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Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Building the Wall3/18/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
The world premiere of the newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan was written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration and is an urgent call to action.
Towne Street Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:The Ninth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival 4/7/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Towne Street Theatre presents The 9th Annual TST Ten-Minute Play Festival. The festival features 9 plays centered around the theme "It's 1:24 A.M. - anything can happen."
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Middletown4/21/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Mary Swanson just moved to Middletown, eager to start a family and enjoy the neighborly bonds a small town promises. When she befriends resident John Dodge, she quickly discovers that below Middletown’s flinchingly honest exterior lies something much more complex. Middletown is a wry, human portrait of a town with two lives — one ordinary and visible, the other epic and mysterious.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Punk Rock3/25/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Teen angst erupts in fiercely funny "Punk Rock"
Seven teens at an English prep school tangle with the pressures of love, sex, bullying and college entrance exams, revealing the confusion, disconnect and latent savagery simmering beneath the surface.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Cat On A Hot Tin Roof3/16/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
The Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the new Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale with a fully partner-cast production of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. In the steamy Mississippi Delta on a hot summer evening, members of a prominent Southern family are pushed to the brink when tender memories are relived and life altering secrets are revealed.
Dean Productions - Glendale - Presents:The 39 Steps4/20/2017 - 4/29/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
Four actors play over 150 characters in this hit suspense comedy.
This is an outdoor event. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, picnics, and lawn chairs. Families are welcome.
La Mirada Theatre - La Mirada - Presents:West Side Story4/21/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
From the first notes to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. As powerful, poignant, and timely as ever, the thrilling Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim score – including “Tonight,” “Maria,” “America” and the classic “Somewhere,” remains one of the best ever written.
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Skeleton Crew4/8/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
Times are tough in 2008 Detroit, but there’s still one working auto plant. The long hours and demanding shifts have turned the line workers into a family. The firm, compassionate Faye holds them together, and she’s only months away from retiring with her full pension. But when she discovers that management has a new plan, she’s torn between self-preservation and allegiance to her coworkers.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:The Originalist4/11/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
When a bright, liberal law school graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Antonin Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor. As the country waits for Scalia’s seat to be filled, The Originalist looks into the complexities of one of the most polarizing Supreme Court Justices of all times.
Rag Lady Productions - San Diego - Presents:The Geeze & Me3/31/2017 - 4/29/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down. The World Premiere of The Geeze & Me will be presented in San Diego, March 31 - April 29 at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center.
A Noise Within Theatre - Pasadena - Presents:Man of La Mancha3/26/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Dream the impossible dream with the wandering hidalgo in this quintessential tale about the resilience of the human spirit, and the power of storytelling when faced with insurmountable odds.
Written by Dale Wasserman • Music by Mitch Leigh • Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:On The 20th Century3/9/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
A Madcap Musical Comedy!
"Old-fashioned musical comedy magic" - USA Today
"The show is a nonstop delight." - The New York Post
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #8Sunday, 5/7/2017
- A. BEACH & S. BARBER: Songs for Soprano & Piano
- S. BARBER: "Adagio" for Strings in B Flat minor
- R. CLARKE: Piano Trio
- R. CLARKE: Three movements for two Violins & Piano
- A. BEACH: Piano Quintet in F Sharp minor Op 67
Elissa JOHNSTON, Soprano,
Tereza STANISLAV & Ambroise AUBRUN, Violins,
Jonathan MOERSCHEL, Viola,
Eric BYERS, Cello,
Inna FALIKS, Piano.
AAP - Food Samaritans - Palm Springs - Presents:'Evening Under the Stars’ Saturday, 5/6/2017
Dust off your dancing shoes for this 24th annual event! Evening Under the Stars will feature a performance by the iconic Motown group Martha Reeves & the Vandellas that had, in their heyday, more than 26 hits and were a constant presence on the music charts, as well as on television and in top music venues across the US and abroad.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Wade in the WaterSunday, 4/30/2017
Robert Shaw’s Amazing Grace, Randall Thompson’s Alleluia, Moses Hogan’s Wade in the Water and other spiritual music of renewal.
