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Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:My Fair Lady3/5/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/22/2015)
When Professor Henry Higgins wagers he can transform a Cockney flower girl into an aristocratic lady, he never guesses that Eliza Doolittle will in turn transform him. The Lerner and Loewe's classic musical features such enduring favorites as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," "The Rain in Spain," "On the Street Where You Live," and "Get Me to the Church on Time."
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice A Musical4/17/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/22/2015)
In this musical, the love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy comes to life when Jane Austen and her sister Cassandra revisit "First Impressions," an earlier version of the beloved novel. As Austen makes changes, the Austen sisters must learn to see both the story and each other in a new light.
Cabrillo Music Theatre - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Mary Poppins 4/17/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/23/2015)
Disney's immortal classic, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, comes to Thousand Oaks for the very first time in a glorious new production! All the great songs are there: "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cheree,” “Feed the Birds,” “I Love To Laugh,” and all the rest, plus brand-new songs written for the stage.
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:Freud's Last Session4/10/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/21/2015)
by Mark St. Germain
directed by Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado
April 10 - May 17
At the outbreak of WWII Sigmund Freud has a meeting with a young Oxford professor, C.S. Lewis. Playwright Mark St. Germain presents an exhilarating conversation both profound and humorous, about love, sex, death and God from two fascinatingly different points of view.
Piano Spheres - Los Angeles - Presents:Piano Spheres Gloria ChengTuesday, 4/21/2015
Gloria Cheng “LYRIC / MODERN,” Music from 21st Century composers
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The White Snake3/21/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/21/2015)
One of the true geniuses of the American theatre makes her long-awaited San Diego debut with The White Snake! Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman creates an enchanting theatrical spectacle with live music and sumptuous visuals.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:SPRING AWAKENING4/17/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/23/2015)
"Broadway may never be the same again!” wrote The New York Times and this luscious, passionate, electrifying journey from adolescence to adulthood fuses morality, rock & roll and teen angst in a way that audiences find unforgettable.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:DANCE+DESIGN II: The Eloquence of Astaire5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/2/2015)
FEATURING THE DANCES OF FRED ASTAIRE WITH GINGER ROGERS
See rare recreations of two Astaire masterpieces (never before performed by the company), and gain insight into Astaire's special genius.
“…Lincoln Jones made the most complex issues seem like child’s play in a beguiling ‘Dance and Design’...”
—Los Angeles Times
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Diavolo5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
A local favorite and worldwide wonder, Diavolo returns to The Broad Stage for a weekend of gravity-defying performance that will stir audiences into a frenzy of excitement.
LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Celebrating Los AngelesWednesday, 4/29/2015
In honor of LACMA’s 50th anniversary, the museum hosts Celebrating Los Angeles, an event featuring some of the world’s finest composers and ensembles that reside in Los Angeles. The concert includes performances by Angel City Chorale Martin Chalifour members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and new music ensemble, Xtet.
Vanguard University - Costa Mesa - Presents:Kiss Me, Kate4/10/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/23/2015)
A Classic Broadway Musical that cleverly reveals how “The show must go on!”
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack
Directed by Susan K. Berkompas
Los Angeles Philharmonic & Youth Orchestra LA - San Pedro - Presents:Los Angeles Philharmonic Free Neighborhood ConcertSunday, 4/26/2015
The Los Angeles Philharmonic continues its tradition of presenting free neighborhood concerts throughout Los Angeles County with an orchestral concert at the Warner Grand Theatre, Sunday, April 26, at 5 PM, and a chamber music concert at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Monday, May 11, at 7 PM.
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - CELEBRATION - GALA CONCERTSunday, 4/26/2015
ALEXANDER TREGER, conductor
GLENN DICTEROW, violin
KAREN DREYFUS, viola
Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Thirty-four year veteran NY Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and acclaimed violist Karen Dreyfus join AYS to showcase the melodic intricacies of Mozart’s celebrated Sinfonia Concertante, his last and greatest string concerto.
