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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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Angela Gheorghiu, soprano

SAT / SEP 19, 2015 / 7:30 PM

Jeff Cohen, accompanist

The great diva returns to The Broad Stage to open our new season with passionate arias and glamorous theatrics. Classical Brit’s “Female Artist of the Year,” Gheorghiu appears as part of our acclaimed recital series that brings opera’s biggest stars to the Westside.

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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Colin Hay

SUN / SEP 20, 2015 / 7:30 PM

You may know him as the vocalist from the hit band Men at Work, but Colin Hay’s critically-acclaimed solo recordings reveal his power as a singular artist. The Grammy winner returns to The Broad Stage for an intimate concert by a true master of his craft.


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Calder Quartet, Artists-In-Residence

SUN / SEP 27, 2015 / 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.

SEP 27 Program

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 18 No.3s

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12, Op. 127


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Hiromi: 

The Trio Project
Featuring Anthony Jackson on Contra Bass Guitar and Simon Phillips on Drums

MON / SEP 28, 2015 / 7:30 PM

Justin Kauflin, opening act

Hiromi’s emotionally complex sounds, high-velocity piano playing, and dangerous swagger have made her a Broad Stage favorite since 2012. The acclaimed pianist and her trio are back for a genre-defying exploration of classical, rock, and jazz soundscapes.  Jazz and Blues at The Broad Stage made possible by a generous gift from Richard and Lisa Kendall.


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South African Tourism Presents Isango Ensemble’s Carmen

OCT 2-10, 2015

After a wildly successful debut last season, Isango Ensemble returns for an extraordinary production of Carmen. Combining musical theater with African rhythms, Carmen is a fresh new take on one of the most popular operas of all time. Great for all ages!

FRI / OCT 2, 2015 / 7:30PM

SAT / OCT 3, 2015 / 2PM

SAT / OCT 3, 2015 / 7:30PM

SUN / OCT 4, 2015 / 2PM

WED / OCT 7, 2015 / 7:30PM

FRI / OCT 9, 2015 / 7:30PM

SAT / OCT 10, 2015 / 2PM

SAT / OCT 10, 2015 / 7:30PM

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


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Marcelo Álvarez, tenor

with LA Virtuosi Orchestra, conducted by Carlo Ponti

SUN / OCT 11, 2015 / 7:30 PM

Argentinian lyric tenor Marcelo Álvarez celebrates two decades of performance on the world’s leading opera stages with an intimate concert on the Westside. Direct from the Met, the top tenor and Royal Opera House favorite will perform an evening of arias with the elegance, energy, and intelligence his adoring fans have come to expect.

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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Jonathan Biss, piano

FRI / OCT 16, 2015 / 7:30 PM

A young virtuoso with a deep curiosity and a poetic sensibility, Jonathan Biss shares his passion for classical works with music lovers from across the globe. A tremendous talent, Biss makes his Broad Stage debut with works by Mozart, Schönberg, and Schumann.

Program

Mozart: Sonata in C minor, K. 457

Schonberg: Sechs Kleine Klavierstüke, Op.19

Mozart: Sonata in F Major, K. 533/494

Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op.16


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Beethoven, Bagels & Banter

[The Edye]

SUN / OCT 18, 2015 / 11:00 AM

Curated by Robert Davidovici, Beethoven, Bagels & Banter is an engaging morning get-together featuring performances by world-class artists, lively conversation, and freshly made bagels.

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


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Shaping Sound

OCT 23-24, 2015

Created by Emmy-nominated choreographers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance, and Kyle Robinson of So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing with the Stars, Shaping Sound is an electrifying mash-up of dance styles and musical genres.

FRI / OCT 23, 2015 / 7:30PM

SAT / OCT 24, 2015 / 3PM

SAT / OCT 24, 2015 / 8PM



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Nat Geo Live: 

Pristine Seas: 

Exploring Underwater Edens

OCT 29-30, 2015 / 7:30 PM

with Enric Sala, Marine Ecologist

Dr. Enric Sala recounts his adventures as a global marine conservationist. Enjoy a stunning visual kaleidoscope of dazzlingly colored fish and lightning-quick reef sharks. Hear the stories behind his successful efforts to restore the oceans to health and beauty.

THU / OCT 29, 2015 / 7:30PM

FRI / OCT 30, 2015 / 7:30PM


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Piotr Beczala, Tenor​

AT / NOV 7, 2015 / 7:30 PM​

Martin Katz, accompanist

After highly anticipated performances at the Royal Opera House and the Metropolitan Opera, the most sought-after lyric tenor of our time returns to his Westside home for an intimate recital concert. Join LA’s most passionate opera lovers for this exclusive performance.

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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Beethoven, Bagels & Banter

[The Edye]

SUN / NOV 22, 2015 / 11:00 AM

Curated by Robert Davidovici, Beethoven, Bagels & Banter is an engaging morning get-together featuring performances by world-class artists, lively conversation, and freshly made bagels.

