The Los Angeles Kings return to the ice for the with hopes of adding another Stanley Cup trophy to their franchise thanks to their core group of Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar and Jonathan Quick. They've also added Michael Cammalleri to spark the offense and help L.A. get back to the postseason. But no matter what the outcome of the game, the Kings always make things exciting for the fans. You can watch the action from a variety of vantage points at STAPLES Center, but nothing beats a private suite, where you get to enjoy customized catering options, a VIP entrance to the arena, flat-screen televisions and more. Or go with a Premier Level seat to kick back with in-seat service and great views. Get fired up in style as the Kings fight to lead the Pacific Division into the postseason.
Thursday September 28, 2017 / 7:30pm (Preseason - vs. Arizona Coyotes)Saturday September 30, 2017 / 7:30pm (Preseason - vs. Anaheim Ducks)Thursday October 5, 2017 / 7:00pm (vs. Philadelphia Flyers)Wednesday October 11, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Calgary Flames)Saturday October 14, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Buffalo Sabres)Sunday October 15, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. New York Islanders)Wednesday October 18, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Montreal Canadiens)Thursday November 2, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Toronto Maple Leafs)
Hot on the heels of sold-out runs on Broadway and London's West End, this "magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold" (London Evening Standard) revival of Arthur Miller's passionate drama now makes its way to Chicago. With a story that examines the promises and failures of the American Dream, you'll meet Italian-American immigrant and Brooklyn longshoreman Eddie Carbone -- a man who holds family and honor above all else ... and yet betrays them both, exposing an unspeakable secret. Already a powerful story, with direction from visionary Belgian director Ivo van Hove, A View From the Bridge now pulsates with raw energy at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.
Friday September 22, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 2:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 7:30pm
With its dazzling costumes and choreography, passion-filled story, famous score (you've definitely heard "The Toreador Song") and Grammy-winner Ana María Martínez starring in the title role, the LA Opera's production of Bizet's Carmen is sure to be a stunner. An alluring Spanish gypsy girl with a hot temper, Carmen seduces the innocent Don José, who gives up everything for her, leaving his former love, rebelling against his superiors and joining a gang of smugglers. But Carmen's not exactly the type to settle down. So when she tires of him and moves on to the bullfighter Escamillo, Don José is driven by betrayal and jealousy to exact violent revenge. One of the most sought-after sopranos in the world, Martinez has appeared with respected companies like The Met, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera and Royal Opera House, and is making her much-anticipated return to the LA Opera, after her acclaimed portrayal of Cio Cio San in 2016's Madama Butterfly.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 7:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:30pmSunday October 1, 2017 / 2:00pm
Step right up into the Grand Chapiteau at United Center and discover the surreal world of LUZIA, where an imaginary Mexico springs to life to the soundtrack of brassy Mexican and Latin American sounds. Inspired by the cultural richness of Mexico, Cirque du Soleil's new big-top show LUZIA features original music written for a live acoustic setting mixed with the electro-pop of Nortec Collective's Bostich + Fussible. Catch LUZIA -- a combination of the Spanish words luz (light) and lluvia (rain), two elements at the heart of the show -- on the Atlanta stop of its world tour. Get your tickets before they go on sale to the general public with this special pre-sale offer.
Tuesday September 26, 2017 / 8:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 8:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 4:30pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 4:30pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 4:30pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 8:00pm
Cameron Mackintosh's exciting new tour of The Phantom of the Opera brings the dramatic doomed love triangle to the Boston Opera House. Described by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," the latest edition of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical masterpiece offers bold new staging with original costumes, fresh choreography and exciting special effects (including the legendary chandelier) -- plus a soaring score filled with memorable songs like "Masquerade," "The Music of the Night" and "All I Ask of You." Mackintosh is known for producing sensational musical hits like Miss Saigon, Cats, Mary Poppins and Les Misérables (both the live show and the 2012 Oscar-nominated film), but Phantom might just be his best work ever. It's certainly the biggest -- with a cast and orchestra of 52, this Phantom is one of the largest musical productions currently on tour.
