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Diversionary Theatre Productions, Inc. - San Diego - Presents:Santaland Diaries & Season's Greetings11/21/2019 - 12/22/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
From the brilliantly twisted mind of David Sedaris comes a classic tonic for the holidaze.
Out of work and options, The Santaland Diaries finds David as he begins his career as an elf in Macy’s Santaland during the holiday crunch.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:A Christmas Carol - Cygnet - Old Town Theatre11/27/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
This imaginative production features original music, creative stagecraft and puppetry, and live sound effects. Step into a Victorian Christmas card for a unique storytelling experience that is sure to delight the entire family!
Actors Co-op - Hollywood - Presents:Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play 11/1/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Actors Co-op Theatre is proud to present the Los Angeles premiere of a new adaptation of Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play, based on the 1947 Lux Radio Hour, adapted by Lance Arthur Smith, original songs and arrangements by Jon Lorenz.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Anne of Green Gables11/29/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Generations of readers have adored the best-selling novel Anne of Green Gables, and now the musical adaptation of the beloved book hits the stage at Chance Theater.
Sacred Fools Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Waiting for Waiting for Godot11/8/2019 - 12/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
WEST COAST PREMIERE! It is probably not their night. Ester and Val are understudies for a production of Waiting for Godot. They are committed to art, and frustrated by anonymity. They understand their purpose, but not the reasons they stay. They accept their fate, but question each other's motives, all while waiting for "him" to appear...
One More Productions - Garden Grove, - Presents:Beauty and the Beast11/29/2019 - 12/22/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Spend the holidays at The GEM and step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! This “tale as old as time” is filled with fun for the whole family with spectacular music, costumes, sets and grand production numbers. Be our guest and experience the magic of this timeless fairytale! Tickets available at www.onemoreproductions.com.
Lamplighters - La Mesa - Presents:Christmas Past 11/29/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Christmas Past The Long Christmas Dinner & A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Director: Courtney Flanaghan & Producer: Kristen Fogle
The Long Christmas Dinner by Thornton Wilder AND
A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas
The Long Christmas Dinner showcases the lives of the Bayard family over nine generations.
Point Loma Playhouse - San Diego - Presents:THE EIGHT: Reindeer Monologues by Jeff Goode11/22/2019 - 12/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Santa's Reindeer Tells All! With each deer's confession, the truth behind the shocking allegations becomes clearer and clearer and seems to implicate everyone from the littlest elf to the tainted Saint himself. Don't miss this expose of North Pole Naughtiness. Intended for a mature audience, not recommended for children.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:Embridge by Kathryn Farren11/21/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Embridge - World Premiere Play at Little Fish Theatre
Jane Austin meets Oscar Wilde in Victorian-era England, when cynical Mabel Martin’s doubts about love become tested when a charming man offers to help save her sister from a disastrous arranged marriage.
Kentwood Players - Westchester - Presents:Little Women the Musical11/15/2019 - 12/21/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Kentwood Players proudly celebrates the launch of its 70th Anniversary year by presenting LITTLE WOMEN, The Broadway Musical by Jason Howland, Mindi Dickstein and Allan Knee based upon Louisa May Alcott’s classic story.
Pure Imagination Projects - Los Angeles - Presents:Marvels Of Magic 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Marvels Of Magic is a new play set in the world of young magicians. Wannabe illusionist Gus is compelled to enter the “Marvels of Magic” competition - a gathering of all the top young magicians on the planet, with the once in a lifetime prize of a Las Vegas show!
Theatre 40 - Beverly Hills - Presents:Fiteen Men in a Smoke-Filled Room11/21/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Warren G. Harding runs for President in 1920, with political manipulations that resonate today.
Compulsion Dance & Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Wally & His Lover Boys12/7/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
After two divorces, Wally re-enters the dating world with the help of his acerbic best friend Charlie and his needy son, Colby. He meets, marries and divorces paleontologist turned stripper Mayfield, who in turn begins dating Colby while Wally finds love again with rent boi Bart.
