Category Archives: Theater

Live Nation Brings You $25 Concert Week

May 4, 2022 – May 10, 2022 Live Nation is encouraging everyone to get back into their venues with the “All In” concert week with $25 tickets for select shows. “Select” may sound like they are terrible artists that can’t … Continue reading

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More Events Added to Aloha OA! Celebration of Oceanic Arts

Throughout the month of April, Aloha, OA! celebrates 65 years of Oceanic Arts, the world’s leading supplier of tropical and Polynesian decor. Since they started OCEANIC ARTS in 1956, Bob Van Oosting and Leroy Schmaltz have set the tone and … Continue reading

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Cirque du Soleil’s OVO Brings Magic and Thrills to the Microsoft Theater

I attended the Cirque du Soleil in Santa Monica in 1987 when it first came to the United States. It was a revolutionary idea–a circus that combined acrobatics, dance, music and mime to create a spellbinding story. It was also … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lunar New Year all Month Long!

Gung hay fat choy! Happy lunar new year! Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Tiger. We miss the annual Golden Dragon Parade in Chinatown, which is canceled again this year due to the pandemic surge. Don’t fret–there … Continue reading

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American Ballet Theatre’s “Nutcracker” is a Holiday Dream

For many of us, the spirit of the holiday season really kicks off with a live performance of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.” American Ballet Theatre’s enchanting version of this timeless classic is currently playing at Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa. More … Continue reading

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Follow the Breadcrumbs to Forest Lawn for POP’s Hansel and Gretel

Pacific Opera Project is back this weekend and next with a production of Hansel and Gretel at Forest Lawn in Glendale. The opera tells the famous story of two siblings getting lost in the woods and encountering a witch with … Continue reading

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This is Halloween 2021

Disneyland Photo Opp Photo by Elise Thompson Halloween is happening again this year, with some precautions in place. Here is a list of exciting events running throughout October to thrill, chill, enchant or scare the living crap out of you! … Continue reading

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Theater Review: Special Hollywood Fringe Festival 2021 Report

I had a great time watching five feisty and fabulous Hollywood Fringe solo shows online this year. I would have preferred to see them in person at the Broadwater Theatre – Black Box on Santa Monica Boulevard, but with the … Continue reading

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The Ford Amphitheatre Comes Alive

The John Anson Ford Amphitheatre is a wonderful, intimate, 1,200 seat outdoor venue located in the Hollywood Hills. Founded in 1920, the Ford stage has been graced legends from all corners of the performing arts–from the Ramones to Pharoah Sanders … Continue reading

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POP to Stage Bizet’s Don Procopio

Following the success of last month’s Trouble in Tahiti, the Pacific Opera Project is returning to Heritage Square Park the weekend of June 4-6. The company will be staging the first known west coast production of Don Procopio, an comic … Continue reading

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