Sunday September 24, 2017 / 1:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 6:30pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:30pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 7:30pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:30pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 8:00pm
London's smash-hit production of George Orwell's 1984 comes to Broadway starring Tony nominee Tom Sturridge (Orphans), Olivia Wilde (TV's House) and Tony winner Reed Birney (The Humans). Orwell's chilling portrait of a future dominated by surveillance, oppression and the omniscient "Big Brother" is cemented in popular culture as the most feared (and most possible) imagining of where our society is headed. Called "an unforgettable jolt of high-voltage theatre" by HuffPost and "101 minutes of high-energy terror" by Entertainment Weekly, Hudson Theatre's radical, thrillingly visceral stage adaptation brings you terrifyingly close to Orwell's bleak vision of tomorrow.
Friday September 22, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 3:00pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 2:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 8:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:00pm
Two of the most powerful voices in hip hop take the stage at the Shoreline Amphitheatre for a landmark concert, as Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas perform live. Lauryn Hill first rose to prominence as a member of the Fugees, with her vocals on "Killing Me Softly" making that song a chart-topping hit, before branching out for a solo career anchored by The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, one of the biggest selling rap records of all-time. Nas burst onto the scene as a teenager with his magnum opus, Illmatic, and ranks among the top MCs of all-time thanks to his amazing flow and storytelling abilities, which are captured over a series of powerful albums and singles. They'll be joined by rising reggae artist Chronixx, Nick Grant, comedian Hannibal Buress and other guests.
A true Broadway sensation, Wicked looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a very different perspective. Long before Dorothy arrives, another girl is born with emerald-green skin. She's smart, fiery, misunderstood, and she possesses an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships ... until the world decides to call one "good," and the other one "wicked." With a thrilling score that includes the hits "Defying Gravity," "Popular" and "For Good," Wicked has been hailed by The New York Times as "the defining musical of the decade." From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, the untold true story of the Witches of Oz transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story. See this acclaimed musical when it comes to the Aronoff Center for the Arts' Procter & Gamble Hall in Cincinnati.
Tuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:30pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 7:30pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:30pmTuesday October 3, 2017 / 7:30pmWednesday October 4, 2017 / 7:30pmThursday October 5, 2017 / 7:30pm
From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as "Pure Genie-Us," Aladdin features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!), this "Fabulous" and "Extravagant" (The New York Times) new musical boasts an incomparable design team, with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins), Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots), and Natasha Katz (An American in Paris). See why audiences and critics agree, Aladdin is "Exactly What You Wish For!" (NBC-TV).
Tuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:30pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 7:30pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:30pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday October 1, 2017 / 1:00pmSunday October 1, 2017 / 6:30pm
The latest in the Body Rock series, Punk Rock Pilates puts a fun rock 'n' roll spin to your regular fitness class. Led by some of the city's best instructors from P2O Hot Pilates & Fitness, this class at Sacramento's Ace of Spades is set to the sounds of the best punk rock from the '70s through today. There'll be an opening reception juice bar, plus a Kombucha Cocktail Hour after the class. And don't forget to BYOYM (bring your own yoga mat)!
A total high-energy package, Howl at the Moon is the experience that brings together a live concert AND a full bar, and the fun doesn't stop short at their spot in Universal City. Try switching out the DJ for a live show that features musicians jamming out to their own renditions of dance anthems and party hits. Whether it's that pop song you hear on repeat on the radio or a good old '90s throwback, Howl at the Moon re-charges each tune with a new, refreshing kick that gets the crowd jumping. Massive buckets of sugar-fueled cocktails also lend a hand to the party, with treats like sparkling vodka apple lemonade, a Fruit Roll-Up-inspired medley and more.
Friday September 22, 2017 / 7:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 7:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 7:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:00pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 7:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 7:00pmThursday October 5, 2017 / 7:00pmFriday October 6, 2017 / 7:00pm
Pop icon Cyndi Lauper made history as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony for Best Score thanks to her contributions to Broadway's high-heeled hit, Kinky Boots. The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots tells the story (based on actual events) of Charlie Price, who has inherited his father's nearly bankrupt shoe factory. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible. Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles), this "big-hearted, high-kicking hit!" (Chicago Tribune) can be enjoyed at the breathtaking Academy of Music in Philadelphia.
