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Write Act Repertory - North Hollywood - Presents:Joe & Marilyn: A Love Story4/23/2016 - 5/22/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
The passion-filled two-character play by Willard Manus offers insight into a famously tragic romance between Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe. DiMaggio and Monroe remained devoted to each other until the latter's death in 1962. From that time on, DiMaggio had half a dozen roses delivered three times a week to her Westwood gravesite. JOE & MARILYN was developed at the Actors Studio.
Theatre of NOTE - Hollywood - Presents:Phrazzled4/14/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
PHRAZZLED is set in the space adjacent to a TV production’s writers’ room, as their assistants juggle their daily, rote tasks and face the challenge of a blank page as they attempt to create the key that will open the door to that room. PHRAZZLED looks at life from two different viewpoints, and asks the more universal question: Who is telling the story of your life? And, can they write?
Coronado Playhouse - Coronado - Presents:A Little Night Music4/1/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
Coronado Playhouse’s 70th Anniversary Season Continues with A Little Night Music April 1-May 8. This hilarious and heartbreaking musical of regret and desire centers around an actress and the men who loved her. The men, and their jealous wives, agree to join the actress and her family for a weekend in the country.
Golden West College Theater Arts Department - Huntington Beach - Presents:Mary Poppins4/29/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” musical adventure for the entire family. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time captures hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical!
Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:4000 Miles4/20/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
4000 MILES looks at how two outsiders find their way in today’s world.
Finalist! 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Winner! 2012 Obie Award, Best New Play
Winner! 2012 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award
Winner! Time Magazine‘s #1 Play or Musical of 2012
San Diego Repertory Theatre - San Diego - Presents:‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’4/21/2016 - 5/15/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
Written by Gina Gionfriddo
Directed by Sam Woodhouse
Girlfriends Catherine and Gwen chose dramatically different paths after grad school. Catherine built a career as a rock-star academic. Gwen became a homemaker. Decades later, when Catherine returns home to live with her ailing mother, each woman covets the other’s life.
Cerritos College - Norwalk - Presents:"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"4/29/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
Original Charming and Family-Friendly Off-Broadway Musical Production
The Cerritos College Theatre & Film Department offers up this Charming Off-Broadway, family-friendly musical about "an average day in the life of Charlie Brown."
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:American Idiot4/30/2016 - 5/15/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents the fourth production in its innovative and award-winning ONSTAGE Series with the Tony award-winning rock musical, AMERICAN IDIOT, music by Green Day, lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong, book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Don't Dress for Dinner4/22/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
A smash hit in Paris (where it played for over two years) and in London (where it ran for six years).
Don’t Dress for Dinner is described by Chicago Style Magazine as “two of the most rib-tickling hilarious hours I have spent in the theatre…the right combination of smart writing...A text book example of how to create the perfect farce.”
Celebration Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Boy From OZ4/29/2016 - 6/19/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
THE BOY FROM OZ was a huge Australian success that found its way to Broadway. Nominated for 5 Tony Awards in 2004, including Best Musical, and won Best Actor in a Musical (Hugh Jackman), the musical focuses on the extraordinary life of legendary singer/songwriter Peter Allen, from his birth in 1944 and humble beginnings to his meteoric rise to fame as an international star.
Palos Verdes Performing Arts - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Fiddler on the Roof4/22/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
Let your spirit soar with one of the most beloved musicals of all time. Winner of nine Tony Awards, “Fiddler on the Roof “ features such illustrious Broadway classics as "If I Were a Rich Man," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker." "Sunrise, Sunset" and "To Life."
Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach - Presents:Sex and Education4/27/2016 - 5/22/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
On her final day before retirement, a high school English teacher intercepts a sexually charged note poorly composed by the high school football star.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:A Walk in the Woods4/29/2016 - 5/22/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
Nearing the end of the Cold War, a pair of arms negotiators — a clever, cynical Russian and an idealistic young American — meet in the woods outside Geneva to explore the obstacles their countries face on the path to peace. There, they debate politics, life and the future of the free world. Opening April 29.
Joel Osteen Ministries - Ontario - Presents:A Night of Hope With Joel OsteenFriday, 5/6/2016
Don’t miss this exciting time of worship, praise, and hope with Joel and Victoria Osteen. The music of the Lakewood Worship Team will inspire and encourage you. Be sure to bring a friend, co-worker, or neighbor—Joel will share the hope and peace that only God gives.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #8Sunday, 5/15/2016
Erik ARVINDER Violin, Trevor HANDY Cello, Adam NEIMAN Piano
Maurice RAVEL: Piano Trio in A minor
Maurice RAVEL: Sonata "Posthume" for Cello & Piano
Paul JUON: Piano Trio n.2 "Caprice" in B Flat minor Op 39 (USA PREMIERE)
Skylight Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:“Elevator Music” reading with Ed Asner and Arye GrossMonday, 5/9/2016
Ed Asner, winner of seven EMMY Awards with 20 nominations and five Golden Globes, will star in the staged reading of Walter Bagot’s third play, Elevator Music, at the Skylight Theatre.
