Santa Clarita Regional Theatre
The Little Mermaid
Saturday, July 22 & 29, Aug. 5 & 12 | 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 23 & 30, Aug. 6 & 13 | 2 p.m.
Tickets: (661) 799-2702 or canyontheatre.org
(Tickets sold exclusively by Canyon Theatre Guild)
The classic Disney musical about a mermaid searching for her place in the world and finding true love. Ariel, the Little Mermaid, is captivated by the world above the sea. Her father, King Triton, has forbidden any contact with anyone on dry land. Life changes when she falls in love with Prince Eric, a human! She makes a deal with Ursula, an enemy of her father from long ago: Ariel’s wish to be a human is granted but has only three days to get true love’s kiss from her Prince if she is to remain a human. The story leads to a head-to-head battle between good and evil: will love win in the end?
Comics for the Cause
benefiting the youth Project
Wednesday, Aug. 16 | 7:30 p.m.
VIP Event: 6 p.m.
For one night only, some of the best names in comedy – Nikki Glaser, Rod Man and another comic to be announced soon – come together to make you laugh and raise awareness for The Youth Project. For mature audiences only. More information
Silent-Era Double Bill
with Live Orchestra
Saturday, Aug. 26 | 7 p.m.
Enjoy the work of two of the 20th century’s best comedic filmmakers! Between Charlie Chaplin’s short film “The Adventurer” and Harold Lloyd’s feature “The Freshman,” this show is sure to keep you laughing. Don’t miss the fun as the Valencia Symphony Orchestra presents its first-ever double bill featuring two original scores in this live-to-picture event.
Three Dog Night
Saturday, Sept. 16 | 8 p.m.
Three Dog Night’s hits wind through the fabric of pop culture today, whether on the radio, in TV commercials or in major motion pictures – songs like “Mama Told Me (Not to Come),” “Joy to the World,” “Black and White,” “Shambala” and “One” serve to heighten our emotions and crystallize Three Dog Night’s continuing popularity.
Juan Pablo Horcasitas
Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 7 p.m.
This special concert pianist recital is made possible by the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles.
Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company
Al Son de La Banda
Saturday, Sept. 30 | 7:30 p.m.
$40 | $30 | $20 & $15 for local residents
This production is a creative masterpiece, rich in culture. Jose Vences will have the audience at the edge of their seats as they witness his dance artwork with the opening piece of the region of Michoacan. There will also be an impressive, festive mosaic of dance suites from the states of Zacatecas, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Yucatan, Morelos and Jalisco. There will be storytelling and dancing from most of the regions as well as colorful costuming and distinctive props.
A Piece of My Heart
Friday & Saturday, Oct. 6, 7, 13 & 14 | 8 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8 & 15 | 2 p.m.
This powerful, true drama is about six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.
Saturday, Oct. 7 | 1 & 5 p.m.
Frozen Sing-Along is a magical event to spark young guests’ imaginations! Guests will watch a special sing-along version of Disney’s Frozen, meet and greet with their favorite Frozen princesses, and enjoy crafts and activities. Princess costumes are highly encouraged.
COC Cabaret Presents
IN A TRIBUTE TO PEGGY LEE
Friday, Oct. 13 | 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Don’t miss this journey of discovery through the extraordinary musical legacy of Peggy Lee and the personal struggles of a woman whose voice captivated millions. The classic songs, intricate rhythms, and exquisite arrangements that defined her career are elegantly portrayed in this loving homage, created with seasoned jazz master Jon Weber.
Put Some Swing into It!
Friday, Oct. 20 | 7:30 p.m.
The award-winning Studio Jazz Ensemble and Lab Bands will perform many big band favorites from the ‘30s and ‘40s to the present and feature some of our best players on featured solos. Come out and join us for a fun evening of big band swing classic jazz!
Symphony of the Canyons
Sacra et Profana
Music of the Church, Music of the World, Music of the Spheres
Saturday, Oct. 21 | 7:30 p.m.
Underwater Bubble Show
Saturday, Nov. 4 | 1 & 5 p.m.