Tuesday October 3, 2017 / 7:30pmWednesday October 4, 2017 / 7:30pmThursday October 5, 2017 / 7:30pmSunday October 8, 2017 / 6:30pm
More than four decades into her remarkable career, singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, author -- and new mom -- Janet Jackson remains as powerful an entertainer as ever. One of the best-selling artists in history and the record holder for most consecutive Top 10 hits by a woman, Jackson has a massive catalog of hits that includes "The Pleasure Principle," "Control," "Nasty," "All for You," "Again," "Rhythm Nation" and many more. But she's not resting on her laurels: her latest album, 2015's Unbreakable, became her seventh to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. See this multiple Grammy winner in a new, state-of-the-art live production featuring more than 20 fan favorites, plus some soon-to-be released new tracks, when she comes to Sacramento's Golden 1 Center on her State of the World Tour.
Cheer on San Francisco's first pro soccer team at their beautiful home in Golden Gate Park, as the Deltas take on Canada's FC Edmonton. You couldn't ask for a better place to take in a soccer game than the green, sun-dappled field at Kezar Stadium, which is within walking distance of the Haight and features a squad of local food trucks offering their specialties at every match-up. Edmonton reached the semifinals in the North American Soccer League playoffs last year, so they're sure to make for exciting opponents as the Deltas look to make their first year a success.
The Clippers are back for another exciting season of cool dunks, hot passes and buzzer beaters, and you can be at STAPLES Center to see it all from a variety of vantage points, from regular seats to luxurious Premier Level tickets and VIP Suites. In the Premier Level, you'll never miss another exciting play standing in line for concessions, because you'll have in-seat food and beverage service featuring high-end sandwiches, sushi, burgers and more from your own server. These seats, located in the 200 Level, offer some of the best views of Doc Rivers' squad as they light up the scoreboard. If you opt for the suites, you can enjoy the game in climate-controlled comfort, with in-suite plasma TVs and a private seating concourse. Root for the Clippers, and treat yourself to a special night thanks to some of the best seats at STAPLES.
Sunday October 8, 2017 / 12:30pm (vs. Portland Trail Blazers - Preseason)Thursday October 12, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Sacramento Kings - Preseason)Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Phoenix Suns)Tuesday October 24, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Utah Jazz)Saturday October 28, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Detroit Pistons)Monday October 30, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Golden State Warriors)Wednesday November 1, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Dallas Mavericks)Saturday November 4, 2017 / 12:30pm (vs. Memphis Grizzlies)
Cameron Mackintosh presents the all-new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More" and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production is leaving audiences and critics alike awestruck. Be sure to see it when it comes to the stage at Providence Performing Arts Center this fall.
Sunday September 24, 2017 / 6:30pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 7:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:30pm
This epic, award-winning musical from the creators of Les Misérables tells the tale of the tragic romance between a strong-willed Vietnamese girl and an American G.I. during the last days of the Vietnam War. Their struggles to find each other over the ensuing years end in tragedy for her and a fighting chance for the child he never knew he had. The powerful love story is a modern retelling of Puccini's Madame Butterfly and boasts such songs as "I Still Believe," "Sun and Moon," "The American Dream," "Why, God, Why?" and "I'd Give My Life for You." See Cameron Mackintosh's stunning production of Boublil and Schonberg's Miss Saigon at the Broadway Theatre for a limited engagement, starring Eva Noblezada and Jon Jon Briones.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 4:00pmMonday September 25, 2017 / 8:00pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 2:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 8:00pm
The crown jewel of Romance-period Russian ballets, Giselle spins the tragic story of a beautiful young peasant girl who falls for the flirtations of the deceitful nobleman Albrecht. When it's revealed that he is betrothed to another, the fragile Giselle dies of heartbreak. Once in the netherworld, however, she finds herself enlisted into a ghostly army of maidens who haunt the forests, dancing to death any male mortal who crosses their path. When her beloved wanders into their grasp to face the otherworldly consequences of his careless seduction, Giselle carries out the ultimate act of love to free him from his fate. Chicago's famed Joffrey Ballet brings this ethereal, haunting and tender masterpiece to the stage of Auditorium Theatre in a production that will leave you breathless.
