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Rosanne Cash

rosanne cash

THE RIVER & THE THREAD
SaturdaY, Oct. 1 • 8
pm

Beloved singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash brings her own poetic survey of places and people of the South in the beautiful and varied songs from her acclaimed 2014 album "The River & The Thread," which garnered three Grammy awards and was written with her collaborator, musical director, guitarist and husband, John Leventhal.


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PAC Perk – Date Night Done Right!

Cocktails, dinner, meet-and-greet and photo op
$75 (tickets sold separately)
6 p.m. – limited seating
Tickets: Call (661) 362-5304 or click here

The Real Thing

COC Theatre

the real thing

Fri & Sat, Oct. 7, 8, 14 & 15 • 8 pm
Sun, Oct. 9 & 16 • 2
pm

"The Real Thing" examines the nature of honesty and uses various constructs, including a play within a play, to explore the theme of reality versus appearance.


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Maxine Linehan

maxine linehan

what would petula do?
SaturdaY, Oct. 15 • 8
pm

Follow the course of Petula Clark’s extraordinary career from her early, popular recordings to her award-winning performances in film and on Broadway. Featuring Top-10 hits such as “Don’t Sleep in the Subway” and “Downtown,” as well as some of Broadway’s greatest hit songs from "The Sound of Music" and "Sunset Boulevard." Performed on the main stage with an opportunity to meet the artist!
 

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Cool Night of Jazz

COC Music

cool night of jazz

Friday, Oct. 21 • 7:30 pm

A perfect way to greet the new season! The award-winning Studio Jazz Ensemble will perform many big-band favorites from the '40s to the present and feature some of our best players on featured solos.


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Beethoven

COC Music

bravo beethoven!

SaturdaY, Oct. 22 • 8 pm

Symphony of the Canyons celebrates the timeless classical works of Beethoven.


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Dinosaur Zoo Live

dinosaur zoo live

Sunday, Oct. 23 • 1 & 4 pm

Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making. Observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations!
 

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Nosferatu

Valencia Symphony Orchestra

NOSFERATU

A SYMPHONY OF HORROR

SATURDAY, OCT. 29 • 8 pm

Please join us for the debut performance of the Valencia Symphony Orchestra in a live-to-picture screening of this silent-era masterpiece. "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror" is the first-ever vampire movie and one of the most influential horror films of all time. This performance features the West Coast premiere of the full-length orchestral score written by the composers of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra, under the direction of Professor of Film Scoring Sheldon Mirowitz.

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The Midtown Men

the midtown men

SaturdaY, Nov. 5 • 8 pm

A high-octane musical tour de force, celebrating the best of the ‘60s, performed by four stars from the original cast of Broadway's "Jersey Boys!" The Midtown Men are bringing their magic to the PAC, singing their favorite “sixties hits” from The Beatles, The Rascals, Motown, The Four Seasons and more!
 

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The Winter's Tale

COC Theatre

the winter's tale

Fri & Sat, Nov. 11, 12, 18 & 19 • 8 pm
Sun, Nov. 13 • 2
pm

One of the last plays Shakespeare penned on his own, "The Winter's Tale," best described as a tragi-comedy, is a transcendent work of death and rebirth, exploring irrational sexual jealousy, the redemptive world of nature, and the magical power of art.


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Goodnight Moon

goodnight moon

& the runaway bunny
Saturday, Nov. 12 • 1
pm

Recommended for Ages 2 to 8. Adapted from Margaret Wise Brown’s 60-year-old classic, "Goodnight Moon" is a celebration of familiar nighttime rituals, while "The Runaway Bunny's" pretend tale of leaving home evokes reassuring responses from his loving mum. This hour-long stage adaptation features endearing animal puppets, stunning scenic effects and evocative music sure to please the young and young at heart.
 

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Electronica Musique

COC Music

electronica musique

& multimedia concert
Wednesday, Nov. 30 • 7
pm

FREE

Join us for an evening of innovative music, dance and multimedia.

Jazz

COC Music

holiday jazz concert

Friday, Dec. 2 • 7:30 pm

Vocalist Katherine Lench-Meyering will join the band as they perform many of their favorites to usher in the holidays. We promise to get your foot tapping and your heart humming with the holiday spirit.


