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Athenaeum Music and Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Jacquelyne Silver: Chopin and Liszt Thursday, 5/23/2019
Pianist Jacquelyn Silver presents a lecture and performance of Chopin and Liszt.
Santa Barbara Aerial Arts - Santa Barbara - Presents:On Threaded WingsThursday, 5/23/2019
Aerial Arts at the Lobero
The Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance returns to the Lobero Theatre for an evening of art and awe-inspiring dance as performers take to the air in a kinetic journey of ritual and release.
Eifman Ballet - Costa Mesa - Presents:Eifman Ballet's Pygmalion5/24/2019 - 5/26/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
An American premiere! Renowned for his flamboyantly narrative ballets, the fiery Russian choreographer Boris Eifman creates works of “extreme theatricality and spectacular effect. The company’s gorgeous, hyper-flexible dancers are up to the challenge,” (The New Yorker).
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - Los Angeles - Presents:Lost Childhood5/17/2019 - 5/23/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/23/2019)
"Lost Childhood" follows a Jewish psychiatrist who eluded death as a boy in Poland during the war, and a German colleague born into a family with Nazi sympathies.
Santa Monica College Dance Department - Santa Monica - Presents:Synapse Spring 2019 Performance5/24/2019 - 5/25/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
Synapse Dance Theater - Spring 2019 Performance at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
Artistic Directors: Jae Lee, Mark Tomasic
Faculty Choreographers: Angela Jordan, Jae Lee, Mark Tomasic, Vanessa Van Wormer, Seda Aybay, Karen McDonald, Roberta Wolin-Tupas
Guest Choreographers: Jay Carlon
SMC Student Choreographers: Erik Fine, Julisa Figueroa, Jade James, Aya Nakaguchi
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:Jazz/Dance: Song of Songs5/24/2019 - 5/26/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
World Premiere! Featuring a score by jazz legend Charles McPherson, Song of Songs celebrates a poem beloved by people from all walks of life and beliefs. As unique as the piece from which it comes, Song of Songs illuminates the voices of two lovers, praising each other, yearning for each other, and inviting each other to truly enjoy and experience. Get swept away in the lush rapture of the moment!
California Center for the Arts - Escondido - Presents:The Piano MenSaturday, 5/25/2019
The music of Elton John and Billy Joel bursts to life in this thoroughly entertaining concert highlighting the countless hits by these two incredible singer/songwriters. Featuring an amazing cast of piano playing vocalists displaying their talents on not one, but two grand pianos, backed by a live band, this show is not to be missed!
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:The Frank London Mind: UnorthodoxThursday, 5/23/2019
A GRAMMY-winning trumpeter, bandleader and composer, Frank London is one of the geniuses behind globally-renowned world music superstars The Klezmatics. Don’t miss this glimpse into the mind of London as he produces an eclectic concert with the UCLA Jazz Orchestra and Combo and the UCLA Klezmer Ensemble.
Long Beach Performing Arts Department - Long Beach - Presents:Long Beach City College Spring Concert in the QuadSaturday, 5/25/2019
The Long Beach City College Symphony Orchestra and Big Band present their Spring Pops Concert on the Quad. The concert features both groups with guest artists, Bijon Watson on trumpet, and Claire Brazeau on Oboe. Music will include works by Elmer Bernstein, Horace Silver, Bill Holman, and Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto, along with the premiere of Dual Personality for Big Band and Orchestra.
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble Spring ConcertSaturday, 5/25/2019
The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble’s Spring Concert will celebrate seasonal themes at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the Spanos Theatre on the Cal Poly campus.
“Our program is blooming with themes of spring,” said Samuel Shalhoub, the ensemble’s acting director.
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Classical Music in the films of Ingmar BergmanThursday, 5/23/2019
Pianist and musicologist, Dr. Anyssa Neumann, presents a lecture / recital on classical music in the films of Ingmar Bergman.
The recital will feature music by Bach, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, and Dohnanyi.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Joshua Roman-CelloSaturday, 5/25/2019
Joshua Roman has earned an international reputation for his wide-ranging repertoire, a commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways, artistic leadership and versatility. A native of Oklahoma City, Roman began playing the cello at the age of three on a quarter-size instrument, and gave his first public recital at age ten.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Masses by Haydn & Beethoven5/25/2019 - 5/26/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/25/2019)
For listeners used to the brawny drama of Beethoven’s Fifth and the epic vision of his Missa solemnis, the composer’s Mass in C may surprise with its tranquility and beauty. In contrast, Haydn’s most performed Mass is highly dramatic, with a soaring soprano solo and masterfully interwoven choral lines.
