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Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:Pygmalion3/17/2015 - 4/12/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/17/2015)
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed By Jessica Kubzansky
PYGMALION remains Shaw's most popular play, which is most widely known for being the inspiration behind the highly romanticized Broadway musical and film My Fair Lady.
March 17 - April 12, 2015
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SDSU School of Theater Television and Film - San Diego - Presents:ALICE: Curiouser and Curiouser!3/6/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
An adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
Adapted and Directed by Margaret Larlham
Peter Kalivas - San Diego - Presents:"San Diego Dances in Logan Heights" at Bread & Salt3/6/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
March 6-8th “San Diego Dances at Bread & Salt” in Logan Heights
Classical Crossroads - Bach's Lunchtime Recital - Torrance - Presents:Trio Céleste: Kevin Kwan Loucks, piano - Iryna Krechkovsky, violin - Ross Gasworth, celloFriday, 3/6/2015
Ensemble-in-Residence at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Johnny Mathis3/7/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/7/2015)
Special Guest Gary Mule Deer
Welcome Johnny Mathis back to the McCallum Theatre stage! One of the last in a long line of traditional male vocalists who emerged before the 1960s, Johnny Mathis' romantic jazz and pop standards like "Chances Are," "It's Not For Me To Say" and "Misty" continue to delight audiences across the world.
Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra - Pasadena - Presents:Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra - PasadenaSaturday, 3/7/2015
KALEIDOSCOPE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, A NEW CONDUCTORLESS ENSEMBLE BASED IN LOS ANGELES, PRESENTS THIRD SET OF OPENING SEASON CONCERTS FRIDAY, MARCH 6 IN SANTA MONICA & SATURDAY, MARCH 7
IN PASADENA/ “TALES AND TRIBULATIONS” concert features actor Damon Gupton, Recently featured in television's THE DIVDE and RAKE as narrator for PROKOVIEV’S beloved PETER AND THE WOLF
South Bay Ballet - Torrance - Presents:Bravo! The Classical & Contemporary Ballet Experience3/7/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/7/2015)
Robert Kelley – Kenneth Walker & introducing emerging choreography by Susanna Russell
ONE WEEKEND ONLY!
City of Whittier Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Whittier - Presents:Explore Dance: WhittierSunday, 3/8/2015
Interactive dance performance where audience members learn more about dance performance and dance making.
For art and dance lovers of all ages!
Orange County Symphony - Anaheim - Presents:Beethoven's 7thSunday, 3/8/2015
The Orange County Symphony will present the third concert in the 2014-2015 season on Sunday, March 8, featuring favorites for string orchestra by Sibelius (1865-1957), Elgar (1857-1934), Bottesini (1821 - 1889)and closing with Ludwig van Beethoven's monumental Symphony No. 7.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The Price2/18/2015 - 3/22/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
“THE PRICE is most definitely one of our FEATURED events. The enormously talented cast turns in award worthy performances. The production values are top shelf. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Nederlander - Hollywood - Presents:Wicked12/10/2014 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
Variety calls WICKED "a cultural phenomenon!" Winner of over 50 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).
" A Wickedly talented cast. A true spectacle! It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Steve TyrellThursday, 3/5/2015
Fitz's Jazz Cafe at the McCallum
Co-presented by KJJZ's Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell has reinvented and re-popularized classic pop standards for a modern audience. Known for his rich voice and unique phrasings, Tyrell has been a McCallum Theatre regular for more than ten years.
Deaf West Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:American Buffalo2/12/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 3/5/2015)
Offering a fresh look at the groundbreaking play that established David Mamet as a seismic force in theater, the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at California State University, Los Angeles joins forces with multiple award-winning Deaf West Theatre to present American Buffalo. Professor of Theater Stephen Rothman directs Deaf West regulars Troy Kotsur and Paul Raci along with Cal State L.A.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:End of the Rainbow2/18/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 3/5/2015)
“This elegant production has a superb cast. Their performances are all award worthy. Gigi Bermigham shines as Judy Garland. END OF THE RAINBOW is top shelf all the way and is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
DOMA Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Jesus Christ Superstar2/13/2015 - 3/22/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
“Jesus Christ Superstar is the ultimate rock opera! There are numerous standout performances in this very talented ensemble. Music, choreography, costumes and lighting are all terrific! It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company & SITI Company: A Rite3/6/2015 - 3/7/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
This powerful dance-theater collaboration seamlessly joins minds, bodies and voices for a riveting reflection on Stravinsky’s groundbreaking score, "Rite of Spring."
