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Lady Antebellum, Old Dominion & More

at Huntington State Beach - Lifeguard Tower 5, Huntington Beach
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 20
FULL PRICE: $20 - $560.29
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $499

Lady Antebellum and Old Dominion headline the summer finale of the "Coastal Country Jam", the two-day concert event right on Huntington Beach. Hailing from Nashville, the contemporary country-soul tri... [more+]

Lady Antebellum and Old Dominion headline the summer finale of the "Coastal Country Jam", the two-day concert event right on Huntington Beach. Hailing from Nashville, the contemporary country-soul trio Lady Antebellum didn't need long to be invited to the Grand Ole Opry stage. From there it was on to bestselling records, Grammy wins and hit songs like "I Run to You," "Compass," "Bartender," "You Look Good" and "Need You Now," a six-time platinum single that topped charts around the world. Their latest is 2017's "Heart Break". The five-member band Old Dominion hit No. 3 on the country album charts with their debut "Meat and Candy", and followed that up with 2017's "Happy Endings", which made it to No. 1 with the help of the single "No Such Thing as a Broken Heart." In addition to a lineup of great country artists, you can also enjoy barbecue, beach bars, VIP bean bags and hammocks, silent disco, line dancing, and, of course, the beautiful beach itself. Also set to appear are the Eli Young Band, Brett Young, Michael Ray, Lanco, The Last Bandoleros, Grass Roots Revival, Chris Hawkey, Honey County, Scotty Mac Band and Tim Hurley. [less-]

Les Nubians: Grammy-Nominated French-African R&B Duo

at SOL Venue, Carson
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 20
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $10

Sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart combine their African roots with jazzy nuances, funky rhythms and a large shot of soul, all delivered in their uniquely elegant and sophisticated French style. Bor... [more+]

Sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart combine their African roots with jazzy nuances, funky rhythms and a large shot of soul, all delivered in their uniquely elegant and sophisticated French style. Born in France to a French father and a Cameroonian mother, the Grammy-nominated duo released their latest full-length album, "Nu Revolution", in 2011, an uptempo blend of R&B, hop-hop and world music. Performing as Les Nubians, the sisters regularly tour internationally, and remain best known in this country for their 1998 R&B single "Makeda," from their debut album, "Princesses Nubiennes". Catch these soulful sisters live at SOL Venue in Carson. [less-]

Hit Motion Picture Musical "Once" Comes to the Stage

at Segerstrom Stage, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa
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Wed, September 20
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FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Adapted from John Carney's motion picture musical, "Once" tells the story of a Dublin street musician ready to give up on his dreams when he meets a Czech flower seller intrigued by his haunting love ... [more+]

Adapted from John Carney's motion picture musical, "Once" tells the story of a Dublin street musician ready to give up on his dreams when he meets a Czech flower seller intrigued by his haunting love songs. As the two become rooted in romance -- despite both having significant others -- their musical notes dig even deeper in this heartfelt tale of love and struggle. Played by Glen Hasard and Marketa Irglova of the Swell Season, the team also composed the Grammy-nominated soundtrack, whose single "Falling Slowly" won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Original Song. Don't miss this beloved musical when it comes to the Segerstrom Stage at the South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa. [less-]

Comedian Chris Franjola ("GLOW", "Chelsea Lately")

at Irvine Improv at the Irvine Spectrum Center, Irvine
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 20
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Whether it's "Family Guy" or "Chelsea Lately", today's "edgiest" comedy gets its edge in large part from Chris Franjola, one of Hollywood's sharpest comic minds. Best known as a panelist and sketch pe... [more+]

Whether it's "Family Guy" or "Chelsea Lately", today's "edgiest" comedy gets its edge in large part from Chris Franjola, one of Hollywood's sharpest comic minds. Best known as a panelist and sketch performer on E!'s "Chelsea Lately" and "After Lately", Franjola is also an accomplished stand-up comic. He's performed his hilarious observations and stories about dating and everyday life on the national "Comedians of Chelsea Lately" tour, and even before the show premiered on E!, he was a popular national headliner in his own right, with more than 20 years of stand-up experience. Currently, he can be seen in the Netflix series "GLOW". Catch him live when he comes to Irvine Improv at the Irvine Spectrum Center. [less-]

Gripping, Poetic & Funny Drama: "in a word"

at Chance Theater, Anaheim
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Wed, September 20
Fri, September 22
Sun, September 24
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FULL PRICE: $30 - $35
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

Two years after the disappearance of her young son, a confused and grieving mother struggles to make sense of the actions of everyone from her husband to the detective assigned to the case and the sus... [more+]

Two years after the disappearance of her young son, a confused and grieving mother struggles to make sense of the actions of everyone from her husband to the detective assigned to the case and the suspicious man she keeps seeing in the grocery store. With what's left of her life and sanity, she replays the day her son went missing, searching for the key piece of the puzzle that always seems just beyond her grasp. This gripping and poetic work, in which grief and comedy collide in surprising ways, has already garnered awards for its playwright Lauren Yee ("Samsara"). Now you can see this Chance Theater production of "in a word" in Anaheim. [less-]

