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  ...

The Break of Noon, LA

The Break of Noon By Neil LaButeDirected by Jo BonneyWith Kevin Anderson, Catherine Dent, Tracee Chimo, and John Earl JelksGeffen Playhouse, Los AngelesThrough March 6, 2011 Oy. Where to start? There is this play at the Geffen  ...

Grupo Corpo, LA

Grupo Corpo Artistic Director: Paulo PederneirasChoreographer: Rodrigo PederneirasDorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Music CenterJan. 28-30, 2011 www.musiccenter.org Vibrant colors, synchrony beyond belief, dancers who defy gravity and whose bodies seem to lack the same rigidity generally found  ...