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LA Opera Off Grand – prism

LA Opera Off Grand – prism

Review: p r i s m LA Opera Off Grand and Beth Morrison Projects combine forces for a fascinating world premiere at REDCAT. p r i s m is part of the Contemporary Opera Initiative and the current world premiere by Ellen Reid and Roxie Perkins. The Initiative supports efforts to advance the art form […]

By December 8, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
“Love Actually Live” at Wallis Annenberg – New Year’s Eve Show

“Love Actually Live” at Wallis Annenberg – New Year’s Eve Show

Watch Video Here CO-PRODUCED BY THE WALLIS AND FOR THE RECORD, ANNOUNCES ALL-STAR CAST Leading the Multimedia-Concert Celebration is Rumer Willis, Tony® and Grammy® Award-Winning Actor Steve Kazee, Kelley Jakle, Rex Smith and Grammy® Award-nominee B. Slade December 4 – 31, 2018 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of […]

By December 8, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s The Four Seasons

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s The Four Seasons

​Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) is presenting The Four Seasons, as part of Baroque Conversations. The Antonio Vivaldi series includes: Concerto in G minor for Two Violins, RV 517. Concerto in A minor for Two Violins, RV 522 (L’estro armonico), and The Four Seasons (Le Quattro stagioni). The concertos were inspired not just by the seasons themselves, but by a […]

By December 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
LA Opera Presents “Hansel and Gretel”

LA Opera Presents “Hansel and Gretel”

LA Opera’s Hansel and Gretel, is Fantastical!  Directed and designed by Doug Fitch who has a magic touch that is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Conducted by James Conlon and played with excellence by LA Opera Orchestra. A Gingerbread house made of sweets, a wicked witch disguised as a baker, comical elves and the […]

By November 20, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
REVIEW: LACO – Beethoven’s Pastoral (Orchestral Series)

REVIEW: LACO – Beethoven’s Pastoral (Orchestral Series)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s program was a perfect mix of classics and contemporary music that delivered an outstanding evening (Nov. 18) for the connoisseur of music. Led by Austrian conductor David Danzmayr, Beethoven’s Pastoral (part of the Orchestral Series) opens with Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Straussiana which is based on some lesser-known works by Johann Strauss, […]

By November 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Review: “Come From Away” at Ahmanson in Los Angeles

Review: “Come From Away” at Ahmanson in Los Angeles

Opening night of Come From Away played to a packed house and a much deserved standing ovation as the production is quite a feat! An ensemble consisting of 12 actors playing multiple characters directed swiftly by Christopher Ashley. “Come from aways” is a Newfoundland term for a visitor from beyond the island — which makes sense for […]

By November 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Review: “The Bitter Game” – Wallis Annenberg

Review: “The Bitter Game” – Wallis Annenberg

As I enter the Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, I find a party atmosphere on the Promenade Terrace. What’s this? A gathering of multi-generational people, music blaring, and a basketball thrown at me from a make-shift court. Okay, I’m game for the game as I shimmy over to the “basket” […]

By November 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
“A Bronx Tale” at Hollywood Pantages Theatre

“A Bronx Tale” at Hollywood Pantages Theatre

“A Bronx Tale” at Hollywood Pantages Theatre – No Wasted Talent Here! How exciting that Chazz Palminteri brings his Broadway hit,  “A Bronx Tale,” back home to Los Angeles where it all began for the writer-actor. I remember back in 1989 the buzz around tinsel town of a new rising star and how the play […]

By November 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Sutra

Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Sutra

Review by Nili Nathan Photo Credit: RJ Muna “If you say to yourself  — I am not living like that music, like that novel, like that painting, like that dancer, like that musician — I am cheating on myself,” said Alonzo King during the Q&A after the opening of Sutra. You can begin the journey […]

By November 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
LA Opera presents Satyagraha by Philip Glass, conducted by Grant Gershon

LA Opera presents Satyagraha by Philip Glass, conducted by Grant Gershon

Opens October 20th, 2018 through Nov. 11, 2018 (Los Angeles) October 1, 2018 — Plácido Domingo, LA Opera’s Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company premiere of Satyagraha by Philip Glass. “I believe that opera has the power to change lives,” said Mr. Domingo, “and few works exemplify this more than Satyagraha. This […]

By October 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Kindertransport – Play Reading at Wallis Annenberg Nov. 11th

Kindertransport – Play Reading at Wallis Annenberg Nov. 11th

Acclaimed actresses Jane Kaczmarek (“Malcolm in the Middle”) and Kate Burton (“Gray’s Anatomy”) star in a staged reading of the riveting drama Kindertransport by Diane Samuels presented by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in conjunction with producers Patty Glaser, Paula Holt, Perla Karney and Karen Winnick on Sunday, November 11, 2018, 2 […]

By October 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical is Phenomenal!

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical is Phenomenal!

The Opening Night re-opening of Beautiful at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre was just as phenomenal the second time as it was the first time I saw it on Broadway. Nostalgic, fun and exciting every second – all ages will enjoy the evening. A roar of applause after each song filled the packed house. The final […]

By September 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Hershey Felder: Beethoven – Wallis Annenberg

Hershey Felder: Beethoven – Wallis Annenberg

Hershey Felder: Beethoven is mesmerizing — you can’t take your eyes or ears off Hershey Felder! Nothing tops a standing ovation and this production must be on the top of your “must see” list. It’s one of the greatest musical productions of the decade. Hershey Felder returns to The Wallis, bringing Ludwig van Beethoven to […]

Tickets for LA Opera’s Rigoletto

Tickets for LA Opera’s Rigoletto

LA OPERA PRESENTS VERDI’S RIGOLETTO CONDUCTED BY MATTHEW AUCOIN May 12 through June 3 (Los Angeles) April 24, 2018 — Plácido Domingo, LA Opera’s Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company’s spring presentation of Rigoletto, the classic tragedy by Giuseppe Verdi. “I can think of no opera that better demonstrates the power of deeply […]