Scottish Ballet, U.S. tour

Scottish Ballet Works by Jorma Elo and Kenneth MacMillanDance at the Music CenterDorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los AngelesOct. 14-16, 2011 (part of the company’s U.S. tour) Who knew? I did not. Most probably you did not, but Scotland is  ...

Poor Behavior, LA

Reg Rogers and Johanna Day in the Mark Taper production of "Poor Behavior"Photo by Craig Schwartz ‘Poor Behavior’ By Theresa RebeckDirected by Doug HughesWith Reg Rogers, Johanna Day, Sharon Lawrence, Christopher Evan WelchMark Taper Forum, Los AngelesThrough Oct. 16,  ...

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, LA

Terence Archie (left) and Desmin Borges in the Geffen Playhouse production of "Chad Deity"Photo by Michael Lamont 'The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity' By Kristoffer DiazDirected by Edward TorresWith Usman Ally, Terence Archie, Desmin Borges, Justin Leeper, Timothy Talbott,  ...

Heavier Than, Pasadena

'Heavier Than. . .' By Steve YockeyDirected by Abigail DeserWith Nick Ballard, Casey Kringlen, Laura Howard, Jill Van VelzerThe Theatre @ Boston Court, Pasadena, Calif.Through Aug. 21, 2011 For starters, how about a guy who is part man  ...

American Ballet Theatre, LA

Gillian Murphy and Marcelo Gomes in ABT's "The Bright Stream"Photo by Rosalie O'Connor ‘The Bright Stream’ American Ballet TheatreChoreography by Alexei RatmanskyMusic by Dmitri ShostakovichWith Paloma Herrera, Marcelo Gomes, Gillian Murphy, and Cory StearnsDorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los AngelesThrough July  ...

Ballet Nacional de Cuba, LA

Dani Hernández and Anette Delgado in "Don Quixote"Photo by Nancy Reyes ' Don Quixote' Ballet Nacional De CubaChoreography by Alicia Alonso, after Alexander Gorsky and Marius PetipaComposed by Ludwig Minkus, performed by the LA Opera OrchestraDorothy Chandler PavilionThrough June  ...

Mark Morris Dance Group, ‘L’Allegro,’ LA

Members of Mark Morris Dance Group perform a scene from "L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato"Photo by Elaine Mayson 'L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato' Choreography by Mark Morris Mark Morris Dance GroupMusic by George Frideric Handel, set to  ...

Quidam (Cirque du Soleil), North American tour

Quidam Cirque du SoleilGuide and Founder: Guy LaliberteDirected by Franco DragoneComposer/Musical Director: Benoit JutrasChoreographed by Debra BrownU.S. Tour Have you ever seen Cirque du Soleil If not, "Quidam," which debuted in 1996 and features 50 acrobats, is as  ...

Il Turco in Italia, LA Opera

Nino Machaidze as Donna Fiorilla in "Il Turco in Italia"Photo by Robert Millard Il Turco in Italia By Gioachino RossiniConductor: James ConlonOriginal production by Christof LoyDirection by Axel WeidauerWith Nino Machaidze, Kate Lindsey, Simone Alberghini, Paolo Gavanelli, and Maxim  ...

33 Variations, LA

33 Variations Written and directed by Moisés KaufmanMusic by Ludwig van BeethovenStarring Jane FondaPianist and Musical Director: Diane WalshAhmanson TheatreThrough March 6, 2011 Jane Fonda is a commanding presence on the stage, all the more so as she  ...