Dance Camera West - Los Angeles - Presents:16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival4/20/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film and live performance.
UCLA’s Fowler Museum, Glorya Kaufman Hall UCLA, and Royce Hall from April 20-23, 2017 and at the Santa Monica Pier
The Luckman - Los Angeles - Presents:Northwest Dance ProjectSaturday, 4/29/2017
NW Dance Project is dedicated to the creation and performance of innovative, new contemporary dance works from established and emerging dance works from established and emerging dance makers created in an open and artistically stimulating environment.
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:Dance Gallery- San Diego BalletSaturday, 4/29/2017
An intimate evening with the San Diego Ballet offering an unique perspective into our company of artists. Emerging choreographers from the San Diego Ballet present a one-of- a-kind mixed rep production under the direction of Artistic Director, Javier Velasco. Come and meet our artists… up close and personal!
Special reception to follow performance.
La Jolla Music Society - San Diego - Presents:Nikolay Khozyainov, pianoSaturday, 4/29/2017
La Jolla Music Society welcomes the return of Russian pianist Nikolay Khozyainov.
Winner of the 2012 Dublin International Piano Competition,
Mr. Khozyainov, one of the most sought after pianists of his generation, brings a virtuosic program of works by composers including Chopin and Liszt.
Festival Mozaic - Paso Robles - Presents:Festival Mozaic WinterMezzo Coda: The Chopin ProjectSaturday, 4/29/2017
In 2010, pianist Jocelyn Swigger set out on a journey to learn all 27 Chopin etudes.
In this multimedia program, she’ll discuss how her life and her musicianship transformed as she learned this notoriously difficult music. She'll perform on the piano that belonged to Ignacy Paderewski, who published editions of Chopin's works and who has deep roots in Paso Robles.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Big Band BashSaturday, 4/29/2017
BIG BAND BASH WITH THE JAZZ @ THE JACOBS ORCHESTRA!
A handpicked 16-piece big band of jazz all-stars will make their debut as the Jazz @ The Jacobs Orchestra, led by series curator and trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos. This special concert features the San Diego Symphony and veteran jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison performing the best of Ellington, Basie and more!
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:The Jason Bishop Show Saturday, 4/29/2017
As America’s hottest illusionist, Jason Bishop mystifies with stunning and original state-of-theart magic, award-winning sleight of hand, and one-of-a-kind grand illusions delivered with a totally modern energy and an outstanding rock soundtrack.
Idyllwild Arts Foundation - Beverly Hills - Presents:Idyllwild Arts Academy Student ShowcaseSaturday, 4/29/2017
A performance by Idyllwild Arts Academy's musicians, dancers, theatre artists, fashion designers and visual artists.
The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:The Claremont Concert Orchestra & Choirs4/29/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
David Cubek, conductor and orchestral preparation
David Rentz, choral preparation
The choirs and orchestra of the Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, in collaboration with the Chamber Choir of Chaffey College and guest soloists, will perform Mozart’s renowned Requiem in D minor.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Four by Four: A Tribute to The Beach Boys The Beatles • The Bee Gees • MotownSunday, 4/30/2017
A stellar cast of four sensational entertainers
perform the hits from four of the most iconic
musical styles in pop music history! This Vegasstyle
revue is complete with fun costumes, and
choreographed production numbers like “Twist
and Shout,” “Stop in the Name of Love,” “Surfin’ USA,
“Stayin’ Alive,” and more!
An 11:11 Experience - West Hollywood - Presents:Elevator The Play3/24/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Michael Leoni’s celebrated play ELEVATOR returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement, exploring what happens when seven strangers get stuck in an elevator. Laced with musical sequences and cinematic style, ELEVATOR is a comedic and emotional ride into the human psyche and asks the fundamental question: who are you behind closed doors?