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:City Ballet's: Balanchine Spectacular3/6/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
The season continues in March as the company presents Balanchine Spectacular, a full program of ballets by the incomparable George Balanchine with accompaniment by The City Ballet Orchestra. The Balanchine ballets include The Four Temperaments with music by Paul Hindemith, Rubies (from the Jewels ballet) with music by Igor Stravinsky and Walpurgisnacht Ballet with music by Charles Gounod.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Dead Man Walking3/7/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/7/2015)
This boldly re-orchestrated performance commemorates the fifteenth anniversary of the critically acclaimed opera’s premiere at the San Francisco Opera.
Jamie Nichols - Glendale - Presents:Celebrate Dance 2015Saturday, 3/7/2015
Executive Producer Jamie Nichols is delighted to present the 10th Anniversary CELEBRATE DANCE at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale, California.
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - DARINGSaturday, 3/7/2015
ALEXANDER TREGER, conductor
VALENTINA LISITSA, piano
2pm – Concert
Dooley: AYS commission (world premiere)
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6
Returning by popular demand, world-touring power-house Valentina Lisitsa makes her Walt Disney Concert Hall debut playing Rachmaninoff’s career-defining Piano Concerto No. 2.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Cirque Mechanics: Pedal PunkSaturday, 3/7/2015
Cirque Mechanics brings modern storytelling technique and an industrialist aesthetic to this rowdy circus, where the mischief is on wheels!
Pacific Chorale - Costa Mesa - Presents:Let's Dance!Saturday, 3/7/2015
Pacific Chorale's John Alexander Singers pair up with Grammy Award®-winning jazz pianist Bill Cunliffe for an evening of choral music and jazz inspired by dancing, including folk dances, romantic waltzes, and popular hits made famous by award-winning artists as diverse as Frank Sinatra, Henry Mancini, Stevie Wonder, and Pharrell Williams.
Glendale Youth Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:Glendale Youth Orchestra Presents Grieg & BeethovenSunday, 3/8/2015
Glendale Youth Orchestra
Brad Keimach, conductor
An Emeritus Premier L.A. Phil Youth Orchestra Partnership Program
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Songs of AscentSunday, 3/8/2015
Shawn Kirchner | Songs of Ascent WORLD PREMIERE
Nack-Kum Paik | WORLD PREMIERE
with the Los Angeles Chamber Choir
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #6Sunday, 3/8/2015
Martin CHALIFOUR, Violin,
Principal ConcertMaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Ambroise AUBRUN, Violin,
Carrie DENNIS, Viola,
Jacob BRAUN, Cello,
Kevin FITZ-GERALD, Piano.
Steinway Society of Riverside County - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Steinway Society 12th Annual Piano Festival Competition3/8/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 3/8/2015)
March 8th and 15th, 2015 - Riverside and San Bernardino County's finest piano students perform in a classical piano competition at Rancho Mirage High School's new Helene Galen Performing Arts Center
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Colburn OrchestraSunday, 3/8/2015
Led by Music Director Yehuda Gilad, this group of conservatory students will knock your socks off.
EarFilms - Los Angeles - Presents:To Sleep To Dream3/11/2015 - 3/14/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/11/2015)
British sound artists EarFilms come to L.A. with their cinematic 3D immersive audio experience for 8 exclusive performances. EarFilms create a cinematic storytelling experience like no other - with the complete absence of visuals. Wearing a blindfold and seated in a 3-D array of speakers, plunge into a soundscape storyworld with environments, characters and live narration that swirls around you.
Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony Spring ConcertSaturday, 3/14/2015
Conductor Guido Lamell shares the stage with fellow Los Angeles Philharmonic violinist Vijay Gupta, the youngest member of the LA Phil and featured soloist, performing Beethoven’s magnificent Violin Concerto. The program of music befitting its venue includes the poignant Theme from Schlindler’s List and Brahms’ beautiful and reflective Symphony No. 3.