Wednesday October 18, 2017 / 7:30pmFriday October 20, 2017 / 7:30pmSaturday October 21, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday October 21, 2017 / 7:30pmSunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pmThursday October 26, 2017 / 7:30pmFriday October 27, 2017 / 7:30pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 2:00pm
A true NYC institution, Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: sizzling songs, seductive dance numbers and a show biz story that packs a powerful punch. Set amidst the showy decadence of the 1920s, Chicago tells the tale of convicted murderers Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, who'll stop at nothing to get the attention of the press and celebrity attorney Billy Flynn. Their malicious crimes turn them into media darlings, producing a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which could just as easily be ripped from today's tabloids. A smash on Broadway (winning six Tony Awards) and on the big screen (winning six Academy Awards), this biting satire features the unforgettable songs of Kander and Ebb, including "All That Jazz," "Cell Block Tango" and many more hits. Enjoy this musical trip back to a time when a little razzle-dazzle made everything just fine in this dazzling production at the Ambassador Theatre in the heart of Broadway.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 2:30pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 2:30pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 7:00pmMonday September 25, 2017 / 8:00pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 8:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 8:00pm
Staged among Met Opera's magnificent recreation of an ancient Imperial Palace, Puccini's Turandot is the tale of a icy Chinese royal and a clever prince who must solve three riddles to thaw her heart. The stakes are high in this masterwork -- one wrong answer will spell death for the prince. Turandot features some of opera's most famous melodies, including the immortal tenor aria "Nessun Dorma." This suitably grand production by Franco Zeffirelli stars Oksana Dyka in the title role, along with Marcelo Alvarez, Maria Agresta and James Morris. Enjoy the show at New York's famed Metropolitan Opera House with an included glass of champagne or non-alcoholic beverage.
Thursday October 12, 2017 / 8:00pmTuesday October 17, 2017 / 7:30pmWednesday October 25, 2017 / 7:30pmTuesday October 31, 2017 / 7:30pmWednesday November 8, 2017 / 7:30pmThursday November 16, 2017 / 8:00pm
Directed by Tony Award winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King), this visually stunning and spellbinding musical journey is the story of Prince Tamino, who sets out on a quest to save Pamina, daughter of the mysterious and beautiful Queen of the Night. Soprano Golda Schultz stars as Pamina, along with soprano Kathryn Lewek, tenor Charles Castronovo and baritone Markus Werba. This production also marks the first full-length German-language performances of Mozart's final opera in five seasons, and features Taymor's always-imaginative puppetry, staging and costuming.
Wednesday September 27, 2017 / 7:30pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 8:00pmThursday October 5, 2017 / 7:30pmTuesday October 10, 2017 / 7:30pm
Fun Home -- winner of five 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Musical -- has been praised as "the best of what Broadway can do" (Associated Press) and "something of a miracle" (New York Magazine). Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home tells the story of Alison at three different ages, alongside her uniquely dysfunctional family -- her mother, brothers and brilliant, volatile father. Intimate, emotional and refreshingly honest, Fun Home captures the experience of seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Get your tickets to the show Newsday calls "a blazingly original heartbreaker and a nonstop treasure of invention" at Winspear Opera House in Dallas.
Sunday September 24, 2017 / 1:30pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 7:00pm
Far more than just a celebrated dance form, ballet has been nothing short of a national obsession in Russia for centuries. For this celebration of the Russian Masters at The Kennedy Center, the Washington Ballet will present four masterworks by Fokine, Ratmansky, Petipa and Balanchine that trace the roots of classical ballet, exploring how these choreographers have shaped and influenced our art form over the last 175 years (think of it as a crash course in Russian ballet). You'll see Fokine's Les Sylphides, a romantic reverie featuring music by Chopin that's widely considered to be the first ballet simply about mood and dance, and Ratmansky's Boléro, a meditation on modern society and its pressures set to Ravel. Then it's time for one of the most famous pas de deux of classical ballet repertoire (from Petipa's Le Corsaire) and a Biblical tale told through gorgeous movement: George Balanchine's mesmerizing Prodigal Son.
