For The Record: Baz
Sep. 12, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Though a cabaret lens, For The Record: Baz intertwines the tales of star-crossed lovers from Romeo + Juliet, Strictly Ballroom, Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby through songs like “Lady Marmalade,” “Kissing You,” “Love Is In The Air,” “Crazy In Love,” in a stunning 360-degree live theatrical concert experience. The cast will feature Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars, Dancing with the Stars), Rumer Willis (90210, House Bunny), Barrett Foa (NCIS: LA), Ginifer King (Haunted Hathaways), among others. Pair your night with five specialty cocktails inspire by the Baz Luhrmann catalog.
Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin
Nov. 11, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015
Hailed for his one-man shows about musical greats, multitalented Canadian performer Felder now tackles the master of American music himself, Irving Berlin. The work follows Berlin’s origins in czarist Russia to his embodiment of the American dream. Expect classic songs such as “God Bless America” and “White Christmas.”
Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square
Nov. 13, 2014 - Jan. 19, 2015
Strap on your ice skates and glide below the skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles. Expect a season full of special events like DJ Spotlight Nights, Snoopy Skating Showcase, Hot 92.3 Old School Skate Night and others.
Oct. 2, 2014 - Mar. 2, 2015
This multi-media exhibition includes more than 150 costumes from movies both classic and recent, including such favorites as The Hunger Games and The Wizard of Oz. Presented by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Ice at Santa Monica
Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 19, 2015
Get in the holiday spirit by lacing up your ice skates steps from the beach. The 8,000-square-foot outdoor skating rink in downtown Santa Monica offers skating all winder long, in addition to private cabanas perfect for parties, ice skating lessons and more.
Into the Woods
Dec. 2, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014
Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s critically acclaimed new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning play is a modern twist on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward
Dec. 5, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014
Broadway star Harry Groener as Noël Coward and Sharon Lawrence (NYPD Blue) star in this cabaret that weaves together Coward’s music and his witty correspondence with his famous friends in the Lovelace Studio Theater.
Dec. 8, 2014 - Jan. 13, 2015
The Hammer Museum collaborates with New York’s MoMA for this film series that screens the year’s best films, followed by talks by filmmakers and actors. Highlights include indie vampire movie A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night and Richard Linklater’s highly anticipated Boyhood.
Dec. 6, 2014 - Dec. 28, 2014
Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28. See the Los Angeles Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker across Los Angeles at Alex Theatre, Dolby Theatre, Royce Hall at UCLA and the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. See losangelesballet.org for schedule, venue and ticket information. Alex Theatre, 216 N Brand Blvd., Glendale, 818.243.2539; Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.308.6300; Royce Hall at UCLA 340 Royce Drive, Westwood, 310.825.4401; Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach, 310.318.0610. losangelesballet.org
Dec. 10, 2014 - Mar. 15, 2015
The award-winning theater phenomenon returns to L.A. with three months of performances. Learn the untold story of the witches of Oz, the “wicked” Elphaba and good witch Glinda, in this smash-hit prequel to The Wizard of Oz.
Winter Wonderland at Malibu Country Mart
Dec. 6, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014
Get in the holiday spirit at the Malibu Country Mart. Each Saturday before Christmas you can enjoy shopping in festive surroundings, in-store specials and a variety of activities like a stocking and dreidel decorating party complete with holiday face painting (Dec. 6, noon-4 p.m.), photos with Santa and cookie decorating party (Dec. 13, noon-4 p.m.) and a visit from Santa’s reindeer along with photo opps with Santa and strolling Victorian carolers (Dec. 20, starting at noon).