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The Broad Stage

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 At the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center
 1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 | Box Office: 310 434 3200  

14/15

Season 

 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: Chasing Rivers

THU / MAR 19, 2015 / 7:30 PM

with Pete McBride, Photographer and Filmmaker

Proof that passion, hard work, and guts matter more than the cost of your gear or where you went to school, Pete McBride has taken pictures from the cockpit of a WWI-vintage biplane and the underside of an iceberg, working in over 70 countries.

 


BLACK VIOLIN

FRI / MAR 20, 2015 / 7:30 PM

 

Performance made possible by a generous gift from
Liz Levitt Hirsch.


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KRIS BOWERS

[THE EDYE]

FRI / MAR 20, 2015 / 8:00 PM

Quincy Jones Presents Production

Schooled in jazz and classical music, raised amid the rap and hip-hop of the 1990s, and inspired by the cinematic power of the great film composers of recent decades, Bowers’ sound is open to numerous external influences that keep the music fresh and vibrant for a new century.

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


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Cecilia Bartoli

MAR 21  26, 2015

Mezzo-Soprano

For the first time in the United States, Cecilia Bartoli celebrates the art of the castrati during their golden age in the 18th century with her best-selling program, “Sacrificium,” following her Grammy-winning recording of the same title. She comes to The Broad Stage as part of an exclusive West Coast tour in support of her recital performance.

These performances made possible by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler – Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.

Sat        Mar 21  7:30 pm

Thu       Mar 26  7:30 pm



BEETHOVEN, BAGELS & BANTER

SUN / MAR 22, 2015 / 11:00 AM

The popular Sunday series of music-listening and music-sharing continues! Wrap up your weekend with world-class chamber music curated by renowned violinist Robert Davidovici.

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


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FAIRY

TALE UNSCRIPTED

SUN / MAR 22, 2015 / 2:00 PM

with Impro Theatre and the Calder Quartet

Be a part of the excitement as critically acclaimed improvisational theatre company Impro Theatre gives life to the magical world of fairy tales with Fairytale UnScripted.

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


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HAPA

FRI / MAR 27, 2015 / 7:30 PM

“Hawaii’s hottest group” (Billboard Magazine) trades one beach city for another to bring the sounds and spirit of the Aloha state to Santa Monica.


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CONRAD TAO

SAT / MAR 28, 2015 / 7:30 PM

Piano

The only classical musician to appear on Forbes’ prestigious “30 under 30” list of people changing the world, Tao’s “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” (The New York Times) make his solo concert at The Broad Stage a “must see” performance for 2015.

Up Close & Classical series at The Broad Stage is
made possible by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler — Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.


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CALDER QUARTET

THU / APR 9, 2015 / 7:30 PM

with Robert deMaine

The Los Angeles-based ensemble–joining The Broad Stage for a two-year residency–will showcase its incredible talent and range with an evening of music with guest artist Robert deMaine.  The Calder Quartet Residency at The Broad Stage has been made possible in part through a generous grant from the Colburn Foundation.

Up Close & Classical series at The Broad Stage is
made possible by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler — Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.


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BRUCE HORNSBY

APR 10  11, 2015

Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade recording career. His commercial stock soared early on, when “The Way It Is”–the title track of his 1986 debut album–became one of the most popular songs on American radio.

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

Fri        Apr 10    7:30 pm

Sat        Apr 11    7:30 pm


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DORI CAYMMI

[THE EDYE]

SAT / APR 11, 2015 / 8:00 PM

Son of legendary Brazilian musician Dorival Caymmi, the Grammy Award-winning singer, guitarist, and songwriter Dori Caymmi continues his family’s artistic legacy with a gorgeous blend of pop, jazz and Brazilian sounds.

 

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ANNA DEAVERE SMITH

APR 15  19, 2015

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

After performing her deeply stirring solo show Let Me Down Easy to captivated audiences back in 2011, the shape-shifting actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith returns to The Broad Stage with a pivotal text on justice.

Wed      Apr 15   7:30 pm

Thu       Apr 16   7:30 pm

Fri        Apr 17   7:30 pm

Sat         Apr 18   2:00 pm

Sat         Apr 18   7:30 pm

Sun       Apr 19   2:00 pm



BEETHOVEN, BAGELS & BANTER

SUN / APR 26, 2015 / 11:00 AM

The popular Sunday series of music-listening and music-sharing continues! Wrap up your weekend with world-class chamber music curated by renowned violinist Robert Davidovici.

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





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DIAVOLO

MAY 1  3, 2015

A local favorite and worldwide wonder, Diavolo returns to The Broad Stage for a weekend of gravity-defying performance that will stir audiences into a frenzy of excitement.

Production made possible in part by a generous contribution from Linda and Michael Keston.

Fri        May 1     7:30 pm

Sat        May 2     2:00 pm

Sat        May 2     7:30 pm

Sun       May 3     2:00 pm

NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHORUS

FRI / MAY 8, 2015 / 7:30 PM

American Legacy

Join the National Children’s Chorus in this stunning season finale, featuring works by living and 20th Century American composers.

 

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JOYCE DIDONATO

SAT / MAY 16, 2015 / 7:30 PM

Mezzo Soprano

Described as “the most potent female singer of her generation” (The New Yorker), this 21st century diva and Grammy Award-winning vocalist has a way of -capturing emotion that makes us listen more closely and feel more deeply.

Performance made possible by a generous contribution from Eva & Marc Stern.

Up Close & Classical series at The Broad Stage is
made possible by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler — Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.


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For more information, please see
broadstagerentals.com or call 310.434.3427.
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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