/14/2016 - 7/28/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
La Sierra University welcomes back the Montecito International Music Festival which offers free concerts through July 28 at the university’s Hole Memorial Auditorium.
Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum 2016 Summer Season6/4/2016 - 10/2/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
The year 2016 marks the remembrance, worldwide, of Shakespeare’s death 400 years ago, as well as what is shaping up to be a historic election year in the U.S.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Sense and Sensibility7/6/2016 - 8/14/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon (The Old Globe’s Emma, Broadway’s Jane Eyre) refashions Jane Austen's timeless classic Sense and Sensibility into a gorgeous, thrillingly romantic musical.
Jamelle Dolphin and Lou Spisto - Culver City - Presents:Recorded in Hollywood7/16/2016 - 8/7/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Veteran Broadway actor Stu James (Benny in RENT, national tour of The Color Purple) will reprise the role of black entrepreneur and music mogul John Dolphin when last season’s smash hit musical Recorded in Hollywood gets an all-new production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre July 8 thru August 7.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Nine Winning One-Acts7/2/2016 - 8/7/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 7/30/2016)
The Group Rep presents Nine Winning One-Acts, fresh plays chosen from more than 150 entries from around the country. The winning playwrights receive a production of their work Upstairs at the Group Rep, the new black box space at the Lonny Chapman Theatre. The event is produced for the Group Rep by Kevin Dobson and Troy Whitaker.
Gary Grossman and Providence Entertainment Ltd. - Los Angeles - Presents:Church and State 7/16/2016 - 8/14/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 7/30/2016)
“TOP TEN” - Stage Raw
Before his bid for re-election in North Carolina, a U.S. Senator makes an off-the-cuff comment to a blogger that calls into question his belief in God. The Senator’s team tries desperately to contain the damage. A brutally honest and surprisingly funny play shedding light on how religion, gun control, and social media affects our elections.
3-D Theatricals - Fullerton - Presents:Hello Dolly in Fullerton7/15/2016 - 7/31/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Before dating apps and online matches, there was Dolly Levi. It only takes a moment to fall in love with this wonderfully charming musical, based on Thornton Wilder’s The Matchmaker. Put on your Sunday clothes and join this
unique cast of characters, as they take to the streets of 19th century New York, looking for love, only to discover it was within reach the entire time.
Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:A Chorus Line7/1/2016 - 7/31/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
In an empty theater, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 23 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It’s what they’ve worked for—with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. It’s the one opportunity to do what they’ve always dreamed—to have the chance to dance.
Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach - Presents:All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley7/6/2016 - 8/7/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
A newcomer's rock 'n' roll attitude shakes up an Eisenhower-era town in this Broadway musical featuring the best of Elvis Presley. Summertime fun for all ages.
Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce - Seal Beach - Presents:Seal Beach Concert Series7/6/2016 - 8/24/2016 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/3/2016)
The Seal Beach Chamber Summer Concert Series will kick off Wednesdays in July. All concerts are at Eisenhower Park at the foot of the Seal Beach Pier from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays July through Sept.
Each week will be a great and fun environment for attendees of all ages.
The Music Guild - Los Angeles (Brentwood) - Presents:SummerFest 16 presents Pasadena String QuartetSunday, 7/31/2016
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 11
Mozart: String Quartet in D Major, K. 575
Dvorák: String Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 51
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory - Escondido, - Presents:SDYS' International Youth SymphonySaturday, 7/30/2016
Experience our 12th annual International Youth Symphony full orchestra at their only concert hall performance with symphonic works by some of the most celebrated composers.
Pasadena POPS - Arcadia - Presents:"Sinatra Project Volume 2"Saturday, 7/30/2016
Enjoy the renowned Michael Feinstein bring his Grammy-nominated Sinatra Project to life under the stars of the Los Angeles County Arboretum.
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:Big World Fun - Kayamanan Ng LahiSaturday, 7/30/2016
Discover the richness and diversity of Philippine culture with Kayamanan Ng Lahi. Noted for its extensive dance repertoire, costumes and music ensembles, Kayamanan Ng Lahi will entertain as they enlighten with traditional folkloric Philippine dance and music.
Irvine Barclay Theatre and National Choreographers Initiative - Irvine - Presents:National Choreographers InitiativeSaturday, 7/30/2016
Be there for the birth of four new ballets created as part of the intensive 3-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative. Artistic Director, Molly Lynch invites four choreographers, as well as sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country, to participate.
Mary & Joseph Retreat Center - Rancho Palos Verdes - Presents:At the Table Saturday, 7/30/2016
An Evening of Fine Wines & Elegant Cuisine, Music & Dancing to a Jazz Quartet
At the Mary & Joseph Retreat Center
Enjoy an elegant dining experience while learning about fine wines and how pairing them with wonderful foods makes both more delightful to the palate with our guest vintner Bill Hinrichs from Ranchita Canyon Vineyard.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Trace AdkinsFriday, 7/29/2016
From multi-platinum-selling albums to his work with Wounded Warriors, from Grand Ole Opry membership to seven tours with the USO, Trace Adkins is one of today's most exciting country music stars. Come hear his Number One hits '(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing', 'Ladies
Love Country Boys' and 'You're Gonna Miss This' at an evening sure to be a rowdy good time!
