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San Luis Obsipo Repertory Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:A Little Princess1/12/2018 - 1/28/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
SLO REP’s Academy of Creative Theatre presents A LITTLE PRINCESS, a heartfelt and faithful adaptation of the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. A LITTLE PRINCESS. Runs Jan. 12-28, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! - Isla Vista - Presents:Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company - Isla VistaFriday, 1/19/2018
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Reception follows concert.
¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! presents Los Angeles-based Grandeza Mexicana in a festive mosaic of Mexico’s regional cultures and dance traditions.
PowPAC, Poway's Community Theatre - Poway - Presents:P.S., Your Cat is Dead1/12/2018 - 2/11/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
"A darkly hued comedy...Raunchily funny. Wonderful show-biz dialogue that crackles."
- L.A. Free Press
Derik Howard and Kurt Brungardt - Los Angeles - Presents:My Father's A Cop1/6/2018 - 1/28/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
A true story that traces the tumultuous relationship of Jerry Dean, a charismatic local Greenwich Village legend and his father, a decorated NYPD detective, as their paths crisscross in the worlds of crime, drug addiction, prisons, and mental hospitals.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All-StarsFriday, 1/19/2018
with Harold López-Nussa Trio
Many of these veteran Cuban musicians have careers dating back to the 1950s Havana scene. The big band performs all styles of Cuban music and features rhythms from African traditions dating back to slavery. Afro-Cuban All-Stars speak to the hearts of the downtrodden with an exuberant and upbeat spirit.
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Bach Week Chamber Concert: Mensa Sonora CaliforniaFriday, 1/19/2018
The Cal Poly Music Department will present Bach Week from Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 16-20, with presentations and performances on campus and in Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.
REDCAT - Los Angeles - Presents:Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani: Discurso de Promocion1/18/2018 - 1/20/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
“Yuyachkani” is a Quechuan word meaning “I am thinking, I am remembering.”
San Diego Junior Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon Kids1/5/2018 - 1/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
Jack and Annie’s treehouse takes them to an exotic island with pirates, where the two discover the power of friendship and the simple pleasures in everyday life.
The two siblings return to visit the magic tree house on a dreary, rainy day. They find a book where the sun is shining and the waves are crashing, so they wish to travel to this tropical place.
Lamplighters Community Theatre - La Messa - Presents:The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie1/12/2018 - 2/4/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
Directed by Keith A. Anderson
A terrible snowstorm traps a group of strangers in a quaint boarding house. To everyone's horror, it soon becomes clear that a murderer is hiding among them. A policeman arrives to investigate, and as the characters testify and re-enact the events of the night, the trap is set to catch the murderer.
ArtPower - San Diego - Presents:Aeolus QuartetFriday, 1/19/2018
Praised by Strad magazine for their “high-octane” performances, the Aeolus Quartet is one of the finest young quartets touring today.
Wayne Scott/ LifeHouse Productions - Redlands - Presents:Sherlock Holmes- The Game's Afoot!1/12/2018 - 1/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
Based on the classic detective series of stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this mystery adventure introduces some of literature’s most memorable characters on stage. This dramatic production weaves together suspense, intrigue and humor. Holmes joins his new friend Dr. Watson to begin their battle against crime together.
Pop-Up Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Pledge1/12/2018 - 2/4/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
A new play by Paul Shoulberg (The Good Catholic) about what happens when a member of a fraternity kills himself. The ripple effect sends the remaining members into a tailspin that leaves them questioning loyalties and the social structure to which they've blindly subscribed.
Directed by STAN ZIMMERMAN (The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls).
Starring BRENDAN ROBINSON,VANESSA MARANO...
¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! - Santa Barbara - Presents:Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company - Santa BarbaraSaturday, 1/20/2018
¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! presents Los Angeles-based Grandeza Mexicana in a festive mosaic of Mexico’s regional cultures and dance traditions.