Festival of the Desert - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Festival of the Desert Concert, Lunch and SpeakerWednesday, 3/18/2015
Sunnylands Center & Gardens will host daytime Festival activities beginning at 11:00 AM with a chamber music program curated by Philippe Jordan. "The Genius of the Émigré Composer" will feature works by Bartok, Rachmaninoff, Krenek and Romero, with performances by Angel Romero, Christopher Taylor and Mikhail Korzhev.
Festival of the Desert - Palm Desert - Presents:Renée Fleming and Philippe Jordan in recitalWednesday, 3/18/2015
The inaugural Festival of the Desert presents international superstar Renée Fleming with Paris Opera Music Director and Festival Music Director Philippe Jordan at the piano, in recital at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert. The program will include songs by Schumann, Rachmaninoff and Strauss, simultaneously translated with supertitles.
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:You Can't Take It With You2/13/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
directed by Kerry Meads
Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado
February 13 - March 22
George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's comic masterpiece set during America's Great Depression is as fresh, funny and relevant as ever. Packed with memorable characters this classic is a triumph of freedom, love and fireworks!
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Twenty-Seventh Man2/14/2015 - 3/22/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
In a Soviet prison in 1952, Stalin’s secret police have rounded up 26 writers, the giants of Yiddish literature in Russia. As judgment looms, a 27th suddenly appears: a teenager, unpublished and unknown. Baffled by his arrest, he and his cellmates wonder at what has brought them together and wrestle with what it means to write in troubled times.
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:MFA Acting Spring Repertory: Blood Match2/14/2015 - 3/5/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/4/2015)
By Oliver Mayer.
Translated and inspired by the play Bodas de Sangre by Federico Garcia Lorca.
Directed by David Bridel.
Lamb's Players Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat1/23/2015 - 5/31/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/4/2015)
The effervescent musical about the boy with the amazing coat-of-many-colors who changed the course of history.
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:As You Like It 3/5/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 3/5/2015)
By William Shakespeare. Directed by Michael Arabian.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Reborning1/21/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 3/5/2015)
Launching the Fountain Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Season, Simon Levy directs Kristin Carey, Ryan Doucette, Joanna Strapp — and some very unusual, one-of-a-kind dolls — in the Los Angeles premiere of Reborning by Zayd Dohrn—a darkly funny psychological thriller that takes an unsettling look at work, motherhood and the power of healing.
The Blank Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:Sons of the Prophet1/31/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
Los Angeles premiere of Stephen Karam's play, a 2012 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews.
Critics' Choice - LA Times
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Singin' in the Rain2/13/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
SLO Little Theatre presents the MGM classic musical, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, February 13-March 15, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 2 pm at the SLO Little Theatre, 888 Morro Street in San Luis Obispo. Tickets at slolittletheatre.org or call (805) 786-2440.
The Costa Mesa Playhouse - Costa Mesa - Presents:Bonnie & Clyde – A New Musical2/6/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from small-time nobodies to America's most renowned folk heroes and Texas law enforcement's worst nightmare. An electrifying story of love, adventure, and crime that captured the attention of an entire nation. This is a thrilling, sexy, new musical with a non-traditional score, combining blues, gospel and rockabilly music.
El Camino College Center for the Arts - Torrance - Presents:The Laramie Project2/27/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
Moises Kaufman’s “astonishing…examination of the American psyche” will take El Camino College’s Marsee Auditorium by storm at 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, February 27, 28 and March 6,7 and at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 8.
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:MFA Acting Spring Repertory: The Seagull 2/7/2015 - 3/7/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
By Anton Chekhov.
Translated by Paul Schmidt.
Directed by Kate Burton.
Rockwell Table & Stage - Los Angeles - Presents:Romeo & Juliet: Love is a Battlefield2/27/2015 - 3/28/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/6/2015)
A massive new production with a twist on the beloved tale of two lovers. Mixing the brilliance of Shakespeare with the anthemic, epic and timeless songs of Pat Benatar. This modern day musical will both move you to tears and make you want to move your feet to such classics as “We Belong,’ “Heartbreaker,” “Invincible” and the title song!
