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SANTA MONICA COLLEGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 

 Purchase tickets online at 
thebroadstage.com
or call 310.434.3200 
  

Programs, artists, prices, and 
dates are subject to change.​



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Nat Geo Live: Gorongosa Reborn

FEB 18-19, 2016 / 7:30 PM

Bob Poole, Wildlife Filmmaker

As part of a new, 6-part PBS/Nat Geo International series, Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Bob Poole documents the rebirth of a lost Eden: Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, a jewel of Africa’s parks system until civil war almost destroyed it.

THU / FEB 18, 2016 / 7:30PM

FRI / FEB 19, 2016 / 7:30PM

The February 19th presentation of Gorongosa Reborn made possible in part by a generous gift from 

John and Kathy Kissick.


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Calder Quartet, Artists-In-Residence

SUN / FEB 21, 2016 / 4:00 PM

with John Bruce Yeh, Clarinet

In this exclusive Broad Stage series, LA’s very own Calder Quartet explores the profound beauty of Beethoven’s early, mid and late string quartets in a multi-year concert cycle that pairs classical and contemporary works.

The Calder Quartet Residency at The Broad Stage has been made possible in part through a generous grant from the Colburn Foundation.

FEB 21 Program

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4, Op. 18 No.4

Salonen: Homunculus

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11, Op. 95

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115


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Jonas Kaufmann, tenor

SUN / FEB 21, 2016 / 8:00 PM

Helmut Deutsch, accompanist

Acclaimed internationally not only as a leading star on the opera stage, but also as one of the premiere recitalists of our time, German tenor Jonas Kaufmann and his celebrated accompanist, Helmut Deutsch, with whom he has concertized all over the world, bring to The Broad Stage a superb program of gems of the classical song repertoire.

Celebrity Opera Recitals at The Broad Stage
are supported by a generous gift from
Lloyd E. Rigler – Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.

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Taken by Storm

Storm Large

FRI / FEB 26, 2016 / 7:30 PM

A six-foot tall torch singer with an international cult following, Storm Large takes the stage for a sensational cabaret act. With a remarkable vibrato that moves from love songs to rock anthems, Large’s performances truly live up to her name.

Explicit language.


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Musical Explorers

In partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute

SAT / FEB 27, 2016 / 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Bring the whole family to experience the international sounds of LA with this one-of-a-kind music program. From Bluegrass ballads to Yiddish folk tunes, you and your children will learn songs and explore the rich musical histories that live right in our own backyard.


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Band Magda

SAT / FEB 27, 2016 / 7:30 PM

Breakthrough artists Banda Magda fire on all artistic cylinders with sultry pop vocals and breezy bossa nova beats. The New York-based ensemble brings their irresistible charm to the Westside for an evening of unchained melody.


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The Knights

    SUN / FEB 28, 2016 / 2:00 PM

Known for its deeply committed music-making and “pop-up” performances, The Knights are a groundbreaking orchestral collective with an infectious spirit and eclectic repertoire.

 

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An Evening with Sebastião Salgado

In conversation with writer Pico Iyer

Co-presented with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’ ALOUD series

MON / FEB 29, 2016 / 7:30 PM

The recipient of every major photographic prize and the subject of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Salt of the Earth, Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado shares the stories behind some of the most perspective-shifting images of life on Earth during this unique evening with ALOUD at The Broad Stage.
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​​Debauche
FRI/ MAR 4, 2016 / 7:30 PM

The high-energy Russian folk band mixes gypsy punk, klezmer, and traditional Ukrainian tunes for a wild gathering of music. With lively, decadent songs from the underground, the Big Easy award-winner for “Best World Music” will unleash the music hooligan in all of us.


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Keb’ Mo’​

SAT / MAR 5, 2016 / 7:30 PM

Three-time Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer, and songwriter Keb’ Mo’ brings his distinctive, post-modern blues to Santa Monica. Don’t miss the modern master of American roots music, touring in support of his latest album, BLUES Americana.

Jazz and Blues at The Broad Stage made possible by a generous gift from Richard and Lisa Kendall.


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Beethoven, Bagels & Banter

[The

Edye]

SUN / MAR 6, 2016 / 11:00 AM

Beethoven, Bagels & Banter features virtuosic musicianship.

This series made possible by a generous gift from
Barbara Herman.


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 Igudesman & Joo

  FRI/ MAR 11, 2016 / 7:30 PM

More than 35 million YouTube views and sold-out performances have turned the inspired musical humor of Igudesman & Joo into a global hit show. Think The Simpsons meets Bach, and you have some idea of violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo’s sidesplitting approach to the concert performance.



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                                                     Richard Watson 

Cahoots NI

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[The Edye]

Mar 12–13, 2016

After hatching all over Ireland, Cahoots NI’s delightful new family show is spreading its wings at The Edye! Join three madcap birds on the adventure of a lifetime as they grapple with growing up and learn how to take flight. Directed by Paul McEneaney, Egg is a musical and theatrical flight of the imagination that unfolds on a magical set constructed out of twigs, feathers, and shell.

