Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association - Los Angeles - Presents:
Los Angeles Zoo's Roaring Nights August
WE ARE TWIN BRINGS ROCK 'N' ROLL SOUL SOUNDS WITH R&B AND POP TOUCHES TO "ROARING NIGHTS AUGUST,"
Roaring Nights, Media Sponsored By KCRW,Also Features Dance Party, L.A. Food Trucks, Full-Service Bars, Pop-Up Zookeeper Talks, Animal Encounters and Visits to Zoo's New Rainforest of the Americas Plus Other Animal Habitats
Tutle Man Productions - venice - Presents:
Venice Beach Music Fest 9
Free Music and Arts Festival:
Venice Beach Music Fest 9!
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Full day of music, dance, and arts featuring Willie Chambers, Greg Douglass (with special guest Barry "The Fish" Melton), The King Brothers, The Untouchables, Jah Faith and The Hashishans, and more, all in the heart of Venice!
Pacific Symphony - Irvine - Presents:
The silky smooth sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G are perfect for a spectacular summer evening beneath the sky! In a recording career that spans three decades and 23 albums, the Grammy Award-winner has sold more than 75 million records worldwide and enjoyed more than a dozen climbs to the top of Billboard’s contemporary jazz chart.
La Jolla Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:
SummerFest Finale with Leonard Slatkin
La Jolla Music Society closes SummerFest 2014 with Music Director of both the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre National de Lyon, France, Leonard Slatkin conducting the SummerFest Chamber Orchestra.
Program features Beethoven, Mozart, Ginastera and more!
Independent Shakespeare Co. - Los Angeles - Presents:
Twelfth Night - Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival 2014
6/26/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 8/24/2014)
This summer, Shakespeare’s delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT or What You Will.
CARS - Beverly Hills - Presents:
For Now - Ate9 Dance Co. & Omid Walizadeh
This collaboration will explore the parallel worlds of movement and sound, through a performance between Ate9 Dance Company and Persian-American underground hip-hop, electronic producer Omid Walizadeh.
Psyche Productions, LLC in association with Greenway Arts Alliance - Hollywood - Presents:
PSYCHE: A Modern Rock Opera
8/29/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/29/2014)
Every “Once Upon A Time” began with her. In this modern retelling of the ancient Greek myth about the "original" princess, PSYCHE: A Modern Rock Opera is a stylistic musical hybrid of post-modernism and rock. A theatrical fever dream where the human princess Psyche and the god Eros fall wildly in love, but Aphrodite and Psyche’s evil sisters may have other plans.
Festival of New American Musicals - Los Angeles - Presents:
ASCAP / Festival Staged Reading of… The Front
8/19/2014 - 8/20/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
Remember the classic film about the Hollywood blacklist, the one that starred Woody Allen and Zero Mostel? It is now a remarkable musical, one that we are proud to present, with ASCAP.
Redlands Bowl - Redlands - Presents:
Redlands Bowl Summer Festival
6/27/2014 - 8/22/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
Experience the Redlands Bowl Summer Festival, the oldest continuously running music festival in Southern California, and the United States, where no admission is charged.
World-class performing arts feature something to delight everyone, from: Symphony Concerts to Children’s Choirs to Blue Grass Highland Pipe Bands to Military Bands to Big Bands Ballets to Folk Dancing to River Dance...
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:
8/19/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:
8/22/2014 - 8/23/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)
Matthew Garbutt, conductor
Vanessa Williams, vocals
The Geffen Playhouse - Westwood Village - Presents:
Dixie's Tupperware Party
7/8/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
“Dixie Longate (Your Tupperware Lady) is truly a gifted comedian. Can’t remember the last time we laughed so much. This show is hysterical and not to be missed! It is one of our FEATURED events. GO” – Performing Arts LIVE
Written by Kris Andersson, the production is playing Los Angeles as part of its 6th smash national tour.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:
We Will Rock You
7/15/2014 - 8/24/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
“‘Another One Bites The Dust’, a winner that is, at the Ahmanson. Don’t pay attention to what the critics might say about WE WILL ROCK YOU, if you are a fan of Queen’s iconic music you will love this show as the story takes you into the future and back in time to their many musical hits. This high energy show is plenty of fun and is now one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Independent Shakespeare Co. - Los Angeles - Presents:
The Taming of the Shrew - Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival 2014
7/24/2014 - 8/29/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/21/2014)
This summer, visit a small Italian provincial 1950s town, as Independent Shakespeare Co. brings a bit of La Dolce Vita as it presents its take on one of Shakespeares most loved comedies, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:
Much Ado About Nothing
7/12/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)
This summer, discover Theatricum Botanicum's “garden of theater,” a spectacular outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of Topanga Canyon. Theatricum continues its celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with the Bard’s screwball comedy.