Caltech Glee Club - Pasadena - Presents:Caltech Glee Club ConcertSaturday, 5/25/2019
Caltech Glee Club, conducted by Nancy Sulahian and accompanied by organist William Schmidt, will perform at First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, 500 E. Colorado Blvd. (at Oakland Ave.)
The program will feature Lauridsen Lux Aeterna and Britten Rejoice in the Lamb.
Admission is free and no tickets are required.
UC Riverside Music Department - Riverside - Presents:UCR Jazz Ensembles Thursday, 5/23/2019
University of California, Riverside
Department of Music
UCR Jazz Ensembles
Joshua Welchez, director
UCR Jazz Ensemble showcases jazz music from the big band era of the 40s to today, including some jazz arrangements of more contemporary music. UCR Jazz Combo focuses on small-group bebop of the 1940s-60s.
Scott Lehmkuhl, Artistic Director - Pasadena - Presents:The CreationSunday, 5/26/2019
Pasadena Pro Musica presents Joseph Haydn's Oratorio, The Creation, scored for full orchestra, chorus, and a trio of soloists.
PPM bings Artistic Director, Scott Lehmkuhl's first season to a wonderful conclusion with Haydn's magnificent oratorio, The Creation.
Santa Monica Symphony - Santa Monica - Presents:Memorial Day Weekend ConcertSunday, 5/26/2019
The Santa Monica Symphony shines a spotlight on emerging talent in the final concert of its 74th season. The winner of the Symphony’s 2019 Piano Concerto Competition, Nicholas Méndez Del Valle, will be performing Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2. The program will open with Verdi’s compelling Overture to “La Forza del Destino” and close with Brahms’ masterful Symphony No. 4.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Les Miserables5/7/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/22/2019)
With glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking production of LES MISÉRABLES, which broke box office records during its pre-Broadway tour, has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1).
Alaska Thunderf*ck - Hollywood - Presents:The Drag Queen of the Year Sunday, 5/26/2019
Who is the best Drag Queen in the whole wide world? Now’s your chance to find out — at the first ever "Drag Queen of the Year Pageant Competition Award Contest Competition." Millions of the best Drag performers from around the world applied, but only eight will compete — carefully chosen by a mysterious group of anonymous Drag Elders.
East West Players - Los Angeles - Presents:Mamma Mia! 5/9/2019 - 6/9/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/23/2019)
East West Players presents an all-P.O.C. production of the beloved musical Mamma Mia!
The magic of ABBA’s disco-era hits brings us to a Greek island paradise where a mother, a daughter, and three possible dads take a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:The Price5/8/2019 - 5/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/23/2019)
What are the thousand accidental bargains that add up to a human life? International City Theatre revives Arthur Miller’s riveting tour de force.
Rubicon Theatre - Ventura - Presents:Women Beyond Borders 4/24/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/22/2019)
Determined to “make art as if the world matters,” Serena and her friends fell upon the idea of box as metaphor: hope chest, treasure chest, womb, coffin, etc. They replicated a miniature wooden box no bigger than the size of a human heart and sent the boxes to curators and friends in other countries with the goal of encouraging dialogue, collaboration and community among women.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Pride and Prejudice5/15/2019 - 6/16/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/22/2019)
A fresh new adaptation of the beloved Jane Austen classic makes its Southern California premiere!
Philip Roger Roy and Playhouse Productions, Inc. - Burbank - Presents:Old Jews Telling Jokes4/25/2019 - 6/16/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/23/2019)
From the producers of "My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy" and
"My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, & I’m in Therapy" comes a hilarious visit to the Catskills complete with jokes, skits, song, and dance!
