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The Music Academy of the West’s 2017 Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners National Recital Tour Begins March 22

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Soprano Hannah Rose Kidwell and pianist Christina Giuca will perform in recital on tour in March 2018 in Houston, Santa Barbara, Chicago, and New York City
Santa Barbara, CA — The Music Academy of the West proudly hosts the nation’s premiere annual competition for song recitals, the Marilyn Horne Song Competition. Academy fellows have competed annually since 1997. This year, the competitors performed for a panel of esteemed judges – Marilyn HorneRenée Fleming, and Jake Heggie. The 2017 winners of the Competition, soprano Hannah Rose Kidwell and pianist Christina Giuca, will perform a program including the world premiere of a song cycle written by Jake Heggie, who was a guest composer at the Music Academy this summer.
 
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MAR
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GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE EXTENDS “SELL/BUY/DATE” THROUGH APRIL 15

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“SELL/BUY/DATE” AT THE GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE EXTENDS THROUGH APRIL 15
 SARAH JONES’ ONE-WOMAN PLAY OPENS TONIGHT; DIRECTED BY CAROLYN CANTOR
 
LOS ANGELES, CA  – The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Sell/Buy/DateSarah Jones’ critically acclaimed one-woman show, will extend for one week and run through
Sunday, April 15. Written and performed by Jones and directed by Carolyn Cantor,Sell/Buy/Date opens tonight in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse.
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MAR
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West Coast Premiere of a Comedy Play in One-Act

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Theatre Planners Presents
West Coast Premiere of a Comedy Play in One-Act
L.O.V.E.R.
Tales of Love and Lust from a #GrownUpWomansPOV
 
LOS ANGELES, Calif.  — Accomplished actress Lois Robbins takes us on a poignant and comic journey as one woman explores her sexual history, in what ultimately becomes her coming of age story, L.O.V.E.R. Directed by Sonia SebastianL.O.V.E.R. opens on April 13, running through May 12 at the Zephyr Theatre on Melrose Avenue.

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 is a riff on childhood, adolescents and finally adulthood from a grown-up woman’s point of view. Robbins’ one-act comic play first workshopped in June 2017 at The Schoolhouse Theater in Croton Falls, NY.

 
 
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MAR
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SB Choral Society’s 70th Anniversary Concert announced

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As the Choral Society turns 70 and Conductor JoAnne Wasserman takes the podium in her 25th season, she's programmed a 70th Anniversary Concert repertoire that features a work never yet performed during her tenure and spans the choral cannon from the classical to the modern, reflective of the uninterrupted journey from the venerable chorus’s inception just post WWII to today. 
 
Rena Harms, Soprano
 
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05
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William Soleau named Co-artistic Director

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State Street Ballet makes bold strides in the first days of 2018
 
Resident Choreographer William Soleau named Co-artistic Director
 
State Street Ballet, Santa Barbara’s 23-year-old ballet company, begins 2018 with exciting changes and confident new steps toward the future. Founder, Executive and Artistic Director Rodney Gustafson has named Resident Choreographer William Soleau as Co-artistic Director, creating a new partnership that will propel the already acclaimed company to new heights.
 
 
 
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JAN
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LOS ANGELES DRAMA CRITICS CIRCLE ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR ACHIEVEMENTS DURING 2017

INTRO ladcc new logo 300x260RLos Angeles,CA The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2017 (Dec. 1, 2016 – Nov. 30, 2017). The 49th annual LADCC awards ceremony will take place on Monday, March 19, 2018, at A Noise Within, 3352 East Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107. There is ample, free, on-site parking. All event tickets are $40 and can be purchased at here/ (a small service fee applies) or at the door if available. (Purchased tickets will be held at Will Call.) Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a reception. The show will commence at 7:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
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JAN
16
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ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY presents the third show of its 2017-2018 Season!

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SHARON LAWRENCE & MEREDITH BAXTER
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THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
Limited Engagement Begins Performances Thursday, February 8
at The New Vic in Santa Barbara!
 
Santa Barbara, CA - ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.
 
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ETC CLOSES 2016-17 SEASON WITH NEW ADDITIONS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Santa Barbara, CA – Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) at the New Vic, Santa Barbara’s leading professional, resident theater company, proudly announces recent additions to the Board of Directors; Susan Case, Laini Melnick, Deb Pontifex, Chuck Sheldon, Robert Turbin, Tony Vallejo, and Kathy Weber.
 
 
 
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MAR
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OPC announces its 20th Anniversary Gala Benefit... CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF VISIONARY VOICES

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One Night Only! Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 4p.m. at Matilija Hall and Topa Mountain Winery in Ojai!
 
Playwright Danai Gurira, Board President Carl Thelander & Producer Gary Ungar to be Honored!
 
Ojai, CA...The Ojai Playwrights Conference announced today performers and honorees for its 20th Anniversary Benefit Gala – “Celebrating 20 Years of Visionary Voices” Scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017, the Benefit begins at 4:00pm at Matilija Auditorium with an extraordinary event created especially for this evening. 20 amazing OPC artists celebrate 20 years of creative excellence with original dramatic works that honor the ground-breaking efforts of OPC and the necessity of the artist’s visionary voice in today’s world. The all-star lineup includes performances by Luis AlfaroLucy AlibarRobert AskinsJon Robin BaitzPerla BatallaStephen BelberBekah Brunstetter, Bill CainDavis GainesNick GandielloLinda GehringerSam HunterTerrence McNallyChristopher Gabriel NúñezJiehae ParkSarah TreemGideon WabvutaSteven WeberCharlayne Woodard & Musical Direction by Michael Sobie. Following the show, the festivities continue at Topa Mountain Winery, with a evening of fine wines, festive cocktails, a “Farm to Table Feast” prepared by some of Southern California’s finest chefs, and a live auction featuring fabulous trips and entertainment packages!
 

 

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MAR
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14th Annual ‘Superstars of the Year’ Celebration

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Thousand Oaks, CA – The community is invited to attend one of the signature events for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley – ‘14th Annual Superstars of the Year Celebration’. This free, annual event, is open to all ages and recognizes local youth and volunteers who have made a contributed to the Boys & Girls Clubs.

 
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