San Diego Early Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:Musica Ad Rhenum: "An evening with Bach"Friday, 3/6/2015
Musica Ad Rhenum and soprano Stefanie True perform Bach’s solo cantatas for soprano, "Ich habe genug" (BWV 82a) and "Non sa che sia dolore" (BWV 209), the Suite for cello (BWV 1007), the Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, and the Orchestral Suite No 2 for flute and strings in b minor.
UCLA Powell Library - Los Angeles - Presents:"Imagining the New World" UCLA Early Music EnsembleSaturday, 3/7/2015
This program will explore repertoire from interactions between North and South American Native Americans and Europeans during the colonial era. Included will be the first transcriptions and settings of Native American music in existence, period indigenous Christian liturgical music by indigenous composers, and European baroque operas with Native American characters and themes.
International Classical Concerts of the Desert - Rancho Mirage - Presents:International Classical Concerts of the Desert Series Saturday, 3/7/2015
Rosetti String Quartet
World class String Quartet
Haugh Performing Arts Center - Glendora - Presents:Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de MéxicoSaturday, 3/7/2015
Enrique Bátiz, Music Director and Chief Conductor
Turina, Danzas Fantásticas Op. 22
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
Brahms, Symphony No. 1
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:MFA Acting Spring Repertory: The Servant of Two Masters2/7/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/7/2015)
By Carlo Goldoni.
Translated by Sylvie Drake.
Directed by Andrew J. Robinson
Los Angeles Composers Collective - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Composers Collective Presents Percussive!Saturday, 3/7/2015
All new works for percussion quartet.
East West Players - Los Angeles - Presents:Washer/Dryer2/12/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/4/2015)
Love. Lies. Dirty Laundry.
Corbin Bowl and San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra - Tarzana - Presents:Concerts at the Corbin Bowl Wednesday, 3/4/2015
The Symphomaniax perform works from the classical repertoire, as well as a selection of "pop" classics, featuring Ruth Bruegger, violin, James Domine, guitar, Glenn Grab, 'cello and Larry Muradian, bass
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:The Clean House2/12/2015 - 3/7/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
A quietly touching comedy of true love and the devastating power of the perfect joke.
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:The Last Days of Judas Iscariot2/26/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
On trial in purgatory, the most infamous betrayer in history confronts a madhouse of literary characters and pop culture icons, and ultimately, his fate.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Faculty Recital with David Allen MooreTuesday, 3/3/2015
USC Thornton faculty bassist David Allen Moore presents an evening of works for the double bass.
Arete Productions - Santa Barbara - Presents:Swing!3/5/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 3/5/2015)
Arete Productions to present Swing!, the hit Broadway musical showcasing the best-loved music of the Big Band era.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:The Night Alive2/10/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
Tommy owes more than he earns. When he is unexpectedly compelled to help Aimee, a young woman with much harder luck than his own, the taste of turmoil he suffers becomes a full-blown meal. With his trademark humor and humanity, three-time Tony Award nominee Conor McPherson makes Phoenix Park, Dublin a place where anyone can rise from the ashes.
(West Coast Premiere)
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye..1/24/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/3/2015)
You dare not miss the spectacular side-splitting historic finale of Barry Humphries and global gigastar, Dame Edna Everage celebrating a 50-year career of sold-out venues, command performances for the Royal Family, television specials and around-the-world tours.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:The Darrell Hammond Project1/31/2015 - 3/8/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 3/8/2015)
THE DARRELL HAMMOND PROJECT, running January 31-March 8, in the Potiker Theatre. This hilarious and heartbreaking piece chronicles the life of this prolific comedian, perhaps best known for his impression of Bill Clinton on Saturday Night Live, where Hammond holds the title of longest-running cast member.
Long Beach Camerata Singers - Long Beach - Presents:Junior Bach FestivalSunday, 3/8/2015
The 41st annual Long Beach Bach Festival presents the Junior Bach Festival - inspired performances by Long Beach's youngest prodigies.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:The Threepenny Opera2/15/2015 - 5/9/2015 (next performance: Friday, 3/13/2015)
The Threepenny Opera debuted in Berlin in 1928. Threepenny is nothing short of a groundbreaking work of what is now termed Brechtian Theatre, in which the full use of theatricality is on display and the fourth wall is broken the audience is aware they are watching a play, a reaction to a previous, more naturalistic approaches to stage works.