The Da Camera Society - Wilmington - Presents:Bruce Molsky's Old Time FutureSunday, 5/8/2016
The stagecoach barn of a mid-19th century landmark and former home of "The Father of the Port of Los Angeles" welcomes the return of "the Rembrandt of Appalachian fiddle", whose new trio promises to blow open the barn doors with an afternoon of old-time music making!
MainStreet Theatre Company - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:Mirette4/23/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 5/7/2016)
MainStreet Theatre Company presents Mirette - - April 23 – May 8, 2016
Book by Elizabeth Diggs
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Lyrics by Tom Jones
Based on the Picture Book “Mirette on the High Wire” by Emily Arnold McCully
Musical Direction by Janice Rodgers Wainwright
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Pasadena - Presents:30th Anniversary - Spring ConcertSaturday, 5/7/2016
Highlights Include Performances by Five of LACC’s Premier and Training Choirs,
Guest Appearance by LACC Founding Director Rebecca Thompson, and Special Performance by Alumni Chorus
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly4/30/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 5/7/2016)
Dublin’s award-winning Theatre Lovett presents Irish storytelling with a modern twist in The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly. Peggy O’Hegarty sings with the voice of an angel—a grossly unfortunate angel, who can’t sing at all. One day work for her family’s business dries up and Peggy steps outside to find that everyone in her city has gone!
Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre - West Hollywood - Presents:Parts & LaborSaturday, 5/7/2016
Originally staged in 1993, this return of a Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre classic, Parts & Labor, is as timely as ever. The production explores America's love/hate relationship with cars and features at its center a 1970's Cadillac Coupe de Ville, which serves not just as a stage and prop, but also as an instrument. Percussionists from the band Antenna Repairmen will mic the car and play it.
Jacaranda Music - Santa Monica - Presents:HEXACHORD MOTTOSaturday, 5/7/2016
Famously, the names of Bach and Dmitri Shostakovich became four-note (DSCH) themes. A revered cellist commissioned a cadre of his composer friends to add a six-note motto in honor of Paul Sacher, the vastly influential conductor and philanthropist.
Not Man Apart – Physical Theatre Ensemble - Santa Monica - Presents:The SuperHero and his Charming Wife4/15/2016 - 5/15/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
Not Man Apart – Physical Theatre Ensemble Premieres an Epic Tale of Heroes, Villains, Witches and Wives
A wonderfully absurd and deeply philosophical hero story dramatized in the world of the graphic novel, the premiere of The SuperHero and his Charming Wife is an entertaining wild journey into our fear of the unknown.
Peter George Kalivas - San Diego - Presents:Back to FrontSaturday, 5/7/2016
This show located at the hip new ART Produce, in North Park literally travels from the back to the front! It will start from the back of the Art Produce building, to the roof, through to the inside and finish out on the sidewalk in the front of the building. Which is where you can also enjoy their Storefront Gallery!
The Caltech Bands - Pasadena - Presents:36th Annual BandoramaSaturday, 5/7/2016
The Caltech-Occidental Concert Band and Caltech Jazz Band present their 36th Annual Bandorama at Ramo Auditorium on Saturday, May 7th at 8:00 pm. The Concert Band, Directed by William Bing, will perform works by Leslie Deutsch, Percy Grainger, John Philip Sousa, Jack Stamp, and Frank Ticheli.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Dreamgirls 5/6/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
VPAC welcomes a long-sought dream: Broadway in the heart of the Valley! For our first-ever, full-scale musical, we’ve picked one of the most spectacular: six-time Tony winner Dreamgirls.This tale of Motown’s rhythm and blues magic is the whole nine yards: sparkling song and dance, sophisticated staging and show-stopping performances.
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:That's the Key - Spring A Cappella Concerts5/6/2016 - 5/7/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
Cal Poly a cappella ensemble That's the Key will perform its spring concert at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, in Room 218 in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.
Indie Chi Productions - West Los Angeles - Presents:Dinner at Home between Deaths3/31/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
A pitch-black comedy inspired by the Bernie Madoff scandal and other Ponzi schemes before and since.
“DINNER AT HOME BETWEEN DEATHS is a humorously engaging story about finance, fraud, infidelity and death. The cast is excellent. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet: Dance + Design I5/6/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
Tickets are on sale now for American Contemporary Ballet's Dance + Design I: Shaping the Dancer. Go inside an ACB training class and then see the exercises brought to life in a performance from Balanchine's La Source. The show takes place at ACB Studios at The Bloc, which offers a stunning 360-degree view of the city.