Racquel Lehrman, Theatre Planners - Los Angeles - Presents:Salvage11/22/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
A World Premiere Musical Launches in Los Angeles
“WOW! Offers multiple rewards. A perfectly picked ensemble. Expect it to fill your heart with hope and your ears with song this holiday season” - StageSceneLA
Ruskin Group Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Bad Habits12/1/2019 - 1/26/2020 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
Orson Bean and Alley Mills Star in
Ruskin Group Theatre’s World Premiere Comedy
"Sparkles with fun” - Splash Magazines/LA
“Moments of comic genius” - Broadway World
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)12/5/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
The title says it all.
Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung.
Center Theatre Group - Culver City - Presents:Little Black Dress The Musical12/3/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
LITTLE BLACK DRESS follows the story of Dee and her best friend Mandy experiencing life through their little black dresses - first job interview, first date, first awkward sexual experience, second awkward sexual experience and more! Using hilarious improv, catchy songs, and a heartfelt story, LITTLE BLACK DRESS has made audiences across the globe laugh, cry, and party.
Santasia Productions - Sherman Oaks - Presents:SANTASIA - A Holiday Comedy12/6/2019 - 12/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
“Hilarious…smartly executed…a side splitter…” - LA TIMES Critics Pick
“Ingenious…priceless” - LA WEEKLY Pick of the Week
“Comedic Perfection…Laugh out loud funny…” - BACKSTAGE Critics Pick
“SANTASTIC!” – Stage and Cinema
SANTASIA - A Holiday Comedy created by Shaun and Brandon Loeser, directed by Shaun Loeser, is celebrating its 20th year!
Troubadour Theater Company - North Hollywood - Presents:A Christmas Carole King12/7/2019 - 12/22/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/13/2019)
The Troubies have combined the soulful sounds of songstress Carole King with one of the most enduring stories of our time – Charles Dickens’
“A Christmas Carol” – and the result is SO FAR AWAY from what you'd expect! Will Ebenezer Scrooge wake up ONE FINE DAY feeling like a NATURAL WOMAN and finally BELIEVE IN HUMANITY?
Disappearing Inc. - Santa Monica - Presents:Magic Mania11/23/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 12/14/2019)
Make the holiday season magical with ‘A Very Merry Magic Mania’ featuring award-winning magicians and variety acts. A new show every weekend!
This festival of ever-changing magic and variety acts features the world’s greatest award-winning magicians from The Magic Castle, America's Got Talent, Penn and Teller’s Fool Us and Masters of Illusion.
Towne Street Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:'Twas the Flight Before ChristmasSaturday, 12/14/2019
On Christmas Eve, travelers stranded at the airport find out that at Angel Airlines, nothing is free. Hilarity ensues as tempers flare, babies cry, relationships end and begin again. But, it is Christmas after all, and miracles do happen.
Inland Master Chorale - Redlands - Presents:Home for the Holidays12/14/2019 - 12/15/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 12/14/2019)
On December 14 and 15, the Inland Master Chorale presents “Home for the Holidays” at the First United Methodist Church at 1 East Olive Avenue in Redlands.
This concert of seasonal favorites also provides an opportunity for audience members to join in on a holiday singalong.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Voctave: The Spirit of the Season - OCSaturday, 12/14/2019
In this special holiday performance, Voctave brings their awe-inspiring sound, rich harmonies, and warm melodies of timeless classics and carols.
San Diego Early Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:The Baltimore Consort: "A Glorious Light"Saturday, 12/14/2019
The San Diego Early Music Society welcomes the Baltimore Consort to celebrate the holiday season.
Going strong after four decades of making music together, the legendary Baltimore Consort enters their 40th season of "sprightly and cheerful" performances of popular music from earlier centuries.