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association - Los Angeles - Presents:L.A. Zoo's Roaring Nights Summer Music Party Goes CountryFriday, 7/29/2016
L.A. Zoo’s Roaring Nights Summer Music Series Goes Country in July
It’s a Heap of Fun, Y’all, With Live Music from "Highway Starr,” “Rocky Neck Bluegrass Band” and "Grant Langston and the Supermodels,"
Line-Dancing Lessons, Food Trucks, Full-Service Bars, Game Lawn, Paint Party, Pop-Up Zookeeper Talks, Animal Feedings and Visits to Special Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo Exhibit
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin7/21/2016 - 8/7/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Hershey Felder brings to life the remarkable story of Irving Berlin, “America’s Composer", performing some of Berlin's most iconic for a limited time at the Pasadena Playhouse!
Direct from New York! The National Hit
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Grey Gardens — The Musical7/10/2016 - 8/14/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Broadway's daring musical sensation Grey Gardens—The Musical arrives at the Ahmanson for its L.A. premiere starring the fabulous Rachel York (Broadway's City of Angels) and the legendary Betty Buckley (Tony Award®-winning Grizabella in Cats).
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Chris BottiThursday, 7/28/2016
Grammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti is today's best-selling jazz instrumentalist and one of the most important, innovative figures of the contemporary music world. His cool but passionate melodies and international influences will weave a memorable evening of song under the stars.
Music Academy of the West - Santa Barbara - Presents:Music Academy of the West 2016 Summer Festival6/13/2016 - 8/6/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
The Music Academy of the West presents more than 200 classical music events in Santa Barbara, including masterclasses, orchestra and chamber concerts, recitals, and opera.
Artists include 140 fellows from 24 states and 11 countries who have been selected through auditions to participate.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music7/19/2016 - 7/31/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
The Hills Are Alive in this brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award®-winning Director Jack O’Brien. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®,- Grammy®- and Academy Award®-winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Summer Sounds7/11/2016 - 8/5/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
World Music for Kids
Four different programs - a new show every week!
Music Performances & Art Workshops
Live music from around the globe on the SummerSounds stage, plus interactive art workshops related to the theme of the program
REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CALARTS Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:New Original Works Festival: Program Two7/28/2016 - 7/30/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
REDCAT's annual New Original Works Festival continues with works by Laurel Jenkins and Chey Chankethya, Rebecca Pappas, and NoodleRice Studio (Yao Zhang and Liang Guo).
Celebration Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Boy From OZ4/29/2016 - 8/21/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
“Many Ovation Award nominations await this spectacular production! Director, Michael Shepperd has out done himself. To stage a massive Broadway musical in a 55 seat theater is no small undertaking but the folks at Celebration have done it with flying colors. This production will most certainly garner them many Awards.The entire run will probably sell out soon. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Cabaret7/19/2016 - 8/7/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Direct from Broadway, CABARET reunites director Sam Mendes, co-director / choreographer Rob Marshall and many of the same creative team members behind the Tony-Winning 1998 revival production. The New York Times calls it, “Divinely, dangerously decadent,” while Time Out New York hails it “A Broadway jewel in all its glittering glory!”
Marina del Rey Symphony - Marina del Rey - Presents:Marina del Rey Summer Concert Series - Symphonic Thursdays7/7/2016 - 8/18/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 8/4/2016)
This popular summer series of free outdoor concerts is held each summer in one of the most spectacular waterfront settings in Los Angeles, Burton Chace Park. Attracting stellar music talent, four classical music concerts featuring the 75-member Marina del Rey Summer Symphony alternate with four exciting pop concerts on select Thursday & Saturday evenings
Opera San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles - Presents:Symphony at SunsetSunday, 7/31/2016
Maestro Alhadeff conducts the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand Orchestra & Chorus with acclaimed vocalists in this memorable evening featuring music by Sousa, Mancini, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, more hit composers and classic Americana works too!
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Hooray for Hollywood!Saturday, 7/30/2016
Back by popular demand, this tribute to Hollywood and the music that makes it special returns for one night only with a brand new program. Brilliantly edited film clips on the big screen will complement some of the most famous songs and themes written for the movies, performed with panache by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies - Los Angeles - Presents:Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Calidore String QuartetFriday, 7/29/2016
The Calidore String Quartet will perform the following program:
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
String Quartet No. 1, op. 11
Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)
String Quartet No. 5, op. 44, no. 3
Rubicon Theatre Company - Ventura - Presents:Twelfth Night or What You Will7/29/2016 - 7/31/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/29/2016)
Rubicon Theatre stages Shakespeare’s gender-bending romantic comedy as part of the Fearless Shakespeare Intensive adapted and directed by Joseph Fuqua.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:A Gay Marriage7/17/2016 - 7/31/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/29/2016)
"A Gay Marriage" by Ronnie Larsen offers a sobering look at gay marriage after the honeymoon ends.
