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Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Wolves3/13/2019 - 4/22/2019 (next performance: Monday, 4/22/2019)
Sarah DeLappe’s fierce, funny and intense debut play, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, gets its L.A. premiere from the acclaimed Echo Theatre Company.
Ensemble Theatre Comapany - Santa Barbara - Presents:Everything is Illuminated4/11/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/24/2019)
Jonathan, a young Jewish-American writer, travels to Ukraine to seek out the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. He hires a randy young Ukrainian tour guide who takes him on a hilarious road trip in search of the woman’s village, as they confront haunting memories along the way. The Southern California premiere of a stunning adaptation of the beloved novel.
Academy for the Performing Arts - Huntington Beach - Presents:"Fanfare 2019"Wednesday, 4/24/2019
The Academy for the Performing Arts, a magnet program for the Huntington Union High School District, presents "Fanfare 2019" by its Orchestra department.
Entertain your brain and get a little culture if you dare...at Fanfare! The APA Orchestra department celebrates great music from the Baroque to present day with exciting student performances.
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Children's Chorus Gala Bel CantoWednesday, 4/24/2019
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Honors Oscar-Nominated Producer Don Hahn and Longtime LACC Supporters Jennifer and Joe Sliskovich at Gala Bel Canto
CoLaboratory at Son of Semele - Los Angeles - Presents:Sand Moon4/19/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/24/2019)
A world premiere drama written and directed by Liz Lanier. Produced by CoLaboratory at Son of Semele.
What does it mean to love someone? What do we do when that person becomes unrecognizable? When a brother and sister start bringing their girlfriends on family vacations, a house built on secrets begins to shift. The push and pull of the ones we love gives us one of two options: resist or relent?
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:All in the Timing4/10/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/24/2019)
Award-winning playwright David Ives, described by The New York Times as “wizardly, magical, funny, and original,” has penned six one-act comedies that examine various attempts at relationships and communication with hilarious results. Using inspired language and wordplay, Ives takes delight in pushing audiences’ smart buttons and teasing their brains. Join us for non-stop laughter and brilliant witticisms.
Department of Music - Santa Barbara - Presents:World Music Series: Middle East EnsembleWednesday, 4/24/2019
The UCSB Music Department and MultiCultural Center, invite you to attend a performance by the Middle East Ensemble!
The Robey Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Birdland Blue4/4/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Miles Davis deals with rebellious members of his combo, a contentious club manager, and a crooked cop on a night in August 1959.
Birdland Blue is not a documentary, but an engaging dramatic speculation about a time in the life of an unforgettable musical genius. If you are a fan of the coolest music or the glamor of the era, then Birdland Blue is the show for you.
The Wayward Artist - Santa Ana - Presents:Next to Normal4/12/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Launching The Wayward Artist's season of family is the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, “Next to Normal” by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey.
COPA Nightclub - Palm Springs - Presents:Mod Squad Variety Show3/28/2019 - 5/30/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
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.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Heathers The Musical4/19/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
“Ingenious, naughty and very funny.” - The New York Post
Based on the 1989 cult film “Heathers,” this Off-Broadway Alliance 2014 Nominee for Best New Musical is a lascivious, laughable and homicidal look at the bliss, anxiety and agony of high school.
Are you in or are you out?
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:AmbrosiaThursday, 4/25/2019
Always exploring the possibilities of progressive, classical, and world influences – with tangled roots of soul, rhythm, and blues – Ambrosia is continuing to entertain their original fans while still engaging newer audiences. Bringing a breathtaking performance of their classic hits, as well as new moving music, Ambrosia is sure to bring a perfect show to Temecula.
Katy Skyrud - Coronado - Presents:Cabaret3/22/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Welcome to the Kit Kat Club and Berlin in the 1930s. The Nazis are rising in power and life may be uncertain, but you are invited to leave your troubles outside and join the Emcee, singer Sally Bowles and a wonderful and colorful ensemble who will tantalize and entertain you.
West Coast Jewish Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Bar Mitzvah Boy3/21/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
A sixty-something gent wants the Bar Mitzvah ceremony he missed 50 years earlier. Meanwhile, his female rabbi is confronted with the terminal illness of her young daughter.
