Marshall Cordell, Albert Samuels and Emily Dorezas - Culver City - Presents:
50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody
2/25/2014 - 3/30/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL - THE ORIGINAL PARODY, the hilarious parody of the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon, will have its Los Angeles premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in February 2014. A sexy, hysterical musical romp, 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL is a laugh out loud night of fun that you won’t want to miss!
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:
2/7/2014 - 3/9/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
Athens University is in the midst of a thirty-year losing streak, so Lyssie J. and her girl-power posse won’t “give it up” to their basketball-playing boyfriends until they win a game. The hilarious dialogue and upbeat score from five-time Tony nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn is an electric combination of Mean Girls, Glee and Pitch Perfect.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:
Dudamel Conducts Brahms
3/6/2014 - 3/9/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
John Corigliano’s First Symphony, inspired by the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, memorializes friends and colleagues of his. In stark contrast, Brahms’ Second is cheery and pastoral, and was composed with blazing speed compared to Brahms’ First Symphony.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:
Haifa Symphony Orchestra of Israel
3/9/2014 - 3/10/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
The most eminent musical institute in the north of Israel, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra of Israel, which encourages the promotion of Israeli culture, features Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich in a dramatic performance of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 30.
Los Angeles Ballet - Redondo Beach - Presents:
Los Angeles Ballet presents 'La Sylphide' - Redondo
Los Angeles Ballet presents “La Sylphide”. This romantic, two-act story ballet tells the tale of a young Scotsman who falls in love with a sylph. This program also includes George Balanchine’s beloved “Serenade”, to the music of Tchaikovsky.
LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:
Calder Quartet with Red Fish Blue Fish
LACMA opens its Art & Music series with a special concert celebrating the exhibition Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic, on view through July 27. Join the Calder Quartet, who the New York Times describes as "superb," and the percussion ensemble red fish blue fish as they join forces to play contemporary composer Jason Treuting's Oblique Music.
Cirque Du Soleil/Live Nation - Santa Monica - Presents:
TOTEM from Cirque du Soleil
1/17/2014 - 3/16/2014 (next performance: Friday, 3/14/2014)
“The acrobatics are mind-boggling, the costumes are stunning, the lighting and projections are extraordinary and the musical score is mesmerizing. Cirque du Soleil wows the audience yet again with TOTEM. GO!!” – Performing Arts LIVE
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:
LA Opera presents Britten's BILLY BUDD
2/22/2014 - 3/16/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 3/13/2014)
“WOW. The Los Angeles Opera pulls out all of the stops to make this epic production of BILLY BUDD a winner….It is a privilege to be able to witness such powerful work. I did not want the thrilling and well-executed Melville tale to end. It is most certainly one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE (mn)
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo: LAC (after Swan Lake)
3/7/2014 - 3/9/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo of Monaco returns with this American premiere of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s interpretation of the classic Swan Lake.
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:
1/25/2014 - 3/16/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
Religion, politics and theater collide in an ambitious triptych that follows three acting troupes as they stage a passion play at different moments in history: Elizabethan England, Nazi Germany and Reagan-Era America. Bart DeLorenzo directs the Los Angeles premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s wild ride through religious pomp and pageantry, kicking off the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble’s 45th Anniversary Season.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
1/29/2014 - 3/16/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
EXTENDED - NOW THROUGH MARCH 16 ONLY
Mark Taper Forum
By Christopher Durang
Directed by David Hyde Pierce
“It’s easy to see how this show won the 2013 Tony Award® for Best Play. The entire cast is terrific and the set is gorgeous. The audience absolutely loved it. We did too. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:
Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #6
Two "USA PREMIERES" for an exquisite and emotional event:
World Renowned Violinist Guillaume SUTRE, who is also the Director of Chamber Music at the UCLA School of Music, is joined by Elissa JOHNSTON Soprano, Award-Winning Cellist Tim LANDAUER, and Pianist Steven VANHAUWAERT, ...
Laguna Playhouse & The Reduced Shakespeare Company™ - Laguna Beach - Presents:
All the Great Books
3/4/2014 - 3/30/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
Confused by Confucius? Thoroughly thrown by Thoreau? Wish Swift was swifter? Tennyson tinier? Then buckle up and hop aboard as America's best loved comedy troupe zips through everything you were supposed to read in school, but probably didn't.
Santa Monica Symphony Association - Santa Monica - Presents:
Santa Monica Symphony Concert - Romance and Russia
Join the Santa Monica Symphony for a musical voyage to Russia. Savor the soaring melodies of Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances experience Glazunov’s hauntingly beautiful Violin Concerto with soloist Heidi Hatch, the Santa Monica Symphony’s brilliant young concertmistress. And revel in the most romantic of all romantic symphonies, Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2.
GYO - Glendale - Presents:
Glendale Youth Orchestra
25th Anniversary Season
Brad Keimach, conductor
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Bellini - Overture to "Norma"
Beethoven - Violin Concerto (2nd and 3rd movements)
Sarah Worden, violin
A live presentation of
Charlie Chaplin's "The Rink"
with the orchestra playing the score to the film.