The cast includes (in alphabetical order) Julien Ari, Arthur S. Brown, Wendy Hammers, Danielle Kay, and Jeffrey Lesser.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Spring Dance Theatre4/30/2020 - 5/10/2020 (next performance: Thursday, 4/30/2020)
Stories of the Human Experience Told Through Modern, Ballet, and Contemporary Dance
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:As You Like It 4/17/2020 - 5/3/2020 (next performance: Friday, 4/17/2020)
Shakespeare’s Beloved Romantic Comedy Whimsically Reimagined
Actors Co-op - Hollywood - Presents:The Christians5/10/2019 - 6/16/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
Actors Co-op Theatre Company is proud to present Lucas Hnath’s THE CHRISTIANS, directed by Thomas James O’Leary, produced by Carly Lopez. When the pastor of a mega church decides to enlighten his congregation with his own personal revelation, he is faced with doubt and dissension among his flock.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Vinegar Tom 3/27/2020 - 4/19/2020 (next performance: Friday, 3/27/2020)
How Can We Condemn What We Don’t Understand?
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Jane Eyre The Musical 3/13/2020 - 3/29/2020 (next performance: Friday, 3/13/2020)
Never Give Up, Never Lose Hope
The New American Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Boxing Lessons4/19/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
The world premiere of John Bunzel’s ferociously dark and hilarious new comedy marks one year for the acclaimed The New American Theatre at its new Hollywood home.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Picnic 11/15/2019 - 12/8/2019 (next performance: Friday, 11/15/2019)
When a Stranger Comes to Town, Hearts Are Broken and Lives Changed Forever
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Tigers Be Still5/3/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
A ferociously funny play from New Girl writer Kim Rosenstock — centers around Sherry Wickman, who’s recently earned a degree in art therapy, only to find herself moving back in with her family.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Disney’s Beauty and the Beast10/11/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Friday, 10/11/2019)
A Musical Love Story As Old As Time
Rolling Hills United Methodist Church - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Members of the Internationally Acclaimed DSCH – Shostakovich EnsembleSunday, 6/9/2019
Portuguese Pianist Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro
Canadian Violinist Corey Cerovsek
Performing "Russian Soul" with selections by
Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich
on Rolling Hills United Methodist Church's
"Second Sundays At Two" series
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Daniel's Husband5/1/2019 - 6/23/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
Michael McKeever’s funny, passionate and poignant play takes an unflinching look at how we choose to tie the knot — or not.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy 5/11/2019 - 6/16/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/22/2019)
Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that’s sure to turn them into academic superstars: an ancient Greek manuscript of incalculable value. But clumsy Daphne has managed to misplace it, and if she doesn’t find it soon, her career hopes will come crashing down.
Department of Music - Santa Barbara - Presents:UCSB Chamber Players RecitalWednesday, 5/22/2019
UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites on Wednesday, May 22, at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall.
The UCSB Chamber Players consist of a variety of ensembles, from duos to quintets and occasionally larger groups, which study and perform masterpieces of the chamber music literature.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Diana of Dobson's4/11/2019 - 6/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
This 1908 romantic comedy gets a rare revival in a partner-cast production from the acclaimed Antaeus Theatre Company.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:BackhausdanceWednesday, 5/22/2019
The world premiere of a new work by acclaimed choreographer Dwight Rhoden.
Backhausdance is known for its ensemble aesthetic and lush movement vocabulary. The company’s deeply human and emotional creations are infused with a sense of humor and theatricality.
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:UCI Jazz OrchestraWednesday, 5/22/2019
Please join the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music, including the classic repertoire of the big band era.
Loft Ensemble - Sherman Oaks - Presents:Macbeth4/20/2019 - 5/26/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/25/2019)
“On these Captains, who had the bodies of women, nature bestowed the souls of men.” – Saxo Grammaticus
This new take on the classic story of the rise of the King of Scotland examines the sacrifices and consequences women face in their quest for power and recognition, as inspired by the Norse tradition against the backdrop of the Viking invasion.
The Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Invisible Tango 5/7/2019 - 6/16/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/22/2019)
Created & Performed by Helder Guimarães
Directed by Frank Marshall
Original Music by Moby
Magic sensation Helder Guimarães returns to the Geffen with the world premiere of his one-man show, Invisible Tango.
LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz at LACMA4/26/2019 - 11/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 5/24/2019)
Jazz at LACMA features the art of jazz as practiced by leading Southern California artists. Celebrating over twenty years at LACMA, the program continues to be one of the museum’s most recognizable offerings.
Open Fist Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Anna in the Tropics4/27/2019 - 6/8/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/25/2019)
Nilo Cruz’s poignant and poetic 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play captures 1929 Florida at a time when cigars were still rolled by hand and lectors were employed to educate and entertain the immigrant workers.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free2/6/2019 - 1/8/2020 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/22/2019)
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