Friday October 6, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday October 7, 2017 / 2:00pmSunday October 8, 2017 / 2:00pmSunday October 8, 2017 / 8:00pm
Inspired by the vibrant music scene of New Orleans during Jazz Fest, Brooklyn Comes Alive is back for its third year! World-class musicians will perform in unique jam sessions, supergroups and never-before-seen collaborations over two days at three neighborhood staple venues all within walking distance -- Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg and Schimanski. Your ticket includes in-and-out access to each of the three venues, creating an indoor music festival feeling all within the heart of Williamsburg. See the full event listing for band lineup.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / Noon-11:30pmSept. 23 @ Noon - Sept. 24 @ 11:30pmSunday September 24, 2017 / Noon-11:30pm
A Tony winner for The Little Dog Laughed, stage and screen favorite Julie White (Nurse Jackie, Transformers), Obie winner Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences, Between Riverside and Crazy) and Erin Wilhelmi (Broadway's The Crucible) join Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell (The Humans) in the hit Broadway sequel to Ibsen's groundbreaking 19th-century drama A Doll's House at the Golden Theatre. Well ahead of its time for its depiction of Nora, a wife and mother whose search for self-worth leads her to leave her unhappy marriage, A Doll's House signaled a move toward realism and feminism in theater. Now in Part 2, we'll witness what happens many years later when Nora shows up on that same doorstep, courtesy of up-and-coming playwright Lucas Hnath (Obie-winning The Christians, Red Speedo). Called "explosively funny" by the Hollywood Reporter, the play earned eight 2017 Tony nominations, along with raves from The New York Times as "the best play of the year" and "great comedy."
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 3:00pm
Fun Home -- winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical of 2015 -- has been praised as "the best of what Broadway can do" by the Associated Press) and "something of a miracle" by New York Magazine. Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home tells the story of Alison at three different ages, alongside her uniquely dysfunctional family -- her mother, brothers and brilliant, volatile father. Intimate, emotional and refreshingly honest, Fun Home captures the experience of seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Get your tickets to the show Newsday calls "a blazingly original heartbreaker and a nonstop treasure of invention" at Portland Center Stage at The Armory.
Sunday September 24, 2017 / 7:30pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:30pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 7:30pm
Forget about those dry "special" brownies or funny-tasting gummy bears -- the Little Amsterdam Medicated Meal infuses delicious gourmet food with cannabis for a fine-dining experience that'll take you to a higher level. This Pan Asian-inspired four-course meal at Arqade in Los Angeles includes steamed edamame and water chestnuts pan-seared in ginger with a side of "special" miso, crab and lobster on sticky rice topped with soy butter and spicy szechuan sauce, a sake pairing, bulgogi and a fun dessert. Your ticket for the dinner also gets you into the after-party, where you can enjoy your post-meal buzz with great music, burlesque dancers and supernatural vibes.
The "Bad Boys of Magic" entertain with their singular mix of wicked comedy and truly amazing illusions in their own theater at the Rio. Performing together for close to 40 years now, Penn & Teller haven't stopped producing irreverent, edgy and hilarious shows that have earned them legions of fans, a pair of successful Broadway productions, countless TV appearances and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well as their own Showtime and Discovery Channel series. The latest edition of their live show -- one of the longest running in Vegas history -- has been known to feature knives, guns, fire, a gorilla, a showgirl and apparently even a duck. Don't miss the free meet-and-greet with the duo in the lobby after the show.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 9:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 9:00pmMonday September 25, 2017 / 9:00pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 9:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 9:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 9:00pmSunday October 1, 2017 / 9:00pmMonday October 2, 2017 / 9:00pm
Oregon Ballet Theatre invites you to enter a world of love and secrets, passionate American jazz, and heart-stopping dance this fall. This steamy double bill is the result of another exciting collaboration among OBT Resident Choreographer Nicolo Fonte, Concert Pianist Thomas Lauderdale, and Portland's own "little orchestra," Pink Martini. The show begins with a world premiere set to George Gershwin's brilliant Rhapsody in Blue. Together, Fonte and Lauderdale reconstruct Gershwin's pulsating score to produce an arrangement that promises to enthrall. Next on the bill is the highly anticipated reprise of 2014 audience favorite Never Stop Falling (in Love). The 40-minute work, set to your favorite songs performed live on stage by China Forbes and Pink Martini, carves a theatrical arc of seduction, playful flirtation, mystery and heartache. Be part of the passion when this show dances onto the stage of Keller Auditorium.