Alexandra Guarnieri - Santa Monica - Presents:The Train Zakapone12/18/2014 - 6/28/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/23/2015)
Los Angeles theater: Broadway Shows, Musicals, Plays and Concerts Presents The Train Zakapone
A true story of hate and love explores the human condition in its darkest and most exquisite moments. It is a compelling love story that lays bare how compassion and intolerance can, even in the most unusual of circumstances, be one.
Da Camera Society - Los Angeles - Presents:Italian Saxophone QuartetSaturday, 4/25/2015
Chamber Music in Historic Sites presents the Italian Saxophone Quartet.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Peter and the Wolf 4/25/2015 - 5/2/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 4/25/2015)
Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Peter and the Wolf
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Saturday April 25, 11:00 am
Saturday May 02, 11:00 am
Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont - Presents:Beauty and the Beast- Inland Pacific Ballet4/25/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 4/25/2015)
With beautiful sets and costumes, and a magnificent sound collage of music, Beauty and the Beast is a visual feast that will delight audiences of all ages! Meet the cast after the performance for photos and autographs.
The Antaeus Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Henry IV, Part 13/5/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/23/2015)
Antaeus, L.A.’s classical theater ensemble, opens its 2015 season with a fully partner-cast production of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part I.
San Diego Opera - San Diego - Presents:San Diego Opera Presents "El Pasado Nunca se Termina (The Past is Never Finished"Saturday, 4/25/2015
The great Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlán returns in our 50th Anniversary Season with an entirely new Mariachi opera from the same team which created Cruzar la Cara de la Luna, the sold-out hit in 2013.
Jacaranda - music at the edge - Santa Monica - Presents:SATELLITE STATES: Music of Schnittke, Pärt, Gubaidulina & ProkofievSaturday, 4/25/2015
Jacaranda is designed for newcomers, recording collectors, and edge-loving connoisseurs – listening with a sense of discovery and all the social benefits that only live concerts can provide. Jacaranda is a series of adventures – music from centuries past next to unforgettable new and modern music played by brilliant musicians.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:"Hercules vs. Vampires" at LA Opera4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/23/2015)
Buckle your seat belts for LA Opera's most offbeat presentation ever! "Hercules vs. Vampires" features an operatic score performed live to a screening of Mario Bava's cult film "Hercules in the Haunted World," a 1961 sword-and-sandal epic starring bodybuilder Reg Park and horror legend Christopher Lee.
The Blank Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:Sons of the Prophet1/31/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Friday, 4/24/2015)
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
Musical Theatre West - Long Beach - Presents:Les Miserables4/10/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/23/2015)
Musical Theatre West (MTW) presents the exhilarating musical masterpiece, Les Misérables at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center April 10-26.
"This Broadway worthy production is a winner!. The vocal performances are powerful. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!" Performing Arts LIVE
ADDED PERFORMANCE Sunday, April 26, 7pm
Benita Bike's DanceArt - Sylmar - Presents:Benita Bike's DanceArt at LA Mission CollegeThursday, 4/23/2015
Unique interactive dance performance featuring brand new "Renaissance 5" to bawdy Renaissance music and repertory works "In the Garden" and "Through the Lens."
San Diego Dance Theater - San Diego - Presents:White Box Live Arts Fest 20154/14/2015 - 5/2/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/22/2015)
In a rare chronological festival, Artistic Director, Jean Isaacs curates a living history of dance, organized around ten evenings that follow the development of modern dance in the United States, from the early 20th Century to today.
Theatre Planners - Hollywood - Presents:Recorded in Hollywood4/9/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Friday, 4/24/2015)
In 1948, a decade before Motown, black businessman and entrepreneur John Dolphin opened his soon-to-be world famous Dolphin’s of Hollywood record store in South Los Angeles, just off legendary Central Avenue. Bringing this little-known slice of L.A. history to life on stage, the world premiere of Recorded in Hollywood opens at the Lillian Theatre on April 11.