NMI - North Hollywood - Presents:
The Max Factor Factor
7/26/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)
“A superb cast leads the way to great fun and plenty of laughs in the World Premiere of MAX FACTOR FACTOR. The music (Joe Blodgett) and lyrics (Chana Wise) are award winning in our book. This musical comedy, set in Hollywood’s golden age and directed by Michael Shepperd, is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” - Performing Arts LIVE
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:
Thursday, August 21th 8pm
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:
Long Beach Opera: John Adams' I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
Titled after a quote from a 1994 Northridge earthquake survivor, the story is set amid the aftermath of LA’s last big quake. Seven young diverse Angelenos are intertwined on their journey toward love and self discovery. Adams’ opera-musical hybrid is a modern day Threepenny Opera that weds blues, gospel, minimalism, funk and pop.
The Music Guild - Brentwood - Presents:
Summer Fest 14 - Saguaro Piano Trio
Saguaro Piano Trio
Beethoven: Piano Trio in E Flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50
Festival of Arts - Laguna Beach - Presents:
2014 Pageant of the Masters "The Art Detective"
7/9/2014 - 8/30/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
“Pageant of the Masters is at the intersection of art, theater, superb costume design, makeup artistry and lighting magic all with the accompaniment of a full orchestra. These eye-popping artwork recreations will amaze you! If you haven’t seen this show it is a must and if you have it changes every year. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:
7/25/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
From the author of The Dresser comes an uplifting comedy recently made into a major motion picture.
Brimming with humor and stirring music, Quartet features a masterful cast under the direction of Globe favorite Richard Seer (The Last Romance).
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:
7/31/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
An intimate, powerful production of the world's favorite musical. A stellar cast, a stunning orchestra... and no seat more than 7 rows from the stage!
As we did with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and THE MUSIC MAN, Lamb's brings its own unique magic to this gorgeous musical telling of Victor Hugo's riveting love story and exploration of the nature of law and grace. Set in revolutionary France, 1815 - 1832.
Levitt Pavilion - Pasadena - Presents:
Omega String Quartet at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
Out-door concert and festival
Theatre of NOTE - Los Angeles - Presents:
I Wanna Hold Your Hand
8/7/2014 - 8/30/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/21/2014)
Our lives can change in an instant. One moment you're getting engaged, and a few surreal moments later you're sitting among a group of strangers in an intensive care waiting room, praying your fiancé will survive a ruptured brain aneurysm. I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND is a moving and darkly humorous look at life outside the waiting room, when you try your hand at living again...
Tim Robbins, Director - Culver City - Presents:
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Tim Robbins
7/24/2014 - 8/30/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/21/2014)
The Actors' Gang Returns to LA with "A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Tim Robbins
For a month this summer, The Actors’ Gang, the renowned Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Actors’ Gang Theater in Culver City.
California Philharmonic 2014 Summer Concert Series - Arcadia - Presents:
Cal Phil At The Racetrack: Broadway & Bolero
Cal Phil At The Racetrack: Broadway & Bolero, August 23rd features Broadway sensations Randall Keith and Joan Almedilla—both known for starring in Les Miz on Broadway and National Tours—lend their tremendous voices to songs from hit shows including Chicago, Evita and Cats.
Broken Hand Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:
In A Dark Dark House
7/23/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/21/2014)
Two estranged brothers face off in search of the truth about the troubled legacy of their shared past. Larry Moss directs the Los Angeles premiere of In A Dark Dark House by Neil LaBute, July 26 thru Aug. 31 at the Matrix Theatre.