Thursday October 12, 2017 / 7:30pmFriday October 13, 2017 / 7:30pm
L.A. might not have a whole lot of lakes, but we do have 16 NBA Championships to our name -- which happens to make our beloved Lakers one of the most dominant franchises in all of sports. And there's only one way to watch the best: in style (this is L.A., after all). Okay, so maybe you won't be shelling out for courtside seats between Jack and Leo, but that's not the only way to live it up while this exciting young team tears it up on the court. The STAPLES Center's Premier Level seating and Suites both treat you to a bit of the V.I.P. experience. Forget standing in concessions lines, because you can get everything from high-end burgers and sushi to scotch and margaritas served to you without leaving your Premier Level seats. And you won't want to miss a single play with this 200 Level view of the action. Or kick back in a climate-controlled private suite, catch that slam-dunk instant replay on the in-suite plasma TVs and enjoy the game in luxury as the Lakers go for 17.
Monday October 2, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Denver Nuggets - Preseason)Tuesday October 10, 2017 / 7:30pm (vs. Utah Jazz - Preseason)
Howl at the Moon brings together a live concert, a full bar and a dance floor so you can party the night away as musicians jam out with their own renditions of dance anthems and party hits. Whether it's that classic rock song that brings back memories, the hip-hop tune you find yourself singing along to or a good old '90s throwback, Howl at the Moon refreshes each tune with a new shot of energy that gets the crowd jumping. Massive buckets (we're talking 86 ounces!) of sugar-fueled cocktails will keep your energy up at this non-stop party that rocks Houston and keeps you dancing all night long.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11) makes his Broadway debut in The Terms of My Surrender. In a time like no other in American history, and with a sense of urgency like never before, Moore heads to the stage with an exhilarating, subversive solo show guaranteed to take you on a ride through the United States of Insanity. He'll explain just how we, as a country, got to where we are now. Directed by Tony-winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and boasting a slew of other behind-the-scenes Tony-winners, Moore's hilarious theatrical coup d'etat makes its world premiere at New York's Belasco Theatre in a production The New York Times called "a must-see."
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 2:00pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 2:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 8:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 8:00pm
Some comedians might take offense if an audience member fell asleep in the middle of their act, but Mike E. Winfield takes such moments and turns them into laugh-out-loud improvisational comedy. "Don't apologize," he told one guy who was caught dozing in the front row. "Do you know how many laughs we got from you?" Winfield, who's appeared on NBC's The Office, has performed his observational stand-up comedy on The Late Show, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, Showtime's Comics Without Borders and BET's Comic View. He also hosted Fuse TV's Off Beat, where he commented on the funniest music-themed viral videos, and co-hosted Logo TV's satirical news program, The Straight Out Report. The charismatic Baltimore native tells hilarious stories about the hardships of everyday life. See him live at Punch Line Sacramento.
There's only one thing more fun than a barrel full of monkeys, and that's a barrel full of beer. During Beer Meets Wood, there's plenty of fun and wood-aged brews to be had as the one-day festival takes over The Portland Company Complex. Have a blast with a bevvy of other beer enthusiasts as you savor over 200 samples from over 50 different breweries with your BeerAdvocate-branded Govino tasting vessel (included in your ticket). From local flavors to international brews, Beer Meets Wood offers a variety of suds to please everyone's palate.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / Noon - 3:30pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Celebrate all things fandom at the Santa Rosa Toy and Comic Con. Join special guests like the original Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) and Walter Koenig (Chekov) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre's Leatherface, Andrew Bryniarski, for this extravaganza of comics, toys, games and more. Catch a live Supreme Pro Wrestling match, sit in on a taping of the TV show Creature Features, show your creativity in the cosplay competition, channel your inner warrior in a LARPing battle, and go head to head with master builders in a LEGO building contest. Then check out the numerous exhibits, panels and vendors from around Northern California. It all takes place at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
Spend a Las Vegas-style evening with Seattle's best female impersonators as they take on the personas of Cher, Lady Gaga, JLo, Celine Dion, Liza Minnelli and more. The perfect gender-bending show for celebrating any occasion -- a birthday, anniversary, bachelorette party or a night out with friends -- Le Faux is the longest-running show of its kind in the city, with exciting and outrageous performances every night and a full cast of dancers. Julia's on Broadway also offers a full bar and appetizers for purchase before and during the show, and the host will even bring your special guest on stage for a little embarrassment in front of the entire audience.