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Leaves

COC Music

splendor in the leaves

symphony of the canyons
Saturday, Dec. 3 • 7
pm


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Lightwire Theater

a very electric

christmas
Sunday, Dec. 4 • 1
pm

Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater’s "A Very Electric Christmas." Performed in complete darkness with dazzling, cutting-edge "lightwire" technology, moving sculpture and dance, the show features an electric Christmas tree surrounded by presents, glow worms, dancing flowers and other creatures that light up the stage.


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PAC Perk – FREE PRE-SHOW FUN!

When the lights go out, you'll be glowing!
Join us in the lobby and get creative – fun for everyone
Decorate a glow-in-the-dark T-shirt
Make a candy cane reindeer or decorate an ornament
Snacks and holiday beverages
Don’t be late – doors open at noon!

Dance

COC Dance

Dancing

into december
Thursday, Dec. 8 • 8
pm


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Master Chorale

Santa Clarita Master Chorale

Holiday Traditions

Sunday, Dec. 11 • 3:30 pm

Look no further for the very best of Christmas! The Santa Clarita Master Chorale presents the classical holiday favorite, Handel’s “Messiah.” Our Baton Winner will be back this year for a carol sing-along, plus a feast of favorite holiday songs.


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The Nutcracker

Santa Clarita Ballet

The Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec. 17 • 2 & 7:30 pm
Sunday, Dec. 18 • 2 & 7
pm

Tickets: (661) 251-0366

In its 22nd performance of "The Nutcracker," the Santa Clarita Ballet presents a classic program and favorite holiday tradition for local families and patrons of the arts from all over Southern California. The Santa Clarita Ballet beautifully illustrates E.T.A. Hoffman’s timeless story, complete with beloved characters, magical staging, exquisite costumes, and the recognizable musical score by Peter Tchaikovsky.

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Black Violin

Black Violin

Friday, Jan. 20 • 8 pm

Named one of the hottest bands at the South by Southwest Festival, Black Violin is bringing their blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music to the PAC. Accompanied by their incredible band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJ SPS, Black Violin is sure to be standing room only.


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PAC PERK – COCKTAILS AND PHOTO OP

Hors d'oeuvres, sparkling cocktails, meet-and-greet, photo op
$40 (tickets sold separately)
6 p.m. – limited seating
Tickets: Call (661) 362-5304 or click here

Joseph

ESCAPE Theatre

Joseph

& the amazing technicolor dreamcoat
Friday, Jan. 27 • 10 a.m. & 7
pm
Saturday, Jan. 28 • 2 & 7
pm
Sunday, Jan. 29 • 2 & 7
pm

Tickets: (661) 299-5264

“Go, go, go – go to see Joseph!” This non-stop modern musical has the most engaging and entertaining songs. One of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s best musicals, with lyrics written by Tim Rice, this production eatures more than 300 local youth and teens. Chances are you'll know someone in the show!

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Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Saturday, Feb. 11 • 8 pm

The Grammy-winning East L.A. legends perform a powerhouse mix of rock, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues and traditional Spanish and Mexican music. Their dynamic songwriting, deeply poetic lyrics, thoughtful romantic and spiritual themes, and eclectic blend of styles create “the soundtrack of the barrio.”


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PAC PERK – COCKTAIL PARTY

Pre-show reception with artist meet-and-greet
$40 (tickets sold separately)
6 p.m. – limited seating
Tickets: Call (661) 362-5304 or click here

Master Chorale

Santa Clarita Master Chorale

Classical Masterpieces

Sunday, March 12 • 4 pm

A close friend of Mozart and one of Beethoven’s teachers, Franz Josef “Papa” Haydn was back in Vienna for his Harmoniemesse and this popular work, from the end of Josef Haydn’s life, is painted with every color of the musical rainbow. Also a delight, the Santa Clarita Master Chorale will feature Beethoven’s “A Choral Fantasie,” a moving musical lark and a haunting precursor to his famous Ninth Symphony.


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David Burnham

David Burnham's

broadway
Sunday, March 19 • 8
pm

Broadway's David Burnham, the award-winning star of "The Light in the Piazza" and "Wicked," performs show-stoppers from the Great White Way, along with material from his recently released solo CD, "One Day." Performed on the main stage with an opportunity to meet the artist!
 

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Jazz

COC Music

Crank Up the Jazz!

Friday, March 24 • 7:30 pm

The award-winning Studio Jazz Ensemble will play host to guest artist and professional percussionist, Steve Pemberton. Steve is in demand as a touring and recording artist and has performed with Mel Tormé, Doc Severinsen, Patti Austin, Peter Nero, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, the Count Basie and Quincy Jones Orchestras, Marvin Hamlisch, Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne and Jerry Herman.