Occidental College - Los Angeles - Presents:
The Emperor's New Clothes Encounters of the Third Kind
7/10/2014 - 8/23/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/21/2014)
Presented by Occidental Children's Theater
The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will celebrate its 19th year with a brand new story and three adventurous adaptations of traditional folktales for a seven-week outdoor run in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on the Occidental campus.
Juber Productions in association with Green Door Productions - Sherman Oaks - Presents:
8/7/2014 - 10/2/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/21/2014)
Juber Productions in association with Green Door Productions present the world premiere comedy “Without Annette” a risky, funny, fast-paced comedy set in an improv class. The richly-drawn characters play, laugh,have affairs, uncover secrets and become a hilarious ensemble performing their own improvised finale.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
8/14/2014 - 9/4/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/20/2014)
Written by Dennis Richard and based on the bristling and explosive actual interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald, this play delivers one of the most engrossing battles ever brought to the stage. A defiant, 24-year-old, tight-lipped young man goes up against the best homicide detective in the Dallas Police Department. “…adeptly crafted work.” – Ernest Kearney
Lamb's Players Theatre - San Diego - Presents:
6/18/2014 - 9/21/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/20/2014)
BOOMERS, the music revue of a generation
Extended thru September 21st
Horton Grand Theatre, Gaslamp District
One of LAMB'S biggest musical hits is back!
Seven multi-talented performers & San Diego's hottest band take you on an unforgettable ride through the biggest hits & the most memorable events of the Baby Boom Decades! Featuring great music from the '60 & '70s.
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:
8/2/2014 - 9/21/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/20/2014)
Heartwarming, poignant – and hilarious. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical dramatic comedy, Broadway Bound, directed by Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), who created the role of “Stanley” in the original Broadway production.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:
Pageant the Musical
7/10/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/20/2014)
Cygnet brings back one of the funniest musicals you've ever seen! In swimsuit, talent and evening gown compeitions, six beauty contestants face off to claim the Miss Glamouresse tiara. Judges selected from the audience crown a different winner every night. Let the beauty begin!
"Screamingly funny!" - New York Times
"So funny I thought I was going to die." - Susan Powell, Former Miss America
FBCGlendale - Glendale - Presents:
Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST &THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday AUGUST 20, 2014 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
Sonata for Violin & Piano, Op.134 (1968)
NANCY ROTH - violin
LORENZO SANCHEZ - piano
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:
Reasons to Be Pretty
8/5/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
In Reasons to Be Pretty, Playwright Neil LaBute takes on our ongoing fixation with beauty and one man’s inability to say the right thing – ever. When Greg makes an innocuous, off-handed remark about his girlfriend Steph, it triggers a battle by which their relationship will forever be defined. Tony nominated for Best Play, Reasons to Be Pretty continues a series that includes...
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:
Two Gentlemen of Verona
8/2/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/19/2014)
Renowned director and Tony Award nominee Mark Lamos returns to the Globe with one of Shakespeare’s most delightful and boisterous comedies.
California Philharmonic 2014 Summer Concert Series - Los Angeles - Presents:
Cal Phil At The Walt Disney Concert Hall: Broadway & Bolero
Cal Phil At The Racetrack: Broadway & Bolero, August 24th
Broadway & Bolero features Broadway sensations Randall Keith and Joan Almedilla—both known for starring in Les Miz on Broadway and National Tours—lend their tremendous voices to songs from hit shows including Chicago, Evita and Cats.
Mojalet Dance Collective - San Diego - Presents:
Summer Series - Contemporary Collage
8/23/2014 - 8/24/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/23/2014)
Contemporary Collage is a performance of contemporary dances by a variety of established and upcoming artists. The collection of young emerging artists with vibrant new works.
Artists include Andrew Holmes, Brianna Lopez, Jamie Nixon, Lara Segura Binder & more.
Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce - Seal Beach - Presents:
Summer Concert Series in the Park - Seal Beach - Wednesday
7/9/2014 - 8/27/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/20/2014)
Free Summer Concert in Eisenhower Park. Bring your lawn chairs and jam to the music! 50/50 opportunity available during the concert.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:
Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free
1/15/2014 - 12/31/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/20/2014)
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