Friday September 22, 2017 / 9:00pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 9:00pmFriday October 6, 2017 / 9:00pmFriday October 13, 2017 / 9:00pmFriday October 20, 2017 / 9:00pmFriday October 27, 2017 / 9:00pmFriday November 3, 2017 / 9:00pmFriday November 10, 2017 / 9:00pm
The global phenomenon Blue Man Group just keeps getting better. Blue Man Group will rock your world, blow your mind and unleash your spirit. Leave your expectations at the door and let three bald and blue men take you on a spectacular journey bursting with music, laughter and surprises. Electrify your night at the specially designed state-of-the-art Blue Man Theater at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Dare to live in full color -- 35 million people of all ages, languages and cultures know what Blue Man Group is really about. Now it's your turn.
Sunday September 24, 2017 / 7:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 9:30pmMonday September 25, 2017 / 7:00pmMonday September 25, 2017 / 9:30pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:00pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 9:30pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 9:30pm
As one of the pioneers of funk, saxophonist Maceo Parker is a giant in his own right, but in this special concert, he'll be paying tribute to his hero, Ray Charles. Joining him in re-creating Charles' beloved songbook are the Ray Charles Orchestra and the legend's original backing singers, The Raelettes. Irresistibly soulful and energetic, Maceo Parker joined James Brown's band in 1964, remaining one of the Godfather of Soul's most prominent band members until 1970. He went on to play with George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, before launching a full-time solo career. Today, this unstoppable 74-year-old still blows with the best of them. Don't miss this musical celebration at the Valley Performing Arts Center.
Put the focus on your health -- both mental and physical -- with Nourished, a one-day wellness retreat at the Vanderbilt at South Beach on Staten Island. You'll learn from leading nutritionists, health coaches, beauty experts, yogis, foodies and other wellness warriors. Bring your yoga mat for yoga sessions on the beach, peruse new products in the marketplace and replenish yourself with organic tea, coffee, coconut water and snacks. Plus, you'll walk away with a swag bag filled with organic chocolates, granola, energy bars, chia seeds and much more.
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of the century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now you can enjoy the international sensation at Toledo's Stranahan Theater.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 2:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 7:30pm
Howl at the Moon brings together a live concert and a full bar so you can party the night away as musicians jam out their own renditions of dance anthems and party hits. Whether it's that pop song you hear on repeat on the radio or a good old '90s throwback, Howl at the Moon re-charges each tune with a new, refreshing kick that gets the crowd jumping. Massive 86 oz. buckets of sugar-fueled cocktails will keep your energy up at this non-stop party that rocks the Riverwalk and keeps San Antonio dancing all night long.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00amSunday September 24, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00amMonday September 25, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00amTuesday September 26, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00amWednesday September 27, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00amThursday September 28, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00amFriday September 29, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00amSaturday September 30, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am
Bodies: The Exhibition has wowed millions of visitors with its striking collection of anatomical displays involving 13 whole-body specimens and more than 250 organs and partial body specimens. Preserved through an innovative process called polymer preservation, these flesh-and-blood installations are on display at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Beginning with the foundation of the body, the skeleton, the exhibit moves visitors, layer by layer, through the muscular, respiratory and circulatory systems, creating a fascinatingly detailed picture of our amazing physiology. The exhibit also uses damaged organs to profoundly illustrate the ravages of smoking, overeating and other unhealthy lifestyle choices.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pmSunday September 24, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pmMonday September 25, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pmTuesday September 26, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pmWednesday September 27, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pmThursday September 28, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pmFriday September 29, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 10:00am - 10:00pm
With over 100 million registered users, Minecraft is a worldwide phenomenon. Crafters come in all shapes and sizes, young and old, and MineFaire brings fans of the game together at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. The family-oriented event offers you the chance to learn more about the game while improving your Minecraft skills with hands-on attractions, workshops and presentations, and participate in gaming areas. A packed lineup of YouTubers are scheduled to appear including AviatorGaming, Ryguyrocky, Gizzy Gazza, Mousie and more, and the event will feature booths and presenters from the U.S. Geological Survey, the Franklin Institute, Bloxels, Extra Life and EnderToys.