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Romeo & Juliet5/6/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
A large scale, full company work complete with exciting sword fighting sequences, the famous ballroom and balcony scenes and flashy gypsy dances – it has everything audiences have come to expect of this romantic story ballet.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Rocky Horror Show 3/24/2016 - 5/7/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
"The reviews have been excellent and it's easy to see why. This production is superb! The cast is excellent and overall staging is very impressive. Don't miss this one. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
A satirical tribute to the science fiction and B-list horror movies of the 20th century, the show centers around two naïve lovers, Brad and Janet.
The Master's College Department of Music - Santa Clarita - Presents:The Master's College presents the Annual FREE Spring ConcertThursday, 5/5/2016
This annual concert performed the week of our college graduation features various music department ensembles and soloists including the Chorale, Women's Chamber Choir, instrumental chamber ensembles, opera scenes, theatre and handbells. You won't want to miss this wonderful representation of our department's best!
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Stage Kiss4/5/2016 - 5/15/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
When long-lost loves are cast as long-lost lovers, two squabbling actors are slow to learn their lines but quick to ignite an old flame. MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient Sarah Ruhl leads us on-stage, back-stage and out the stage door as reality collides with fiction in this raucous and revealing play within a play.
"A FEATURED EVENT! - The cast is excellent!" Performing Arts LIVE
3-D Theatricals - Fullerton - Presents:The Full Monty4/22/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
Book by Terrance McNally. Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek.
Based on the Motion Picture released by Fox Searchlight Pictures® and written by Simon Beaufoy, produced by Uberto Pasolini, and directed by Peter Cattaneo.
Flagship Ensemble and The West - Santa Monica - Presents:Second Skin 4/24/2016 - 5/15/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
A ghost story about redemption, told on beaches up and down the West Coast.
A Words in the World production, presented by Flagship Ensemble and The West.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Spring Dance Theatre5/5/2016 - 5/15/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
Vibrant, spirited performances with award-winning dancers and choreographers provide an ever-changing adventure in dance and a fast-paced experience challenging all you know about life, love, longing and memory.
“Great dancers are not great because of
their technique. They are great because of their passion!” - Martha Graham
Diversionary Theatre Productions - San Diego - Presents:The Boy Who Danced on Air5/5/2016 - 6/12/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
World Premiere! This brave and compelling new musical reveals the clandestine yet persistent tradition in Afghanistan of Bacha Bazi, where wealthy men purchase boys from poor families, train them as dancers, and parade them at parties as their property.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:westside connections 3Thursday, 5/5/2016
Evening Hosted by LACO Concertmaster Margaret Batjer Features Dr. Linda Liau, Neurosurgeon and Professor and Director of the UCLA Brain Tumor Program Guest Artists Jessica Rivera, Soprano, and Robert Thies, Piano and LACO Artists Margaret Batjer, Maia Jasper, Roland Kato and Andrew Shulman
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)4/19/2016 - 5/15/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
From Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog) comes an explosively powerful new play set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Father Comes Home From The Wars mixes music, contemporary wit, and epic theatricality to tell a timeless story about the struggle to hold on to who we are and what we love in a country that forces us to fight battles we didn’t choose for ourselves.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free12/23/2015 - 12/21/2016 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/11/2016)
Experience organists from around the Archdiocese, as they play on the Cathedral's acclaimed forty-two ton organ, which has the power to make the Cathedral vibrate, enabling the assembly to not only hear the music, but also feel it, making the experience all the more powerful, emotionally, as well as physically.
Check Cathedral website to confirm performances
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Irvine - Presents:Camera LucidaSunday, 5/8/2016
A chamber music collaboration between members of the San Diego Symphony, UC San Diego performance faculty, and guests from the international chamber music world, Camera Lucida makes its third Philharmonic Society appearance with a program of early Romantic chamber works.
Los Angeles Ballet - Glendale - Presents:'Romeo and Juliet'Saturday, 5/7/2016
The great choreographer Frederick Ashton’s Romeo and Juliet is a classical work of genius. Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of star-crossed lovers is unforgettably expressed in dance, drama, and Prokofiev's powerful score.
San Diego Opera - San Diego - Presents:"Great Scott"5/7/2016 - 5/16/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 5/7/2016)
West Coast Premiere
The music of Great Scott has great heart and great lightness. With tenderness and humor, Heggie explores the music of the past while contrasting it with today’s music of popular culture. Based on the original story by Terrence McNally and directed by Jack O’Brien, Great Scott is sure to delight in every way.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Andriessen Premiere: Theatre of the World5/6/2016 - 5/8/2016 (next performance: Friday, 5/6/2016)
With a unique aesthetic built from a mix of Stravinsky, jazz, rock, and minimalism, Dutch composer Louis Andriessen is one of the boldest and most innovative composers of our time.
The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Grand Park’s ¡LUNCHTIME! Concerts3/3/2016 - 5/19/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 5/5/2016)
As part of Grand Park's noontime ¡LUNCHTIME! programs, take a break and feed your spirit with music and dance in the fresh air.