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


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 Impro Theater Jane Austen Unscripted

DEC 4-20, 2015

Just in time for the holidays, the critically acclaimed Impro Theatre brings its smash hit back to Santa Monica for an evening of wit and revelry. A hilarious riff on Austen’s love-struck girls, brooding noblemen, and charming cads, Jane Austen UnScripted is a stunning theatrical feat.

FRI / DEC 4, 2015 / 7:30PM

SAT / DEC 5, 2015 / 7:30PM

SUN / DEC 6, 2015 / 2PM

SUN / DEC 6, 2015 / 5PM

FRI / DEC 11, 2015 / 7:30PM

SAT / DEC 12, 2015 / 4PM

SAT / DEC 12, 2015 / 7:30PM

SUN / DEC 13, 2015 / 2PM

SUN / DEC 13, 2015 / 5PM

FRI / DEC 18, 2015 / 7:30PM

SAT / DEC 19, 2015 / 4PM

SAT / DEC 19, 2015 / 7:30PM

SUN / DEC 20, 2015 / 2PM

SUN / DEC 20, 2015 / 5PM

Jane Austen UnScripted at The Broad Stage made possible in part by a generous gift from Linda and Michael Keston.


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Nat Geo Live: Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous

DEC 10-11, 2015 / 7:30 PM

with Nizar Ibrahim, Paleontologist

Meet Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur yet discovered, and hear the incredible story of how this prehistoric giant was almost lost to science before being brought back to light with the help of paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim 

FRI / DEC 11, 2015 / 7:30PM

Spinosaurus:The Lost Giant of the Cretaceous made possible by a generous gift from Mary Hart and Burt Sugarman

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David Broza

SAT / DEC 19, 2015 / 7:30 PM

Israeli superstar David Broza brings his flamenco-rock sounds to the Westside for a soulful evening of music from the Middle East. With a message of peace for the holidays, the troubadour takes us on a folk-pop odyssey to a place where optimism endures.



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Holidays with Bach:

Antonio Lysy plays the cello suites

SUN / DEC 20, 2015 / 2:00 PM

Immerse yourself in the joy of the season with the rhapsodic Bach Cello Suites, played in its entirety
by soloist Antonio Lysy. The brilliant virtuoso returns to The Broad Stage for this monumental musical feat performed with clarity, elegance, and irrefutable greatness.

Program

Bach:

Suite 1 in G major

Suite 2 in D minor

Suite 3 in C major

Suite 4 in E flat major

Suite 5 in C minor

Suite 6 in D major


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1984 by George Orwell

A new adaptation created by 

A new adaptation created by Robert Icke
and Duncan Macmillan

JAN 8-Feb 6, 2016

Direct from London, the critically-acclaimed Headlong theater company makes its US debut with a radical new staging of 1984. George Orwell’s novel about the destructive powers of Big Brother is transformed into a thrillingly visceral experience.

FRI / JAN 8, 2016 / 7:30PM (preview)

SAT / JAN 9, 2016 / 2PM (preview)

SAT / JAN 9, 2016 / 7:30PM (preview)

SUN / JAN 10, 2016 / 2PM (preview)

TUE / JAN 12, 2016 / 7:30PM (preview)

WED / JAN 13, 2016 / 7:30PM (opening night)

THU / JAN 14, 2016 / 7:30PM

FRI / JAN 15, 2016 / 7:30PM

SAT / JAN 16, 2016 / 2PM

SAT / JAN 16, 2016 / 7:30PM

SUN / JAN 17, 2016 / 2PM

SUN / JAN 17, 2016 / 7:30PM

TUE / JAN 19, 2016 / 7:30PM

WED / JAN 20, 2016 / 7:30PM

THU / JAN 21, 2016 / 7:30PM

FRI / JAN 22, 2016 / 7:30PM

SAT / JAN 23, 2016 / 2PM

SAT / JAN 23, 2016 / 7:30PM

SUN / JAN 24, 2016 / 2PM

TUE / JAN 26, 2016 / 7:30PM

WED / JAN 27, 2016 / 2PM

WED / JAN 27, 2016 / 7:30PM

THU / JAN 28, 2016 / 7:30PM

FRI / JAN 29, 2016 / 7:30PM

SAT / JAN 30, 2016 / 2PM

SAT / JAN 30, 2016 / 7:30PM

SUN / JAN 31, 2016 / 2PM

TUE / FEB 2, 2016 / 7:30PM

WED / FEB 3, 2016 / 7:30PM

THU / FEB 4, 2016 / 7:30PM

FRI / FEB 5, 2016 / 7:30PM

SAT / FEB 6, 2016 / 2PM

SAT / FEB 6, 2016 / 7:30PM

1984 at The Broad Stage is made possible in part
by a generous gift from Linda and Micha
el Keston


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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