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The Road Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:The Spanish Prayer Book9/17/2019 - 11/23/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
A committed atheist inherits a collection of rare and hauntingly beautiful illustrated Hebrew manuscripts, including a prayer book from fourteenth-century Spain, and discovers that the books, which bear witness to overlapping Jewish and Islamic traditions, were stolen some six-hundred years after their creation from a library in 1940s Berlin.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:The Vandal9/20/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Hamish Linklater’s funny and ultimately spooky debut play explores life, death, and Doritos as these two characters cling to a temporary escape from loneliness.
John Perrin Flynn and Andrew Carlberg fro Rogue Machine Theatre - Venice - Presents:Miss Lilly Gets Boned9/21/2019 - 10/28/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Rogue Machine Presents the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's (known for The Cake, This Is Us, American Gods) Play at Electric Lodge in Venice
Open Fist Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Neil Simon's Musical Fools10/4/2019 - 11/17/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Open Fist Theatre Company premieres an hilarious musical adaptation of the Neil Simon play, ‘Fools.’
Short+Sweet Hollywood - West Hollywood - Presents:Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival9/27/2019 - 10/28/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Over a month of new short plays and performances.
Short+Sweet is the world’s largest performing arts festival and is dedicated to original short form Theatre, Music and Dance.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Girlfriend9/13/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Told to the power-pop precision of Matthew Sweet’s seminal rock album, Girlfriend is a vibrant new musical about the thrill of discovering yourself, and the life you want to lead.
“A rock ‘n’ roll valentine that delivers subtle wisdom with an exhilarating kick.” – Rolling Stone Magazine
IAMA Theatre Company - Pasadena - Presents:A Kid Like Jake9/28/2019 - 11/3/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Parenting and gender issues are at fore in IAMA Theatre company’s season opener, the West Coast premiere of Daniel Pearl’s award-winning play.
San Diego Musical Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Man Of La Mancha9/27/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Written by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed and staged by: Scott Thompson
Musical Director: Don LeMaster
Nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Composer and Lyricist, Best Director, Brest Scenic Designer and Best Actor!l
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Disney’s Beauty and the Beast10/11/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
A Musical Love Story As Old As Time
Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, Disney’s family friendly musical – a “tale as old as time” – tells the story of Belle, a smart young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.
Hi-Desert Nature Museum - Yucca Valley - Presents:Chamber Music at the Museum: A Baroque Celebration: Sunday, 10/20/2019
Enjoy a delightful afternoon at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum with this autumn's Chamber Music at the Museum.
"A Baroque Celebration" from The Desert Baroque Consortium. Works performed will include Mozart, Telemann, and Albinoni.
Guido Lamell - Santa Monica - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony OrchestraSunday, 10/20/2019
Please join the Santa Monica symphony for our historic 75th Season Premier Concert October 20th 7:30PM in Barnum Hall.
Weber: Overture to Oberon
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor
Pre-concert talk at 6:30PM with Rich Capparela
SCOTT WEISS - Oaji - Presents:Ojai Pops Orchestra- Free Community ConcertSunday, 10/20/2019
The Ojai Pops Orchestra will be returning to The Libbey Bowl in Ojai on Sunday October 20th. This is the final concert for the 2019 concert season.
This concert is FREE and open to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated.
Orchestra Novo - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Between Worlds: Autumn SerenadeSunday, 10/20/2019
Autumn is often thought of as a time for food, family, and celebration. Here at Orchestra Novo, we understand the powerful nourishment that music brings and we're dedicated to serving up rich musical feasts.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Singers and Concert ChoirSunday, 10/20/2019
Featuring Johann Sebastian Bach's "Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227"
California State University, Fullerton’s University Singers, directed by Dr. Robert Istad, rank among the nation’s premiere collegiate choral ensembles.
Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Presents:Family Album II: A Stonewall TributeSunday, 10/20/2019
The Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles (GFBLA) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall Riots with a free concert on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3:30pm at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Entitled “Family Album II: A Stonewall Tribute,” this performance celebrates the LGBTQ+ family and recognizes the collective contributions of our community toward freedom and equality
Department of Music - Santa Barbara - Presents:50th Anniversary Carillon RecitalSunday, 10/20/2019
UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a special recital commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Storke Tower carillon’s dedication on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2 pm.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Latin History for Morons9/5/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 10/20/2019)
When his son gets a school assignment on heroes, John Leguizamo seizes the chance to teach him all about the great figures of the Latino world.