Saturday October 14, 2017 / 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am)Sunday October 15, 2017 / 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am)
Get ready to have the time of your life when Dirty Dancing -- The Classic Story On Stage brings all the sexy moves and timeless music from one of the most beloved dance films of all time to dazzling life at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside. Re-imagined for the stage by the screenwriter of the legendary film, Dirty Dancing tells the story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together over the course of the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring passionate dancing, sizzling romance and heart-pounding music from the film's unforgettable soundtrack, this theater sensation includes songs like "Hungry Eyes," "Hey! Baby," "Do You Love Me?" and the show-stopping "(I've Had) The Time of My Life."
Wednesday October 11, 2017 / 7:30pmThursday October 12, 2017 / 7:30pm
Tosca combines political intrigue, love, loyalty, betrayal and murder with powerful music to create an unforgettably opera experience. Police chief Scarpia is hunting escaped political prisoner Cesare Angelotti. Angelotti is aided by artist Mario Cavaradossi, who is dating beautiful opera star Floria Tosca. Scarpia imprisons and tortures Cavaradossi to force Tosca to reveal Angelotti's hiding place, and has even more sadistic intentions as well. Will Tosca submit? Will Scarpia keep his end of the bargain? See for yourself why Tosca is one of the most powerful operas ever written in this production by Pittsburgh Opera at the Benedum Center. Leah Crocetto plays the title role of Tosca. Perennial favorite Mark Delavan sings the role of Scarpia, one of the great villains not just in opera, but in the entire canon of Western storytelling. Tenor Thiago Arancam returns to Pittsburgh Opera after his sizzling debut in March as Prince Calaf in Puccini's Turandot.
Tuesday October 10, 2017 / 7:00pmFriday October 13, 2017 / 7:30pmSunday October 15, 2017 / 2:00pm
The 2000 Year Old Man. The Producers. Blazing Saddles. Young Frankenstein. Mel Brooks has created some of the most iconic comedies in film and television history. The comedic genius takes the stage at New York's Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center for a rare one-night performance of stand-up comedy, film clips and personal stories. Hear him talk about growing up Jewish in Brooklyn and working the Catskills and find out about the path that led the iconic actor-producer-director to winning Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony awards.
Bringing some always welcome energy to Kansas City's Power and Light District, Howl at the Moon gets the party started and keeps it going all night long with a live cover band rocking all your favorite music, from '80s rock to '90s pop to today's Top 40. It's the perfect place for a party, whether you're celebrating a birthday, bachelorette outing or just the fact that it's the weekend. So whenever your crew is ready to let loose and have some serious Saturday night fun, head for Howl at the Moon and share one of their famed buckets of booze.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 8:00pm
Even if you've read all of David Sedaris' best-selling books, heard every segment he's performed on This American Life, and caught all of his appearances on The Late Show With David Letterman and The Tonight Show, prepare to be delightfully surprised by what Sedaris will read when he arrives at Boston Symphony Hall. Perhaps the most beloved humorist of his generation, Sedaris has sold more than seven million books, which include such comedic classics as Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim and his latest, Theft By Finding, a collection of his favorite diary entries over four decades. Now he comes to Boston for a night of new, sardonic material. Come hear the latest from this master of satire who Salon called "the prime candidate for funniest writer alive."
A Taste of Theater is where theater talents take the stage to shine and get immediate feedback from the most important component of a successful play: the audience! Get a wonderful introduction to the fascinating world of theatre as you watch one scene from six different plays each night, for a total of 12 different plays over the course of this two-day event. Enjoy an exciting evening of fun at Chicago's Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep as you cast your vote for the play you like the most.
Friday October 6, 2017 / 6:30pmSaturday October 7, 2017 / 6:30pm