Composed by Carl Davis
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:
City Ballet's: Balanchine Masterworks
3/7/2014 - 3/9/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
City Ballet of San Diego performs a full program of ballets by the legendary George Balanchine which includes “Apollo,” “Serenade,” “Sonatine” and the San Diego premiere of “Allegro Brillante” accompanied by The City Ballet Orchestra, John Nettles conducting.
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:
1/5/2014 - 6/29/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/16/2014)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Pacific Opera Project - Los Angeles - Presents:
3/7/2014 - 3/15/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 3/13/2014)
Pacific Opera Project continues our successful "POP-Up" series with Carmen. Famous operas staged in just over a week in an intimate venue and table seating available which comes with wine and food. Twenty-five singers will perform feet from the audience with the best singers from LA and from across the country.
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:
3/7/2014 - 4/19/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/12/2014)
Three drummer boys fight to survive during the Civil War.
The Steinway Society of Riverside County - Rancho Mirage - Presents:
2014 The Steinway Festival Piano Competition
3/9/2014 - 3/16/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
This is a unique opportunity to witness some of the finest musical talent that the Coachella Valley and Inland Empire has to offer.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:
3/6/2014 - 4/27/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Directed by Sean Murray
Mar 6 - Apr 27, 2014
Low-priced Previews Mar 6 - 14, 2014
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:
Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane
2/28/2014 - 3/20/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
"It is privilege to be in the audience! This is a must for all theater goers and is one of our FEATURED events!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Due to popular demand Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane, a Geffen Playhouse Spotlight Entertainment Series event has been extended through Thursday, March 20
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts & Kneehigh Theater - Beverly Hills - Presents:
3/6/2014 - 3/23/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
Two friends, Cotton and Wrinkle, diligently look after a grove of birdhouses, making sure that everything stays "bright, ordered and white."But when colors start to appear, things become truly magical.
"A splendid production that the children loved. Plenty of fun for all" - Performing Arts LIVE
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:
At The Broad Stage we always welcome our neighbors. But we are especially proud to host a most beloved neighbor, the internationally acclaimed cellist, Lynn Harrell. Making his home in Santa Monica, this two-time Grammy Award-winner and guest of the world’s leading orchestras exists in the highest echelons as a soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, conductor and teacher throughout the world.
The Antaeus Company - North Hollywood - Presents:
3/6/2014 - 5/4/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
Antaeus. L.A.’s classical theater ensemble, kicks off its 2014 season with a fully partner-cast production of the award-winning comedy by Caryl Churchill. Politics get personal in the go-getting 1980s of Margaret Thatcher's England when Marlene, who has just been made managing director of the Top Girls Employment Agency, discovers that life above the glass ceiling is not all it's cracked up to be.
Ruskin Group Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:
3/7/2014 - 4/6/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
An EMMY Award winning journalist stumbles on a plot that towers all others. Based on a true story, playwright Kathrine Bates crafts this stunning account of lust, lies, and fantasies into a World Premiere production at Ruskin Group Theatre.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:
Composition Program Student Showcase
In a double-header, Thornton’s Composition program presents two concerts featuring new solo, chamber, and vocal works by student composers.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:
"Author! Author! - an evening with Sholom Aleichem"
3/8/2014 - 3/30/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
“GO! You won’t be sorry!” raves Backstage. “Enchanting!” exclaims Variety. 100 reviews! 100 raves! It’s the joyous, hilarious, touching, and ever-popular classic musical comedy, the longest-running Jewish musical in LA theatre history! The glorious numbers, poignant moments and delightful humor will have you laughing, crying, tapping your toes and celebrating life like never before.
The Festival Singers - Lake Forest - Presents:
Sing Me To Heaven
The Festival Singers of Orange County presents "Sing Me To Heaven." The concert begins with lively spirituals about what is in store for us in that place "O'er the River Jordan" variously called "Heaven" or "The Promised Land." The program also includes works by Brahms, Copland, Gawthrop and Handel and features the west coast premiere of "Shake My Faith - A Passover Gospel Story" by Karen Hart.
Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:
The Trial Of Dedan Kimathi
3/8/2014 - 3/16/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 3/9/2014)
by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
Los Angeles Jewish Symphony - Bel-Air - Presents:
Klassics to Klezmer
The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony celebrates its 20th Anniversary with both classical and the traditional sounds of eastern Europe’s Klezmer!
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:
Organ Recital: Ann Elise Smoot
Winner of the 1998 National Young Artists Competition of The American Guild of Organists, Smoot has made critically acclaimed recordings at the Washington National Cathedral and on the two historic Silbermann organs in Alsace, France.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:
The Flying Karamazov Brothers
Expect the unexpected with The Flying Karamazov Brothers, featuring the four self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics spicing things up with a zany showcase filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics, arcane errata, and astonishing juggling feats. Formed at UC Santa Cruz in 1973, The Flying Karamazov Brothers have been seen around the world, on Broadway, on television and on the big screen.