SAT  / MAR 12, 2016 / 10:00AM

SAT / MAR 12, 2016 / 12:00PM

SUN / MAR 13, 2016 / 10:00AM

SUN / MAR 13, 2016 / 12:00PM


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Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal

SAT / MAR 12, 2016 / 7:30 PM

Musician Rosanne Cash and her husband, producer-guitarist John Leventhal, take audiences on a soulful journey to the South with an evening of music from their 2014 triple Grammy Award-winning release The River and the Thread.


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Sir James Galway, Flute

WED / MAR 16, 2016 / 7:30 PM

Sir James Galway is a modern musical master beloved for his lively concerts. A supreme interpreter of classical flute repertoire and a consummate entertainer, Galway will perform an ambitious evening of works by Hamilton Harty, Howard Shore, Henry Mancini, Fauré, Debussy, and more.


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Luciana Souza: Speaking in Tongues

FRI / MAR 18, 2016 / 7:30 PM

The Grammy Award winner returns with Benin-native guitarist Lionel Loueke, Swiss-born harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret, bassist Massimo Biolcati of Sweden and Italy, and Texan drummer Kendrick Scott.  This is World Music at its best - no frontiers, no boundaries, just infectious music that reaches the soul.

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Calder Quartet, Artists-In-Residence

SUN / MAR 20, 2016 / 4:00 PM

In this exclusive Broad Stage series, LA’s very own Calder Quartet explores the profound beauty of Beethoven’s early, mid and late string quartets in a multi-year concert cycle that pairs classical and contemporary works.

The Calder Quartet Residency at The Broad Stage has been made possible in part through a generous grant from the Colburn Foundation.

MAR 20 Program

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6, Op. 18 No.6

Hillborg: Kongsgaard Variations for String Quartet

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14, Op. 131


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Ronald K. Brown

EVIDENCE

Mar 25–26, 2016 / 7:30 PM

Ronald K. Brown’s kinetic style of storytelling is simultaneously spiritual and earthy, exploring the place between abandon and control. Using African forms and rhythms, EVIDENCE will perform two of his signature works and a potent new piece, The Subtle One.

FRI / MAR 25, 2016 / 7:30PM

SAT / MAR 26, 2016 / 7:30PM


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Nat Geo Live: the hidden life of wolves

Mar 31- Apr 1, 2016 / 7:30 PM

Jim & Jamie Dutcher, Filmmakers

After an award-winning filmmaking career, Jim Dutcher turned his energies to a life-altering focus: the wolf. Meet Dutcher and his wife Jamie as they weave fascinating stories and stunning images as documented in the 2012 National Geographic book, The Hidden Life of Wolves.

THU / MAR 31, 2016 / 7:30PM

FRI / APR 1, 2016 / 7:30PM


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André Watts, Piano

SUN / APR 3, 2016 / 2:00 PM

André Watts’ illustrious, decades-long career has included powerhouse performances at the world’s most prized festivals and a National Medal of Honor. The piano superstar returns to Los Angeles for an evening of artistry featuring works by Liszt, Schubert, and others.


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Lisa Dwan Presents

Beckett Trilogy

Not I / Footfalls / Rockaby

Apr 7–10, 2016

Following critically acclaimed, sold-out performances in London and New York, this landmark, one-woman trilogy must be seen to be believed. Both spirited and flawless, Irish actress Lisa Dwan illuminates Beckett’s triptych in a dazzling display of theatrical brilliance.

THU / APR 7, 2016 / 7:30PM (opening night)

FRI / APR 8, 2016 / 7:30PM

SAT / APR 9, 2016 / 2:00PM

SAT / APR 9, 2016 / 7:30PM

SUN / APR 10, 2016 / 2:00PM

Theater at The Broad Stage made possible in part
by a generous gift from Laurie and Bill Benenson
.

Beckett Trilogy made possible in part by a generous
gift from Linda and Michael Keston.


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Family Workshop

Percussion

[The Edye]​

SUN / APR 10, 2016 / 10:00 AM

The Honeys show you how to find a percussion instrument in anything – even your own body.


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ANNA NETREBKO AND YUSIF EYVAZOV

with orchestra conducted by Marco Boemi

Apr 13 & 15, 2016 / 7:30 PM

One of the most acclaimed and widely-recognized classical singers in the world today, Russian soprano Anna Netrebko is joined by her husband, Azerbaijani tenor Yusif Eyvazov, for two recitals featuring arias and duets from the great Italian operatic repertoire.

Celebrity Opera Recitals at The Broad Stage
are supported by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler - Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation
.


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The Box Brothers

SAT / APR 16, 2016 / 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM

From the Netherlands-based ensemble Percossa, the Box Brothers use found objects and wooden boxes
to turn Japanese percussion, African rhythms, jazz, and funk music into a toe-tapping comic adventure for all ages.