New York Times Critics' Pick
Jacarandamusic - Santa Monica - Presents:Organic ISunday, 10/20/2019
Inaugural concert in Jacaranda's new Organ series, Organic - featuring Ty Woodward
International organist Ty Woodward helped design the original Schantz organ. He will inaugurate a new series with French showpieces by Jehan Alain, Maurice Duruflé and Marcel Dupre, as well as American works by Charles Ives, Alan Hovhaness (with guest trumpet David Searfoss), and Leo Sowerby.
La Jolla Playhouse - San Diego - Presents:WOW Festival 201910/17/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to announce the dates and location for its fourth biennial Without Walls (WOW) Festival – four action-packed days of immersive and site-based work in an exciting new urban location. The 2019 WOW Festival will take place October 17 – 20 at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, in partnership with the NTC Foundation.
Louise Reichlin & Dancers / LA Choreographers & Dancers - Los Angeles - Presents:40th Anniversary Weekend of Dance10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Includes LA Premiere from Louise Reichlin & Dancers
Louise Reichlin & Dancers / Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers Celebrates 40th Anniversary with a Weekend of Soulful & Imaginative Dance Performances
The Tennis Dances
Los Angeles Premiere
A Jewish Child’s Story
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Tchaikovsky's "Pathétique"10/17/2019 - 10/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Drama unfolds with Tchaikovsky’s deeply passionate Symphony No. 6 and Ravel’s virtuosic gypsy rhapsody, “Tzigane,” featuring concertmaster Dennis Kim. Earlier in the evening, you’ll embark on an exploration of the brilliant compositions from legendary film composer John Williams, who is responsible for linking Carl to Pacific Symphony.
Chapman University College of Performing Arts - Orange - Presents:Offenbach...mais jamais ennuyeux! (Offenbach...but never boring!)10/18/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Opera Chapman Presents: Offenbach...mais jamais ennuyeux! (Offenbach...but never boring!)
Come join us for a fun night of French operetta to celebrate Jacques Offenbach’s 200th Birthday. Opera Chapman students perform scenes from Orpheus in the Underworld, La Perichole, The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein, The Tales of Hoffmann and more!
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Almost Famous9/13/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Written by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe based on his iconic film, Almost Famous is about a young man finding his place in the world and the indelible characters he meets along the way.
Book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe
Music and lyrics by Tom Kitt
Directed by Jeremy Herrin
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CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:CAP UCLA presents: THE DAY10/18/2019 - 10/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Celebrated ballerina Wendy Whelan, cellist Maya Beiser, iconic choreographer Lucinda Childs and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang join forces to create an evocative, bold, highly collaborative new work.
Heather Raffo - San Diego - Presents:Noura9/20/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
A riveting West Coast premiere loosely inspired by Ibsen’s A Doll’s House from acclaimed playwright (and Old Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program graduate) Heather Raffo.
By Heather Raffo
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Día de los Muertos CelebrationSaturday, 10/19/2019
Immerse yourself in the colorful traditions and festivities of the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Enjoy kid-friendly activities and traditional music, featuring tunes from Disney-Pixar’s “Coco.”
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra - La Bayadère10/16/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
The Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra return with a lavish production of Marius Petipa’s great Russian classic, featuring tour de force performances by the company’s incomparable stars.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Light In the Piazza10/12/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
It doesn't get any better than this:
Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron star in Adam Guettel's enchanting Broadway musical, which won six Tony Awards, including Best Original Score.
Short+Sweet Hollywood - West Hollywood - Presents:LGBTQ+ Live!10/18/2019 - 10/21/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Four days of short plays by LGBTQ artists.
Short plays by LGBTQ artists. Each group of plays is named after a performing icon.
LA Philharmonic - Los Angeles - Presents:Salonen Conducts Tchaikovsky & Bartók10/18/2019 - 10/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Experience a young phenom in Tchaikovsky’s beloved concerto.
Salonen conducts his own latest orchestral work to launch this program, followed by rising star violinist Daniel Lozakovich, hand-picked by Salonen to play the Tchaikovsky. Salonen and the LA Phil also perform one of their signature works, Bartók’s late masterpiece, which shows off every section of the orchestra to full advantage.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Bruckner's Great Mass | Los Angeles Master Chorale10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Bruckner’s devout spiritualism and Romantic-era passion meet 2003 MacArthur genius grant winner Osvaldo Golijov’s depiction of “water and longing, light and hope, the immensity of South America’s nature and pain.”