Salastina - Pasadena - Presents:Sounds Festive: The Four Seasons x 2 - PasadenaSaturday, 12/14/2019
Pairing Vivaldi’s iconic Four Seasons with hommages from four of our favorite local composers.
Hear Vivaldi's masterpiece alongside the premieres of the "LA Seasons" it inspired in composers Jeremy Cavaterra, Derrick Spiva, Sakari Dixon Vanderveer, and Philip White.
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:The Really Awesome Improv Show9/14/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 12/14/2019)
Saturdays & Sundays @ 12noon: The Really Awesome Improv Show
International Printing Museum - Carson - Presents:Dickens Holiday CelebrationSaturday, 12/14/2019
Museum turns into Fezziwig's warehouse and guests print out Holiday cards on victorian presses while interacting with Dickens characters and meet with Mr. Dickens in the theater where he recreates his "Christmas Carol" with audience members. Lunch is included in admission and meet the Queen and Father Christmas while listening to Victorian musicians perform Holiday favorites!
CaltechLive! - Pasadena - Presents:Kiran Ahluwalia in concertSaturday, 12/14/2019
Kiran’s music embodies the essence of Indian music while also embracing blues, rock, R & B, and jazz. With her socially conscious lyrics and a five-piece band directed by Rez Abbasi, Ahluwalia creates songs that invite her audiences to explore the human condition and lose themselves in a trance of groove and melody.
San Fernando Valley Master Chorale - Encino - Presents:Holidays in the Valley – The Songs of the SeasonSaturday, 12/14/2019
The San Fernando Valley Master Chorale is excited to bring back one of the most anticipated concerts of the season, our annual holiday sing-along concert! Joining us on stage this year will be the delightful San Fernando Valley Youth Chorus, under the direction of Sean Carney.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Brand Library Holiday Open House12/14/2019 - 12/21/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 12/14/2019)
Brand Library Holiday Open House, December 14 & 21!
Please join us for two Saturdays of live music, holiday crafts, snacks and festive good cheer. On both December 14 & 21 Brand Library will be open from 6-9pm and admission is free.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:All Join In11/16/2019 - 12/22/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 12/14/2019)
“All Join In: A Sing-a-Long Musical with Cinderella and her storybook friends”
A must-see! Never a dull moment! For fun, frolic and fantasy, ‘All Join In’ is the perfect ticket. With fairytales to share, the amazing ensemble of singers and dancers brings the pictures on the page to life, painting a canvas of rainbows on stage!” The Tolucan Times
Storybook Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Adventures of Peter Rabbit10/5/2019 - 3/21/2020 (next performance: Saturday, 12/14/2019)
Storybook Theatre's adaptation of the classic Beatrix Potter tale.
This funny version is specifically created to appeal to children and the whole family.
Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association - Santa Barbara - Presents:SBAcoustic9/14/2019 - 12/14/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 12/14/2019)
A Celebratory Series of Live International Acoustic
Music Concerts & Guitar Workshops
Classical & Contemporary ~ Fingerstyle & Jazz ~
Gypsy & Flamenco ~ Americana & Blues ~ Slack Key & more!
Beautiful Downtown Santa Barbara
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Why Music Matters: Jazz and Early American MusicSunday, 12/15/2019
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Through an interactive performance by the Duke Ellington orchestra, the audience will go on Duke’s journey from Washington, D.C. to New York City, where he digs deep into this music called jazz as it’s being birthed from the belly of New Orleans.
Meritage Vocal Arts Ensemble - Anaheim - Presents:An American ChristmasSunday, 12/15/2019
Meritage Vocal Arts presents - An American Christmas
Come celebrate the holidays with carols/songs uniquely American. From spirituals to Rudolph, traditional to secular, you are sure to experience something you've never heard before!