Loyola Marymount University - Department of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:52nd Annual Spring Chorale at LMUFriday, 4/28/2017
The Loyola Marymount University Choruses will present an evening of classical music on Friday, April 28, at the 52nd annual Spring Chorale in the Sacred Heart Chapel on the Westchester campus. LMU’s Concert Choir, Consort Singers and Women’s Chamber Ensemble will perform under the direction of Dr. Mary C. Breden, director of choral activities.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:Spring Choral SpectacularFriday, 4/28/2017
The Choirs of Christ Cathedral, Diocesan Choir, Diocesan Children's Choir and the Choir of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
over 200 voices and instruments!!
The program will feature Guest Tenor, César Sanchez. The program includes works from Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Campbell, Tschensnokoff, Biebl, Nestor, Tye and a special performance of Misa Criolla by Ariel Ramirez.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:Dance MFA Concerts4/28/2017 - 5/6/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Come experience new works by graduate student choreographers as they present a culmination of their academic education at CTSA and perform the final shows of the dance season.
Free of charge
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College Jazz EnsembleFriday, 4/28/2017
Director Barb Catlin leads the ensemble and guest trumpeter Wayne Bergeron in and evening of classics to contemporary. Bergeron is one of the most sought-after musicians in the world performing in studio sessions, jazz concerts and in guest appearances around the globe.
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Citizen: An American Lyric4/28/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Fountain Theatre’s Citizen: An American Lyric, a meditation on race that fuses poetry, prose, movement, music and the video image, is a provocative stage adaptation of Claudia Rankine’s internationally acclaimed book of poetry about everyday acts of racism in America adapted by playwright and Fountain Theatre Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Wagner’s Ring4/28/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Swiss conductor and Music Director of the Paris Opéra Philippe Jordan leads a veritable “best of” Wagner’s massive Ring of the Nibelung, a musical milestone in Western civilization.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Popular Music: Second-Year ShowcaseFriday, 4/28/2017
Sean Holt leads second-year Popular Music students in this showcase, focusing on stylistic nuance, groove, and ensemble technique.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College Glee ClubThursday, 4/27/2017
Pomona College's celebrated chamber choral ensemble presents a program music by Brahms, Hindemith, Rutter, Stanford, Tchaikovsky and others from across the centuries.
Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Night featuring CreSCendoThursday, 4/27/2017
The CreSCendo Vocal Jazz Ensemble, led by Sara Gazarek, headlines this ongoing series of contemporary jazz.
L.A. Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:Act One4/27/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Mark Jude Sullivan, Jane Kaczmarek and Jon Tenney head the cast when L.A. Theatre Works records James Lapine’s stage adaptation of Moss Hart’s ‘Act One’ live-in-performance for radio broadcast and online download.
Five performances, April 27-30, at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Uncanny Valley4/19/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Sometime in the not-too-distant future, a neuroscientist works closely with an artificial being to teach him how to become more human and to grow beyond the “uncanny valley” — a term used to describe the discomfort we feel when we see electronic recreations of human beings that are oh-so-close, but just not quite right. A chilling jaunt into the future.
CSUN Department of Music - Northridge - Presents:CSUN “Discovery: Music!” ConcertThursday, 4/27/2017
In the tradition of Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts, join the CSUN Wind Ensemble, and their conductor Lawrence Stoffel, for the 13th annual “Discovery: Music!” Concert
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:The Who GenerationThursday, 4/27/2017
The Who Generation pays tribute to the British rock band The Who, recreating visually and sonically the magic of the original band. Two of the members have also performed with, and for, The Who’s Roger Daltrey.