Take a dive into a visual, musical, and emotional show that transports you into an imaginary underwater world. Using cutting-edge laser technology, snow cannons, soap bubble tornadoes and optical illusions, The Underwater Bubble Show is an interactive performance that appeals to children and adults alike. Recommended for all ages.
Kill Me, Deadly
Friday, Nov. 10 & 17 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 11 & 18 | 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 12 & 19 | 2 p.m.
Charlie Nickels has a hard life as a gumshoe in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, and things are only made harder by the murder of a client and the theft of her 300-karat diamond. With the help of his wise-cracking secretary, Ida, Charlie seeks out the many suspects: smarmy bookworm Clive, equestrian beauty Veronica, snooty butler Wilson, sensitive muscle Louie, and mob boss Bugsy Siegel. At the center of the case is femme fatale Mona, a nightclub singer who captures Charlie's affections – and suspicions.
Sunday, Nov. 12 | 8 p.m.
Dwight Yoakam has forever changed the direction of country music, bringing a new slant to the honky-tonk of the times. He has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and is a 21-time nominated, multiple Grammy Award winner. Experience the talent, passion, and attitude of this country legend for yourself!
Commercial Music Recital
Monday, Nov. 27 | 7 p.m.
Black Box Theater
AND MULTIMEDIA CONCERT
Wednesday, Nov. 29 | 7 p.m.
Black Box Theater
Twelve up-and-coming composers, DJs and producers from College of the Canyons will feature a variety of music, dance and lights that will expand and challenge the audience’s expectations, leaving them with a sense of wonder and a new appreciation for this timeless medium.
Vocalist Katherine Lench-Meyering will join the award-winning COC Studio Jazz Ensemble and Lab Bands for some of our favorites from the holiday season. “Rudolph” flies in and “Santa is in the House,” “Christmas Time is Here” and “Hanukkah Swings,” come along with “Frosty” and usher in the holidays. We promise to get your heart humming with the holiday spirit.
SYMPHONY OF THE CANYONS
La Passione Della Musica!
Saturday, Dec. 2 | 7:30 p.m.
Acrobats of Cirque-tacular
IN SNOWKUS POCUS: A HOLIDAY CIRQUE AND VARIETY SHOW
Sunday, Dec. 3 | 4 p.m.
Journey to a magical winter wonderland of circus spectacle and derring-do! Marvel at the bendy ballerina in her living snow globe. Be blown away when the icy north wind battles Jack Frost in an epic, acrobatic snowball fight. The perfect show for your winter and holiday season! Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Dance is a Gift
Thursday & Friday, Dec. 7 & 8 | 8 p.m.
$12 | $6
Join COC Dance students and guest artists in an infectious and inspiring dance concert that will get you in the mood to celebrate the holidays and dance into the beginning of the New Year.
Santa Clarita Master Chorale
Songs of Celebration
Saturday, Dec. 9 | 7 p.m.
It is called the “Magnificat,” Mary’s celebration of the angel’s news that she will give birth to Jesus. From the imagination of present-day composers and beloved ones from the past, come listen to how this joyous scripture has been celebrated through the ages. Plus, with roasting chestnuts and bedecked halls, a carol from Coventry and carols by candlelight, the master chorale and our youth choirs will rest you merry, gentlemen and ladies alike!
Santa Clarita Philharmonic
Sunday, Dec. 10 | 3 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Philharmonic kicks off its fifth season with its premiere performance at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. The orchestra will celebrate as the title of “master of music” is conferred upon Music Director Jeffrey Gilbert through his work at California State University, Northridge. The program will feature a variety of musical genres and styles demonstrating the breadth of the orchestra.
Santa Clarita Ballet
Saturday, Dec. 16 | 2 & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 17 | 2 & 7 p.m.
TICKETS: (661) 251-0366 or santaclaritaballet.net
(Tickets sold exclusively by Santa Clarita Ballet)
In its 23rd performance of "The Nutcracker," the Santa Clarita Ballet presents a classic program and favorite holiday tradition for families and patrons of the arts throughout Southern California. The Santa Clarita Ballet beautifully illustrates E.T.A. Hoffman’s timeless story of “The Nutcracker,” complete with beloved characters, magical staging, exquisite costumes, and the recognizable musical score by Peter Tchaikovsky.
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