Playwrights Project - San Diego - Presents:Plays by Young Writers Festival- Opening Night Saturday, 1/20/2018
Playwrights Project presents the Plays by Young Writers Festival featuring the winners of the 2017 California Young Playwrights Contest!
Pasadena Master Chorale - Altadena - Presents:Fauré Requiem with Brahms & BernsteinSaturday, 1/20/2018
Pasadena Master Chorale presents the world premiere of a work by founder and artistic director, Jeffrey Bernstein – “Our Father My Father” – commissioned by a local resident in memory of her father. The evening also features an ‘encore’ performance of last season’s ‘most popular’ work, Faure’s Requiem, plus Brahm’s Warum Ist Daß Licht Gegeben?
International Printing Museum - Carson - Presents:Benjamin Franklin's "Electric" Birthday CelebrationSaturday, 1/20/2018
A fun and enlightening romp with Benjamin Franklin as he celebrates his 312th Birthday with a Famly show @11:00 am and an Adult show @ 1:00pm with a Q & A session after intermission @ 2:15 pm with his American Revolutionary Friends!
Storybook Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Ugly Duckling10/14/2017 - 3/3/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 1/20/2018)
Interactive musical for young audiences, based on the classic tale.
Storybook Theatre’s fun-filled version of the famous story has lots of singing, dancing, and audience participation…and even a comical ballet…as the Ugly Duckling learns valuable lessons from the audience, Mama Duck and her companion dog as she transforms into a beautiful swan right before your eyes.
Pam Levin - Sherman Oaks - Presents:Tales Of Modern Motherhood - This Sh*t Just Got Real1/6/2018 - 2/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 1/20/2018)
A brutally funny comedy about the uncertainties of becoming a parent, the FEAR of being a parent, and the reservations of why she didn’t just settle for a dog. The good, the bad and the ugly truth about what really happens behind closed doors and gives a very honest perspective on the hardest job in the world.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Acoustic Strings Festival Saturday, 1/20/2018
This day-long festival features outstanding musicians performing a variety of genres and string instruments: Germán López, timple player from Gran Canaria composer and guitarist Kaki King folk/Americana duo Bettman & Halpin Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo and Naumburg International Violin Competition winner Tessa Lark. Artists will play individually, then unite at the end of the evening.
Third@First Concert Series - Pasadena - Presents:The Spirit Chorale In ConcertSaturday, 1/20/2018
The Spirit Chorale celebrates a 25-year journey of preserving music of African-American composers, especially the Negro spiritual. Director and founder, Byron J. Smith, combined some of the most sought-after singers in Los Angeles to make up this dynamic choral ensemble.
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Gabriel Kahane's '8980: Book of Travelers'Saturday, 1/20/2018
The morning after the 2016 presidential election, singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane packed a suitcase and set out, with no cell phone or internet connection, on a 8,980 mile railway journey around the United States, in an attempt to better understand his country. The result is this hymn to the unhurried intimacy of long-distance train travel as antidote to the frantic efficiency modern life.
Coleman Chamber Music Association - Pasadena - Presents:St. Lawrence String QuartetSunday, 1/21/2018
Coleman Chamber Music Association presents St. Lawrence String Quartet at 3:30 pm in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium
The 114th Season of "Sundays with Coleman" chamber music performance will feature the St. Lawrence String Quartet performing works by Haydn, Janacek and Tchaikovsky.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Leilah Broukhim, Flamenco DanceSunday, 1/21/2018
Dejando Huellas (Traces)
Flamenco powerhouse Leilah Broukhim returns to VPAC after her wildly popular performance in 2015, this time with Dejando Huellas (Traces), a personal story about her own Jewish and Persian heritage.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Nathan Gunn and Julie GunnMonday, 1/22/2018
Nathan Gunn has garnered a reputation as one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the century. With an impressive international career spanning from opera to musical theatre, he has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony, ...