The Music Guild - Brentwood - Presents:The Music Guild presents The Lark String Quartet4/20/2015 - 4/22/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/21/2015)
Monday, April 20, 2015, 8:00pm: University Synagogue, Brentwood
Tuesday April 21, 2015, 8:00 pm: Daniel Hall, Cal State Long Beach
Wednesday April 22, 2015: Adat Ari El Temple, North Hollywood
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Cinderella3/17/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/21/2015)
“The staging is magnificent to look at and exquisitely rendered. CINDERELLA is a visual extravaganza. To see the amazing costumes and hear the Rodgers + Hammerstein’s songs are worth the price of admission. Bring the whole family to delight in the magnificence of it all.” – Performing Arts LIVE
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Buyer & Cellar4/4/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/21/2015)
What’s a renowned diva to do with decades of memories that light the corners of her mind? And where to put the acres of memorabilia bursting the seams of her Malibu estate? If you’re Barbra Streisand, you enshrine them in a mini-mall in your basement where you can pretend to go shopping!
The Desert Rose Playhouse - Rancho Mirage - Presents:The Little Dog Laughed 4/17/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Friday, 4/24/2015)
The Little Dog Laughed follows the adventures of Mitchell Green, a movie star who could hit big if it weren't for one teensy-weensy problem - his agent Diane can't seem to keep him in the closet.
Jewish Studies Program - San Diego - Presents:Jews and Latinos! Jewish Music and Hot Latin RhythmsWednesday, 4/22/2015
"Jewish Music and Hot Latin Rhythms will be a concert event that takes the listener from the East European shtetl to a swinging night club in Miami Beach, and back."
CAMA - Santa Barbara - Presents:CAMA'S Masterseries Presents Ian Bostridge, tenorThursday, 4/23/2015
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Wenwen Du, piano
“The audience was on the edge of its seats … It was a Winterreisestretched to the breaking point of inherited musical tradition … never boring and always provocative — a performance at once bracing, riveting and effective.”
Irvine Barclay Theatre and New World Flamenco Festival - Irvine - Presents:Flamenco Abierto4/24/2015 - 4/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 4/24/2015)
A backstage, onstage, mix-it-up featuring some of California’s finest flamencos.
The Barclay and the Festival present an “eye-opening” flamenco experience. Yaelisa, dancer and artistic director of the Festival, and a dozen of California’s recognized flamencos will host our guests in an interactive evening of flamenco and general merriment.
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:A Streetcar Named Desire 4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Friday, 4/24/2015)
Opera Santa Barbara Presents – A Streetcar Named Desire - Andre Previn
Sultry. Steamy. Seductive.
Based on Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winning play, André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire reigns as one of the great American operas.
Lancaster Performing Arts Center - Lancaster - Presents:Well StrungFriday, 4/24/2015
La Jolla Music Society - san Diego - Presents:Michael FeinsteinSaturday, 4/25/2015
La Jolla Music Society welcomes Grammy® and Emmy® nominated Michael Feinstein in his LJMS debut with his Frank Sinatra Centennial program.
Beverly Hills Bar Assocation - Beverly HIlls - Presents:Vintage BouquetSunday, 4/26/2015
Beverly Hills Bar Association hosts the 27th Annual Vintage Bouquet food and wine event featuring tastings from leading wineries, beverage companies and restaurants on April 26, noon - 4 pm, at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:The Power of Duff4/7/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/21/2015)
When TV anchor Charlie Duff begins to sign-off each broadcast with a prayer, a growing crowd of believers becomes glued to their TV sets — wondering when their prayers will be answered. But what the prayers do — and don’t do — to those closest to Duff tests the news anchor’s own beliefs. Stephen Belber’s sharp new play asks if there is anything more vital than the faith we have in one another.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:Julius Caesar3/22/2015 - 5/8/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 4/25/2015)
Among the world’s most celebrated plays, Julius Caesar is also one of the most action packed. With trickery at every turn, count on holding your breath as allegiances shift with every scene. Democracy has never been this demonic, nor the Bard so prophetic in his most psychologically powerful (and modern) play.
Mozart & Company - Pasadena - Presents:Pianist Xiao Peng Jiang in RecitalSunday, 4/26/2015
Mozart & Co.presents brilliant young pianist Xiao Peng Jiang in a solo recital on April 26 featuring Beethoven's monumental last Sonatas, Op. 110 & 111, plus Chopin's Polonaise-Fantasie and "Heroic" Polonaise, Op.53 in Ab, performed on a Bosendorfer Imperial concert grand piano.