Hudson Guild Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:"Plasticity"1/28/2017 - 5/22/2017 (next performance: Monday, 5/1/2017)
World premiere multimedia play
A comatose man re-emerges into consciousness in a multilayered, multimedia theatrical event about the miraculous power of the brain to re-wire and heal itself. Blending cutting-edge science with masterful storytelling, it’s a profound, often comedic tour of the collective unconscious.
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:UCLA PhilharmoniaThursday, 4/27/2017
Conducted by Neal Stulberg
UCLA Philharmonia will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s monumental Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103, “The Year 1905” (1957) in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:The Naked Souls of Kings and Queens4/27/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
In the first of a seven-part Dance + Design series, American Contemporary Ballet re-creates the dances and dance crazes that fascinated generations and informed history.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - Los Angeles - Presents:Stupid F#@king Bird4/21/2017 - 4/28/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
A young director and a young actor rage against an older generation of artists and everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art and growing up can be.
In this funny, irreverent new remix of Chekhov’s "The Seagull," the timeless battle between young and old searches for the meaning of it all.
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Into The Woods4/11/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
Venture back Into The Woods with the acclaimed Fiasco Theater production that the Associated Press called ingenious and bewitching. Unanimously praised and extended twice at Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theater, the Tony Award®-winning musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine has been mounted with boundless imagination.
USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance - Los Angeles - Presents:Spring Dance Performance4/26/2017 - 4/28/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
Join us on the USC campus for an incredible program of free performances featuring new and master works of dance performed by BFA students from the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Witness a wide-ranging repertory by renowned choreographers including:
Jessica Lee Keller & Christopher Scott
& Raphael Xavier.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free1/4/2017 - 7/26/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/3/2017)
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
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:The Santa Cecilia Orchestra TrioSaturday, 4/29/2017
After its sold-out concert last season, Santa Cecilia Orchestra returns with a trio performing family-friendly classics, including works by Latino composers, in the intimate Lovelace Studio Theater.
San Gabriel Mission Playhouse - San Gabriel - Presents:Jornada: The Flourishing of FlamencoSaturday, 4/29/2017
Jornada is back! A grand celebration of world music and dance, Jornada traced the development and influence of Flamenco last Spring. Visit the Mission Playhouse on International Dance Day, Saturday, April 29th at 7:30pm as the journey continues.
Pierre Leloup - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Dance Festival Master Class4/29/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
Master Classes, Brockus Project Studios
Saturday & Sunday, April 29-30 & May 6-7 & May 20-21 - 10am-5pm $10-$20
Open Classes taught by the companies of LADF 2017
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:The Legend of Georgia McBride4/14/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
After years of struggling at a small-time club in the Florida Panhandle, Casey realizes it’s now or never for his career as an Elvis impersonator. Enter Miss Tracy Mills, a self-proclaimed grand dame of drag who guarantees Casey’s life is about to get “all shook up.”
"Plenty of laughs guaranteed.The cast is brilliant. A FEATURED event.GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation - Torrance - Presents:Rave On!Friday, 4/28/2017
Rave On reinvents the ordinary tribute show with an electrifying, high-energy, rock ‘n' roll extravaganza featuring America's Premiere Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan, who is a dead-ringer for the legendary rocker, and is backed by the rockin' Rave On Band. Their incredible musicianship ignites the stage and breathes new life into the music of Buddy Holly.
University of California, Riverside Department of Dance - Riverside - Presents:¿Quién sigue? (Who's Next?) Rebeca Hernandez, MFA Dance Concert4/28/2017 - 4/29/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
University of California, Riverside Department of Dance presents
¿Quién sigue? (Who's Next?)
Choreographed and directed by Rebeca Hernandez, MFA candidate in Experimental Choreography
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Tosca at LA Opera4/22/2017 - 5/13/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
A fiery prima donna is forced to play a role she never imagined when she becomes trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover and the scheming of a treacherous police chief who will stop at nothing in his lust for her. The explosive triangle comes to a hair-raising conclusion in one of opera's bloodiest, most intense dramas.