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free11/8/2017 - 1/31/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/24/2018)
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
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series1/4/2018 - 12/27/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 1/25/2018)
State of the Arts is a weekly series devoted to coverage of the performing arts in Los Angeles, and beyond... with emphasis on theatre, music, dance events, and stage spectaculars. Michael Sterling and Andrew David James offer astute reviews, insightful discussions, a live arts calendar, and live interviews with celebrity guests, stars of the arts, and the creative teams behind them.
Sacred Fools Theater Company - Los Angles - Presents:Denim Doves1/19/2018 - 2/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
In a not-too-distant future, nestled deep in the woods of what was once a small Midwestern town, a modest compound is home to five denim-clad sister wives and their naive husband, "Penis." When a mysterious sixth wife arrives to join the sisterly Braid, clad in scandalous acid-wash and singing forbidden songs of ancient riot grrls, will she compromise the security of this pious sect?
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment - La Mirada - Presents:Cabaret1/20/2018 - 2/11/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 1/20/2018)
A thrilling and up-to-date production of a classic show that is now more relevant than ever. The seedy glamour of the Kit Kat Club with its bawdy Emcee provide an unsettling but fitting backdrop to the story of the hard-living entertainer Sally Bowles in the decadent nightlife of Germany in the early ’30s.
Morgan-Wixson Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Moon Over Buffalo1/20/2018 - 2/11/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 1/20/2018)
Missed communications, mistaken identities, secrets, and lies all collide with hilarious results in the classic Ken Ludwig farce, “Moon Over Buffalo,” directed by Michael Thomas-Visgar, presented by the Morgan-Wixson Theatre January 20-February 11, 2018.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts1/1/2018 - 7/29/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 1/21/2018)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
Concerts are held every Sunday at 2 p.m. (for one hour) and on Monday evenings in summer (7:30 to 9:30 p.m.). No tickets are issued to concerts, because all concerts are free and open to the public.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series1/7/2018 - 7/29/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 1/21/2018)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live1/7/2018 - 7/29/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 1/28/2018)
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.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Cabaret3/28/2018 - 4/1/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/28/2018)
Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL'S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET comes to the McCallum Theatre. Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd - and to leave their troubles outside.
Scripps Ranch Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Outside Mullingar1/19/2018 - 2/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Kathy Brombacher
Anthony and Rosemary are two introverted misfits straddling 40. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, a state of affairs that - due to his painful shyness - suits him well. Rosemary lives right next door, determined to have him yet watching the years slip away.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Indio - Presents:Fantasy Springs Resort Casino12/22/2017 - 2/24/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
Located in the beautiful Palm Springs area, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino offers all you need for a fun-filled getaway or complete destination vacation. Whether your fantasy includes luxurious hotel rooms, exciting Vegas-style gambling options, fabulous dining, world-class entertainment, golf or poolside lounging, you’ll find it all here.
Palm Canyon Theatre - Palm Springs - Presents:Palm Canyon Theatre12/16/2017 - 2/11/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
Jan 19, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Freud's Last Session1/13/2018 - 3/4/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
On the day England enters World War II, legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud invites the young, rising Oxford don C.S. Lewis to his home in London. There, only weeks before Freud took his own life, they engage in a humorous and deeply touching battle of wits on the subjects of love, sex and the existence of God.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:The Hothouse1/18/2018 - 3/11/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
Chilling, sinister, thought-provoking — and wickedly funny. Antaeus Theatre Company presents a fully partner-cast production of Harold Pinter’s seldom seen dark comedy.
The Road Theatre - North Hollywood - Presents:A Delicate Ship1/19/2018 - 3/11/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
A haunting love triangle triggers an unexpected chain of events in this poetic play. In the early stages of a new relationship, Sarah and Sam are lovers happily discovering each other. Sarah and Nate know everything about each other, best of friends since childhood and Maybe something more.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Chosen1/17/2018 - 3/25/2018 (next performance: Friday, 1/19/2018)
A silent father, an ancient tradition and an unexpectedly important game of baseball forge bonds of lifelong friendship between two Jewish boys from “five blocks and a world apart” in this funny, poignant, timely and timeless father-son story about recognition and acceptance of “the other.”