Brand Library Plaza Series - Glendale - Presents:Christina Linhardt and The Celtic Consort of HollywoodFriday, 7/29/2016
The Celtic Consort of Hollywood
consists of award winning concert and studio musicians Christina Linhardt (voice), 2 x Grammy winner Susan Craig Winsberg (flutes/recorders)
and Carolyn Sykes (Celtic harp). Together the Celtic Consort bring their love of Classical Baroque and Irish Celtic
music to the Brand Library Plaza,
along with a special hands-on harp “petting zoo”!
Lineage Dance - Pasadena - Presents:Secrets OUTFriday, 7/29/2016
Join singer, dancer, and contortionist Sarah Llewellyn and her curated group of performers for a night of raw solo and group performance pieces that create raw pieces of art, where artists take responsibility for their own heartfelt truth. The show will feature a wide variety of acts--from aerialists to martial artists--on the Lineage stage.
Opera San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Little Red Riding HoodFriday, 7/29/2016
"Little Red Riding Hood", by Seymour Babar - produced and performed entirely by Opera San Luis Obispo's Children's Summer opera Camp, this precious concert will feature sets, props, costumes, makeup and live musical accompaniment.
Opera NEO - San Diego - Presents:Cabaret7/29/2016 - 7/30/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/29/2016)
Opera, operetta and musical theater scenes served with hors-d’oeuvres, desserts and wine.
Angels Vocal Art - Los Angeles - Presents:An Evening of Opera7/29/2016 - 7/30/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/29/2016)
Favorite scenes, semi-staged from the most beloved operas performed with full orchestra.
Shakespeare by the Sea - Torrance - Presents:Othello - Shakespeare by the Sea at Wilson ParkFriday, 7/29/2016
An emotionally gripping thriller, where gossip turns friendships rancid, and rumor brutally murders innocence. Othello is as unflinching in its power as it is in its heartbreak.
Glendale Arts & Culture Commission - Glendale - Presents:Celtic Consort - Brand Library Plaza SeriesFriday, 7/29/2016
Celtic Consort consists of award winning concert and studio musicians Christina Linhardt (voice), Susan Craig Winsberg (flutes) and Carolyn Sykes (Celtic harp). Together the Celtic Consort bring their love of Classical Baroque and Irish Celtic music to the Brand Library Plaza, along with a special hands-on harp “petting zoo”!
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series6/23/2016 - 1/26/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
State of the Arts is a weekly series devoted to coverage of the performing arts in Los Angeles, and beyond... with emphasis on theatre, music, dance events, and stage spectaculars. Michael Sterling and Andrew David James offer astute reviews, insightful discussions, a live arts calendar, and live interviews with celebrity guests, stars of the arts, and the creative teams behind them.
Redlands Bowl - Redlands - Presents:Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival 20166/24/2016 - 8/19/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Redlands Bowl! Not just another music festival...
It's unique... admission-free world class concerts, entirely donor supported.
It's magical... warm summer nights under the stars, beautiful ampitheatre in the park.
It's community... drawing together people of all ages and from all walks of life.
America's oldest continuously running summer music festival at which no admission is charged!
Shakespeare by the Sea - Santa Ana - Presents:Othello - Shakespeare by the Sea at Birch ParkThursday, 7/28/2016
Skirball Cultural Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Sunset Concerts: SinkaneThursday, 7/28/2016
Experience the effortless appeal of Brooklyn-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Sinkane. Both nostalgic and ultramodern, Sinkane’s music fuses free jazz, shoegaze, krautrock, Sudanese pop, and funk, inviting audiences to move and make connections together.
Orange County Fair - Costa Mesa - Presents:2016 Toyota Summer Concert Series 7/15/2016 - 8/14/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
Enjoy live nightly entertainment as part of the 2016 Toyota Summer Concert Series.
Farmers Market - The Original - Los Angeles - Presents:EB's Rock & Roll Tribute Night6/9/2016 - 9/1/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 7/28/2016)
EB’s cranks up the volume Thursday nights with Rock & Roll Tribute Night! Their line-up features tribute bands playing all your favorite hits from groups as The Pretenders, Tom Petty, Bad Company and more!
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Copland & MarsalisThursday, 7/28/2016
About this performance:
A rising star is featured in a major new work by Wynton Marsalis, which draws on a rich, eclectic palette (orchestral, folk, jazz, blues, etc.) reflecting our country’s melting pot, in this vivid and stirring all-American program.