BRUCKNER: Mass No. 3 in F Minor
OSVALDO GOLIJOV: Oceana (LA premiere)
Grant Gershon, conductor
100 voices, orchestra, soloists
Third@First Concert Series - Pasadena - Presents:Magnificent MozartSaturday, 10/19/2019
First United Methodist Church in Pasadena will open its Third@First concert series with a free program entitled “Magnificent Mozart.” The series coordinator, Junko Ueno Garrett, will perform as piano soloist in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat. The program will also include the composer’s beloved Requiem, performed by the church’s Chancel Choir augmented by several other area choirs.
About Louise Reichlin & Dancers / Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers - Los Angeles - Presents:The Patchwork Girl of Oz10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Louise Reichlin & Dancers / Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers Celebrates 40th Anniversary with a Weekend of Soulful & Imaginative Dance Performances
Family-Friendly Performance of
The Patchwork Girl of Oz
Andrian Pawluk - San Diego - Presents:B2C: Bach Cello Suites to ChoirSaturday, 10/19/2019
British cellist Sophie Webber will join forces with the choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral, under the direction of choirmaster Canon Martin Green, to present the world premiere of her choral arrangements to accompany Bach's Solo Cello Suites Nos.1 and 3.
Concert includes a reception and opportunity to mix with the artists and pre-purchase an album.
MUSE/IQUE - Pasadena - Presents:STEP/LIVELYSunday, 10/20/2019
Our shoes sing the story of who we are.
Like our favorite songs, our favorite shoes speak volumes about how we move through the world.
Join Artistic Director Rachael Worby and a troupe of "sole-ful" performers on a lively journey that explores how our shoes shape our identity and how stepping into someone else’s connects us to our fellow humans.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live10/20/2019 - 6/28/2020 (next performance: Sunday, 10/20/2019)
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
This program takes place off-site at St. James' in-the-City | 3903 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Claremont Symphony Orchestra - Claremont - Presents:Claremont Symphony OrchestraSunday, 10/20/2019
Water, Water Everywhere . . . on Claremont Symphony's Opening Concert
Award-winning singer Danielle Marcelle Bond will perform the "Sea Pictures" cycle of five songs based on poetry.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts6/23/2019 - 12/29/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 10/20/2019)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
All concerts on the Spreckels Organ are free to the public in accordance with the original Deed of Gift by John and Adolph Spreckels.
Concerts are held very Sunday at 2 p.m. for one hour (rain or shine)
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series6/23/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 10/20/2019)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Esa-Pekka Salonen & LA PhilSunday, 10/20/2019
Grammy Award-winning conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the LA Phil in his latest orchestral work, Castor, as part of its world premiere weekend, followed by Tchaikovsky’s irresistible violin Concerto with Gramophone’s 2017 Young Artist of the Year, violinist Daniel Lozakovich.
Independent Opera Company - Los Angles - Presents:Romeo and Juliet by Gounod!10/18/2019 - 10/26/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Join Independent Opera Company as we present one of the most moving story about star-crossed lovers! Based on famous play by W. Shakespeare and set to music by Gounod this is going to be a production not to be missed!
LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE “THEATRE FOR A NEW GENERATION” - Laguna Beach - Presents:I Never Saw Another Butterfly10/19/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
Over 15,000 Jewish children passed through Terezin, and only about a hundred were still alive when Terezin was liberated at the end of the war. One of the survivors, Raja, having lived through it all, teaching the children when there was nothing to teach with, helping to give them hope when there was little enough reason for hope, creating a little world of laughter, of flowers and butterflies.
5-Star Theatricals - Thousand Oaks - Presents:The Music Man10/18/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
This beloved Meredith Willson musical with Broadway’s Adam Pascal starring as fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill is very special to 5-Star. It is the first show they produced in the Kavli in 1994 and heading into the 25th Anniversary they are bringing back this audience favorite. In 1957, the show became a hit on Broadway, winning five Tony Awards.
Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts - Huntington Beach - Presents:Gypsy10/19/2019 - 10/27/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
This October, the Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts is proud to present GYPSY: A MUSICAL FABLE.
Musical Theatre West - Long Beach - Presents:"Something Rotten!"10/18/2019 - 11/3/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/19/2019)
“WELCOME TO THE RENAISSANCE”! Musical Theatre West opens it's 67th season with the 10-time Tony® nominated musical "Something Rotten!" at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 18 – November 3. From the co-director of "The Book of Mormon" and the producer of "Avenue Q" comes a no-holds-“Bard” deliciously loopy celebration of the greatest English playwright and the greatest American art for