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Family Workshop

Circus Arts

[The Edye]

SUN / APR 17, 2016 / 10:00 AM

Enjoy a morning with Kinetic Theory Theater artists as you explore the world of clowning and juggling. Wear clothing and shoes suitable for moving.


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 ​The Pedrito Martinez Group

SAT / APR 23, 2016 / 7:30 PM

One of the world’s best Afro-Latin percussionists and his Grammy-nominated band take the stage for a white-hot evening of “Africa-to-the-New-World funk” (The New York Times). Cuban-born musician and New York fixture Pedrito Martinez packs a powerful punch with guaguancó, timba, R&B, gospel, and flamenco grooves that will have you shimmying in the aisles.


Jazz and Blues and The Broad Stage made possible
by a generous gift from Richard and Lisa Kendall.


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Family Workshop

Dance

[The Edye]

SUN / APR 24, 2016 / 10:00 AM

Learn how to create lively choreography with dancer Kai Collins to take home with you. Wear clothing and shoes suitable for moving.


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Carnival of the Animals

A Production by Circa and QPAC’s Out of the Box Festival

Apr 28–30, 2016

The circus is coming to town with a whimsical new tale of creatures that tumble, fly, leap, and spin! An acrobatic wonder of bodies, light, and sound, Australia’s award-winning Circa brings us a spellbinding performance for a whole new generation of circus, music, and animal lovers.

Thu / Apr 28, 2016 / 7:30PM

Fri / Apr 29, 2016 / 7:30PM

SAT / Apr 30, 2016 / 2:00PM

Sat / Apr 30, 2016 / 7:30PM


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Beethoven, Bagels & Banter

[The Edye]

SUN / MAY 1, 2016 / 11:00 AM

Beethoven, Bagels & Banter features virtuosic musicianship.

This series made possible by a generous gift
from Barbara Herman.


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VITTORIO GRIGÒLO AND ILDEBRANDO D’ARCANGELO
with orchestra conducted by Alberto Meoli

SUN / May 1, 2016 / 8:00 PM

Superstar tenor Vittorio Grigòlo returns to The Broad Stage for an evening of expressive arias and duets, joined by fellow Italian countryman, bass-baritone Ildebrando D’Arcangelo.

Celebrity Opera Recitals at The Broad Stage
are supported by a generous gift from

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What Moves You

Lil buck

May 13–14, 2016 / 7:30 PM


Mihai Marica, Cello

Astonishing everyone from Madonna to the New York City Ballet, dance iconoclast Lil Buck blissfully melds ballet, hip-hop, and a Memphis dance style called jookin. For his Broad Stage debut, the artist performs on sneaker pointe with cellist Mihai Marica.

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AN EVENING WITH RAY ROMANO AND FRIENDS

Actor/comedian Ray Romano and friends present an evening of laughs to benefit Harvest Home, a program for homeless pregnant women and their babies.  Pre-show wine reception included. Send email toinfo@theharvesthome.net for information. Go to rayandfriends.tix.com for tickets.

17           APR   SUN         PERFORMANCE 7:30PM; RECEPTION 6:30PM​



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WESTSIDE BALLET OF SANTA MONICA

Westside Ballet revives some of its most loved works, including Sweet Charity! See westsideballet.com for ticket information.

8             MAY    SUN         1:00PM & 5:00PM


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IDEAS Los Angeles – Presented by 
Tel Aviv University-American Friends

Two-day, two-track conference—“Digital Technology and Content in Media & Entertainment” and “Health & Lifestyle”—with speakers and workshops. Visit www.ideaslosangeles.com for information, registration, and tickets.

15           JUN    WED        10:00AM-6:00PM

16           JUN    THU         10:00AM-6:00PM



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LONG BEACH OPERA: 
The News by Jacob TV

Politics, the economy, showbiz, and trivialities, all set to music and reported by singing anchors! Includes a pre-show talk and an after-show VIP reception. See www.longbeachopera.org​2016-season/the-news for information and tickets.

 19           JUN    SUN         PERFORMANCE 7:00PM; RECEPTION 8:30PM

25           JUN    SAT         PERFORMANCE 4:00PM; RECEPTION 5:30PM

                                    26           JUN    SAT         PERFORMANCE 2:30PM; RECEPTION 4:00PM       

   

Theater at The Broad Stage made possible in part 

by a generous gift from Laurie and Bill Benens​on

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General Information
Theater Location Address
1310 11th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(Main entrance is located on
11th Street between Santa Monica Blvd. and Arizona)
Box Office
Phone: 310.434.3200
Email: boxoffice@thebroadstage.com
The Box Office is open Mon – Fri, 12 – 6pm, and
starting one hour prior to performance times.
On performance days, the window will be open
for 30 minutes after the show starts.
 
All artists, dates, times, and prices subject to change.
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