Category Archives: Theater

Anti-Comedians Rule a Night of Comedy and Magic to Benefit Australia

When the last comedian of the night, Bobcat Goldwait, commented that it had been a long time since he was the most normal act on the bill, it pretty much summed up the show at the Zebulon last week. Organized … Continue reading

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Power to the People, You Dig?

The Los Angeles Philharmonic embarks on another ambitious musical and cultural festival this week with “Power to the People!” Exploring the role that the arts play in society and protest movements, programming runs from March 5th through April 11th. The … Continue reading

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This Week at the Music Center: Yuja Wang; Weimar, Eurydice Continue

Chinese pianist Yuja Wang, one of the brightest stars in classical music, will be performing in recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday, February 18th at 8:00 pm. Ms. Wang has become a critical and fan favorite, combining vitruoso … Continue reading

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L’amour, L’amour, L’amour is in the Air: Lucha VaVoom’s Valentine Show “Pin Ups ‘n Pin Downs” Coming up at the Mayan

L’amour, l’amour, l’amour—it’s in the air, as well as Luchadores and beautiful ladies with marvelous talents, who will excite and titillate, all for Lucha VaVoom’s Valentine Show, “Pin Ups ‘n Pin Downs,” at the Mayan Theater February 12th and 13th 2020. … Continue reading

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Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice: LA Opera Premieres a Major New Work

From February 1st through 23rd, LA Opera will present the world premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s opera Eurydice, co-commissioned by the company and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Sarah Ruhl adapts the libretto from her play of the same name, … Continue reading

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Sunrise: A Classic Film Rises Again With A New Score

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans won three Oscars at the inaugural Academy Awards ceremony in 1929. The Los Angeles Master Chorale, in conjunction with the Sundance Institute, is bringing the silent classic back to the big screen at Walt … Continue reading

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LA Phil Explores Weimar Germany in February

The Weimar Republic took power following the First World War in Germany in 1918 and held until the ascendance of Nazism and the beginning of the slide toward the Second in 1933. While the Republic as a political entity can … Continue reading

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‘Pacific Opera Project’ Opens Its 10th Season With A Double Header of ‘Puccini’ and ‘Ravel’

Pacific Opera Project begins its 2020 season with a unique double-header of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilège at Occidental College from January 25, 2020, through February 2, 2020. The brisk farce Schicci, depicting the increasingly desperate and … Continue reading

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Where the Cool Kids will be Ringing in 2020

It’s not too late to make plans for New Year’s Eve. We have selected some fun events, sifting through the douche-y bottle service parties and inflated dinner prices to bring you only the coolest events. (Written with Monique LeBleu) EXTRAVAGANZAS … Continue reading

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A Good Time at Carol’s Christmas, Underground Annex

Story by Laura Smearer Gonyaw We arrived at the cozy Underground Annex Theater to see “Carol’s Christmas” and were greeted by a smiling gentleman who provided refreshments prior to and after the performance. We sat ourselves in the rows of seats in … Continue reading

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