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  ...

Julia, LA

Roses Prichard, Richard Fancy in "Julia"Photo courtesy of Pacific Resident Theatre Julia By Vince MelocchiDirected by Guillermo CienfuegosPacific Resident Theatre, Mainstage, Venice, Calif.Through Feb. 27, 2011 At a certain age it is easy to find oneself thinking about loves  ...

Next to Normal, LA

Left to right: Curt Hansen, Alice Ripley and Asa Somers in "Next to Normal"Photo by Craig Schwartz Next to Normal Music by Tom KittBook and lyrics by Brian YorkeyDirected by Michael GreifStarring Alice Ripley and Asa SomersAhmanson Theatre,  ...

Lohengrin, LA Opera

Lohengrin Music and libretto by Richard WagnerDirected by Lydia SteierConducted by James ConlonStarring Ben Heppner, Dolora Zajick, Soile Isokoski, and James JohnsonLos Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Dec. 12, 2010 www.laopera.com For many patrons, the satisfying thing about  ...