Bar Mitzvah Boy won the 2017 Jewish Plays Project Award. See it and it will win your heart.
Dean Productions - Glendale - Presents:The Chekhov Comedies4/11/2019 - 4/27/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
4 female actors portray 25 characters in 5 short plays.
If you’re a fan of Chekhov, you’ll really enjoy The Chekhov Comedies. If you’re new to Chekhov, you’ll see how he became an important influence for comedy writing in the 20th Century and beyond.
Wayne Scott/ LifeHouse Productions - Redlands - Presents:Pilgrim's Progress3/30/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Join Christian on a fantastic sojourn to realms of wonder. Based on the immortal bestselling classic by John Bunyan, this stylish hit musical features thrilling encounters with angels, devils and giants. Will Christian ever see the Celestial City?
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Things We Do4/4/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
When everything in life is changing, the things we do can complicate matters and make life a little crazy.
Bill falls for Sarah, but she is married to Ted. Ted might be a good match for Alice — who is married to Bill. Elina de Santos directs a painfully funny look at modern relationships by Grant Woods.
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:Stuart Little3/16/2019 - 4/27/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
E.B. White's beloved fantasy of a mouse who becomes part of a New York human family.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:The Country House by Donald Margulies4/4/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
A family of actors gathers during the Williamstown summer theater season, but when events go off-script, secrets are spilled and bonds are broken – threatening an already fragile foundation of a home brimming with old memories, new love, and discarded dreams.
Ojai Art Center Theater - Ojai - Presents:The Miser by Moliere4/5/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
An old pontificating patriarch who feverishly, fervidly, and lustfully hoards his money confounds everyone by announcing that he wants to marry his son’s girlfriend. This outrageously funny 17th-century classic gets an update that has much to say about today’s world regarding greed, humanity and sexual politics.
The Road Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Friends With Guns3/12/2019 - 5/11/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
You think you know your friends, your neighbors, your spouse, but what happens when you suddenly find out they have a garage full of guns? This new dark comedy explores the complicated issue of gun proliferation when two young liberal couples are forced to confront their assumptions about who should own a gun and why.
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Crucible by Robert Ward4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
The Crucible is one of the most gripping works of American opera. Based on Arthur Miller’s play centered on the Salem witch trials, Robert Ward’s eerily topical opera is sure to make your pulse race. Wayne Tigges and Audrey Babcock – both standout singing actors – debut as John and Elizabeth Proctor Anya Matanovic portrays the malicious Abigail Williams.
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company - Palm Springs - Presents:Graceland & Asleep on the Wind by Ellen Byron4/19/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
Two charming, interconnected one-act plays close DETC's 2018-19 season.
"Graceland," directed by Rosemary Mallett
"Asleep on the Wind," directed by Gail Douglass
Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus - Palm Springs - Presents:"Quiet No More - A Choral Celebration of Stonewall"4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus (PSGMC) as part of their 20th anniversary season, brings a new commissioned 8-movement work to the Annenberg Theater stage in the West Coast Premiere of “Quiet No More – A Choral Celebration of Stonewall” in three powerful and inspiring performances April 26, 27 and 28.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:The Secret of Chimneys3/29/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
The Group Rep presents a long-lost Agatha Christie play The Secret of Chimneys, directed by Jules Aaron, produced by Kathleen Delaney & Kevin Hoffman, Jr. In this mystery, a cosmopolitan adventurer on a mission discovers more than he bargained for when he arrives at an English country house and finds himself in the center of a murderous international conspiracy.
Scripps Ranch Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Return Engagements3/29/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
This fantastic comedy is by the playwright who wrote Tribute and Same Time, Next Year. The first act is comprised of three vignettes showing separate couples: a tipsy actress and the bellboy who has bedded her the night before, a gutsy Polish woman who has survived World War II and a carpenter whom she chooses to father her baby, and an acid tongued columnist and his cool psychotherapist wife.
Jay Donohue and Michelle Hanzelova - Hollywood - Presents:The Lost Virginity Tour4/12/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
Los Angeles premiere of a comedy by Cricket Daniel, directed by Kristin Towers-Rowles.
Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center - Hollywood - Presents:Miss Coco Peru – Have You Heard?4/26/2019 - 4/27/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
The return of the legendary Miss Coco Peru in her latest solo show.