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Buzzer

COC Theatre

Buzzer

Fri & Sat, March 24 & 25 • 8 pm
fri & sat, March 31 & April 2 • 8
pm
Sun, March 26 & April 2 • 2
pm

Jackson, an upwardly-mobile black attorney, has just bought an apartment in a transitioning neighborhood in Brooklyn. He sees the potential of his old neighborhood, as does his white girlfriend Suzy – at first. When Jackson’s childhood friend Don leaves rehab to crash with them, the trio quickly becomes trapped between the tensions inside their own home and the dangers that may lurk outside.


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Bon Voyage

COC Music

Bon Voyage

Symphony of the Canyons
Saturday, March 25 • 7:30
pm


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It's Magic

It’s Magic

Sunday, April 9 • 3 pm

With a cast of award-winning performers from around the world, including Hollywood’s Magic Castle and Las Vegas, this magical extravaganza leaves audiences speechless and spellbound with sleight-of-hand illusions, stage tricks, comedy and variety acts.
 

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Bring it On

COC Theatre

Bring It On

the musical
Fri & Sat, April 28 & 29 • 8
pm
Fri & Sat, May 5 & 6 • 8
pm
Sun, April 30 and May 7 • 2
pm

Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass, and inspired by the hit film, "Bring It On: The Musical" takes audiences on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness.


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Pops

COC Music

POPS! Concert

Friday, May 12 • 7:30 pm

Wrap up the season with popular tunes performed with a jazz flair, such as “Make Me Smile,” “Pink Panther,” “Vehicle,” “From a Distance” and many more.


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Nature

COC Music

In Celebration of Nature

Symphony of the Canyons
Saturday, May 13 • 7:30
pm


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Dance

COC Dance

May Dances

Thu & fri, May 18 & 19 • 8 pm

Enjoy fun-spirited movement as COC Dance draws together accomplished student dancers, faculty and student choreographers, and guests to present a must-see dance experience.


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Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin

Saturday, May 20 • 8 pm

Lily Tomlin has been delighting audiences since the first time she muttered “one ringy-dingy” on "Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In." In this hilarious one-woman show, Tomlin performs more than a dozen of her timeless characters, from Ernestine to Mrs. Beasley to Edith Ann.


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PAC PERK – DATE NIGHT DONE RIGHT!

Pre-show cocktails and dinner
$50 (tickets sold separately)
6 p.m. – limited seating
Tickets: Call (661) 362-5304 or click here

Electronica Musique

COC Music

electronica musique

& multimedia concert
Wednesday, May 24 • 7
pm

FREE

Join us for an evening of innovative music, dance and multimedia.

Solopalooza

COC Music

Solopalooza

Wednesday, May 31 • 7:30 pm
Thursday, June 1 • 7:30
pm

$5 AT DOOR

Original, provocative and entertaining solo shows written and performed by College of the Canyons Theatre students. This event will be held in the Studio Theater (Student Center 130).

Master Chorale

Santa Clarita Master Chorale

simple gifts

Sunday, June 4 • 4 pm

Have your apple pie and eat it too as the Santa Clarita Master Chorale celebrates American music with Carol Barnett’s “Blue Grass Mass.” We’ll also keep your toes tapping with folks songs, sweet spirituals and the Shaker classic, “Simple Gifts."


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Alice in Wonderland

Santa Clarita Ballet

Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, June 10 • 2 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: (661) 251-0366

Enjoy gorgeous costumes, sets and dancing as you follow Alice on her adventures through Wonderland. She will meet the Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, and of course the Queen of Hearts. She will also encounter the other storybook characters that we all know and love from Alice in Wonderland.

Shrek the Musical

ESCAPE Theatre

Shrek

Friday, June 16 • 10 a.m. & 7 pm
Saturday, June 17 • 2 & 7
pm
Sunday, June 18 • 2
pm
Friday, June 23 • 7
pm
Saturday, June 24 • 2 & 7
pm

tickets: (661) 299-5264

Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek... which begins the wonderful tale of this hero and his journey with a wisecracking Donkey, a feisty Princess, a short bad guy, and more than three dozen other fairy tale misfits. Featuring hilarious songs, talented youth and teens, and spectacular costumes, this musical comedy is a “must see” for all families.

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