Newport Beach Public Library - Newport Beach - Presents:Sunday Musicale: A Classical ChristmasSunday, 12/15/2019
Enjoy A Classical Christmas with the AlmaNova Duo. AlmaNova is an innovative flute and guitar duo presenting an eclectic program of chamber music. Flutist Jessica Pierce and guitarist Almer Imamovic will be performing a festive program of holiday favorites. This concert will feature unique and original arrangements of some of the time-honored Christmas classics.
Music Guild - Beverly Hills - Presents:Christmas Festival of Nine Lessons and CarolsSunday, 12/15/2019
The Choirs of All Saints' Church, Beverly Hills
Craig Phillips, director
Jason Klein-Mendoza, organist
This seasonal favorite, modeled after King's College, Cambridge, features beloved Christmas carols for congregation and choir, including music by Briggs, Adelmann, Paulus, des Prez, Rütti, Berlioz, Phillips and Tavener.
San Luis Obispo Wind Orchestra - San Luis Obispo - Presents:San Luis Wind Orchestra "Jingle All The Way!"Sunday, 12/15/2019
On December 15, SLO Winds play Bach, Hanson, Rackley, a holiday mash-up and a holiday sing-along. Vocalist, Alba Franco-Cancèl, delights with O Holy Night.
The Colony Theatre - Burbank - Presents:The Merry Little Christmas ShowSunday, 12/15/2019
BroadwayWorld Critics’ Pick and StageSceneLA Award-winner Scott Dreier, star of last season’s acclaimed hit "Doris and Me," returns to The Colony Theatre in Burbank with his holiday concert. Featuring special guest Kurtis Simmons and music director Andy Langham.
NF2 Productions - Palm Springs - Presents:Confessions of a Mormon Boy10/1/2019 - 1/28/2020 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/17/2019)
The hilarious and harrowing true story about a young dad who loses everything when he comes out and what he does to survive until he gets his smile back. Steven Fales' Off-Broadway hit and international one-man sensation now at Storytelling Tuesdays at Hotel Zoso Palm Springs.
COPA Nightclub - Palm Springs - Presents:Mod Squad Variety Show8/1/2019 - 12/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 12/19/2019)
A classic weekly variety show in the vein of the Sonny and Cher show, featuring three of the Valley's top entertainers: Francesca Amari, Jeff Stewart and Wayne Abravanel.
Steven Brandon & Ari Stidham - Los Angeles - Presents:Dear Jerry Seinfeld10/10/2019 - 12/27/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/27/2019)
Steven Brandon and Ari Stidham (“Scorpion”) present the world premiere of Dear Jerry Seinfeld, with book and lyrics by Alex Lewis (“Bring the Funny”) and Greg Smith, music by Alex Lewis and Michael Teoli, directed by Greg Lewis. Take “Seinfeld” and mix it with a delicious helping of the popular Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen”... you get the rock musical, Dear Jerry Seinfeld!
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:South Coast RepertoryWednesday, 12/1/2021
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Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:Pasadena PlayhouseWednesday, 12/1/2021
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Coast City Ballet - Huntington Beach - Presents:The Nutcracker Ballet12/20/2019 - 12/21/2019 (next performance: Friday, 12/20/2019)
Coast City Ballet Presents “THE NUTCRACKER BALLET”
Huntington Beach Historic Auditorium - December 20 and 21, 2019
The Muckenthaler Cultural Center - Fullerton - Presents:Darden Sisters: Home for ChristmasFriday, 12/20/2019
The Darden Sisters will deliver warm holiday tidings as they lend their angelic vocals and heavenly harmonious renditions of classic Christmas tunes.
Third@First Concert Series - Pasadena - Presents:Christmas Joy ConcertSaturday, 12/21/2019
Pasadena’s First United Methodist Church will present its annual Christmas Joy Concert on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. A part of the monthly Third@First Concert Series, the concert takes place in the church Sanctuary and admission is free.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Holiday POPS! with The Copa BoysSaturday, 12/21/2019
Michael Berkowitz, Conductor
The Copa Boys, Vocals
Ring in the holidays with The Copa Boys as they reunite to spread holiday cheer singing famous holiday tunes and Rat Pack standards.