Miss Coco loves to reminisce. In fact, she’s very good at it. In "Have You Heard?," Coco performs some of her favorite monologues and songs spanning her long career, as well as some new stuff too.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Let Me Hear You Whisper/The Strangest Kind of Romance4/6/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
The Group Rep presents two unusual one-acts, Paul Zindel’s LET ME HEAR YOU WHISPER directed by Katelyn Ann Clark, and Tennessee Williams’THE STRANGEST KIND OF ROMANCE directed by JC Gafford, produced by Clark and Gafford.
24th Street Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane4/6/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
24th Street Theatre, renowned for presenting sophisticated, emotionally rich and provocative theater that can be enjoyed by both adults and kids, separately or together, presents a fable that speaks to us all.
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Shade - A Colorful Musical Comedy2/9/2019 - 4/27/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
What if you could be someone else, just for one day? This original new musical comedy sets the stage for a doppelganger switcheroo that goes way, way beyond skin-deep differences. Come laugh at how alike--and different--we truly are in this bold new look at how we look at each other.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:Dorothy’s Adventures in OZ4/6/2019 - 6/30/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
Dorothy’s Adventures in OZ - the acclaimed Rudie-DeCarlo musical ushers in 50 years of Family Theatre for Kids 2 to 102!
“It’s a hoot! A return trip to the Emerald City in the Santa Monica Playhouse’s imaginative, colorful musical” LA TIMES. “Delightful, different, and entertaining…great for children and adults of all ages.” THE ENTERTAINER.
Marilyn Fox, Tania Getty, and Terry Davis - Venice - Presents:Smart Love4/20/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
"Critics' Choice" - LA Times
A Contemporary Comedy With A Scientific Twist. How Far Will Humans Go In Order To Salvage Love?
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:Willy's Lil Virgin Queen Saturday, 4/27/2019
It's a madcap, comic romp when the works of Willy Shakespeare teach a 20th century girl how to ditch the Prince and become the Queen in this Award-Winning Solo Show about a Woman finding her voice and surviving trauma in a World of Words, Words. Words!
– a one-night-only Benefit for Santa Monica Playhouse
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:mozart's requiem4/27/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Music Director Designate Jaime Martín Conducts West Coast Premiere of Voy a Dormir, a LACO-Co-Commissioned Song Cycle by Bryce Dessner, Guitarist of The National and One of the Most Sought-After Composers of his Generation
Dessner's Work Spotlights Grammy Award-Winning Mezzo-Soprano Kelley O’Connor, for Whom He Wrote It Concert also Features Mozart’s Requiem
Performances a la Carte - Pasadena - Presents:Jazz 'n Paz2/24/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 4/28/2019)
Performances à la Carte Presents
Jazz ‘n Paz, the Spring 2019 Intimate Jazz Concert Series with Three intimate Sunday early evening world-class Jazz concerts in Pasadena
Classical Encounters Foundation - Tarzana - Presents:Inna Faliks plays Chopin, Scriabin and SchumannSunday, 4/28/2019
Program: CHOPIN - Polonaise Fantasie and D flat Nocturne Op. 27, SCRIABIN - Sonata no. 5 and SCHUMANN - Symphonic Etudes Opus 13 at an elegant private home in Tarzana followed by delicious and healthy buffet and meet Inna.
Bruce McNall and Steven C. Markoff - Santa Monica - Presents:The Marriage Zone1/19/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
A young couple, a middle-aged couple and a mature couple discover that their identities are linked.
Thanks to robust audience and critical response, The Marriage Zone returns for an additional eleven weekends in 2019.
Department of Music - Santa Barbara - Presents:Faculty Artist Recital: Wesley Arai, carillon4/21/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 5/12/2019)
As part of the Fiftieth Anniversary Carillon Recital Series, UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UCSB's Storke Tower on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 2 pm. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.
Celebration - Los Angeles - Presents:Born to Win2/13/2019 - 6/2/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 6/2/2019)
Pinky Corningfield has always dreamed of her daughter winning the “Supreme Queen.” So when Marge, a newcomer to the child pageant circuit, shows up with her daughter and starts grabbing all the glory, Pinky will stop at nothing to get the crown.