LA Philharmonic - Los Angeles - Presents:Holiday Sing-Along Saturday, 12/21/2019
The beloved holiday tradition returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Ring in the season at Walt Disney Concert Hall! Join in song with hundreds of fellow revelers – plus a jazz combo, a choir, and the mighty pipe organ – for this joyous annual tradition. A jolly good time for the whole family!
Wagner Ensemble - Sherman Oaks - Presents:Wagner Ensemble Presents Holiday Concert "In Dulci Jubilo"Saturday, 12/21/2019
Wagner Ensemble, under the direction of Jeannine Wagner, presents "In Dulci Jubilo" (Latin for "In sweet rejoicing), a joyous concert of holiday music featuring works by Byron Adams, Praetorius, Gabrieli, Jergenson, Gjeilo, and Lauridsen, along with a festive selection of holiday favorites.
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:The Nutcracker - South Bay Ballet12/21/2019 - 12/22/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 12/21/2019)
Artistic direction by Elijah S. Pressman and Diane Lauridsen
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:David BenoitSaturday, 12/21/2019
David Benoit - A Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown
Muckenthaler - Fullerton - Presents:Holiday FestivalSunday, 12/22/2019
This free event has something for the whole family. Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with arts & crafts, music, and more at The Muck!
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:A Twisted Christmas Carol12/15/2019 - 1/12/2020 (next performance: Sunday, 12/15/2019)
The Group Rep presents A Twisted Christmas Carol, a world premiere comedy written by Phil Olson, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York, a Texas style spoof of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”
Appropriate for ages 14 and up
December 15, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Saturdays at 4:00 pm
Sundays at 7:00 pm
Talk-backs after Sunday shows 12/21 and 01/04
Unity Shoppe - Santa Barbara - Presents:39th Annual Messiah Sing AlongTuesday, 12/17/2019
A performance of Handel's "Messiah" with orchestra and soloists and the audience as the choir.
California Center for the Arts, Escondido - Escondido - Presents:Cirque Dreams Holidaze12/17/2019 - 12/18/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/17/2019)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2019 holiday season with its popular and electrifying stage spectacular The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil.”
Symphony of the Vines - Nipomo - Presents:Holiday Brass - NipomoWednesday, 12/18/2019
Add brass and class to your holiday season with Symphony of the Vines Brass Quintet! The holidays sparkle more brightly with brass, and this concert is sure to create lasting memories. The program combines original compositions for brass with holiday favorites by some of Hollywood’s greatest arrangers and composers.
Glendale City Church - Glendale - Presents:Mandolin Virtuoso Evan J. Marshall/Free Admission Glendale Noon ConcertsWednesday, 12/18/2019
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday DECEMBER 18, 2019 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
EVAN J. MARSHALL - Mandolin
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Nat Geo Live: From Summit to Sea12/19/2019 - 12/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 12/19/2019)
Andy Mann, filmmaker/photographer
Catalina Jazz Club and Chris Isaacson Presents - Hollywood - Presents:Sam Harris – Unwrapped!Thursday, 12/19/2019
Returning to Hollywood by popular demand, platinum selling recording artist and Tony Award nominated actor Sam Harris brings his new holiday show to Catalina Jazz Club for one performance only. Led by his longtime musical director Todd Schroeder, Harris will perform Broadway, pop, and holiday fare.
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:A Charlie Brown Christmas at Theatre School @ North Coast Rep12/19/2019 - 12/22/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 12/19/2019)
The Theatre School @ North Coast Rep presents
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles M. Schulz
Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer
By Special Arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson
LA Philharmonic - Los Angeles - Presents:Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time is HereFriday, 12/20/2019
It’s a night of guaranteed good cheer with the stunning jazz vocalist.