"Ain't Misbehavin'": Jazz-Age Musical on Fats Waller

at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 20
Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
FULL PRICE: $35 - $60
OFFER PRICE: $17 - $38

Let "Ain't Misbehavin'" transport you back in time to the golden age of jazz, when hotspots like the Cotton Club played host to the music of 1930s Harlem, and where swing music, jazz and stride piano ... [more+]

Let "Ain't Misbehavin'" transport you back in time to the golden age of jazz, when hotspots like the Cotton Club played host to the music of 1930s Harlem, and where swing music, jazz and stride piano infused the entire country with renewed energy. This Tony Award-winning, song-filled show celebrates the timeless music of Thomas "Fats" Waller, who penned more than 400 songs during his career, many of which have become jazz standards still popular today. An energetic ensemble of high-profile performers, including Frenchie Davis ("American Idol", Broadway's "Rent"), Thomas Hobson (Nick Jr.'s "The Fresh Beat Band") and Natalie Wachen ("Boardwalk Empire"), showcase the pleasurable and playful moods of the Harlem Renaissance and Waller's style in this musical parade of his most popular hits at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. [less-]

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee": Tony-Winning Fave

at Lyceum Theater, Costa Mesa
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Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
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FULL PRICE: $19
OFFER PRICE: $9.50

In "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from ... [more+]

In "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. At least the losers get a juice box. A riotous ride, complete with audience participation. This bee, now at Costa Mesa's Lyceum Theater, is one unforgettable experience. [less-]

"Cabaret" -- The Dark, Decadent Hit Musical

at Cabrillo Playhouse, San Clemente
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Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Forget your troubles and come to the "Cabaret"! Step out of the modern world and back in time to the divinely decadent Kit Kat Klub of prewar Germany, where the music is tantalizing and the drinks are... [more+]

Forget your troubles and come to the "Cabaret"! Step out of the modern world and back in time to the divinely decadent Kit Kat Klub of prewar Germany, where the music is tantalizing and the drinks are flowing. Within the club, lives intertwine as a cabaret singer, an expat American writer and other misfits and outcasts of Weimar-era Berlin come together to escape a changing society where their kind is less than welcome and dark forces threaten to end the party forever. Led by the enigmatic Emcee and charismatic singer Sally Bowles, the colorful characters of "Cabaret" are eager to entertain you at San Clemente's Cabrillo Playhouse with beloved musical numbers including "Don't Tell Mama," "Willkommen" and "Cabaret." [less-]

Gabriel Iglesias-Endorsed Comedian Martin Moreno

at Brea Improv, Brea
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 21
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: COMP

There's charming self-deprecating humor, and then there's straight up calling out your screw-ups in life. That's where Martin Moreno crosses the line, who didn't get his comedy career started till his... [more+]

There's charming self-deprecating humor, and then there's straight up calling out your screw-ups in life. That's where Martin Moreno crosses the line, who didn't get his comedy career started till his 30s. In this time, he went through two failed marriages and plenty of insecurities to go along with it, but don't feel too bad for Moreno. He's since rubbed shoulders -- and by rubbed shoulders we mean literally shared the stage -- with ragingly successful comedian Gabriel Iglesias for multi-platinum specials, along with co-hosting his show "Stand-Up Revolution". Hear about his altered definition of "soul mates" at Brea Improv, and hint: it may involve confusing men for women. [less-]

Gilbert & Sullivan Musical Comedy "The Pirates of Penzance"

at The Strawberry Bowl, Garden Grove
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Last season's hit comic opera returns to Garden Grove, bringing with them a swashbuckling good time filled with pirates, damsels in distress and mayhem. Lovably zany and filled with hummable tunes, "T... [more+]

Last season's hit comic opera returns to Garden Grove, bringing with them a swashbuckling good time filled with pirates, damsels in distress and mayhem. Lovably zany and filled with hummable tunes, "The Pirates of Penzance" follows young pirate's apprentice Frederic who's about to turn 21 and complete his term of servitude. Only one snag: He was born on a leap year, which means he's technically only had five birthdays to date -- and won't have his 21st until he's 84. Will he ever be free? Will he win the hand of the (supposedly) beautiful Mabel? Find out as Shakespeare Orange County brings back one of the funniest musicals of all time to The Strawberry Bowl. [less-]

Rides, Games & More at "Wonder of Dinosaurs"

at Wonder of Dinosaurs, Redondo Beach
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
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FULL PRICE: $8 - $28
OFFER PRICE: $8 - $20

When was the last time you said to the kids, "Let's go to the mall and look at dinosaurs?" At the Wonder of Dinosaurs exhibit, located right inside the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach, you'll step... [more+]

When was the last time you said to the kids, "Let's go to the mall and look at dinosaurs?" At the Wonder of Dinosaurs exhibit, located right inside the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach, you'll step into a dinosaur wonderland, complete with over 100 museum-quality dinosaurs (some robotic!) and loads of activities for the kids. It's the largest dinosaur exhibit on the West Coast! In the activity center (included in your all-day ticket), the kids can ride and bounce on the dinos, weave their way through a maze, play mini-mini golf, pan for fossils and more -- all while learning science. [less-]

Chino XL ("Here to Save You All") Brings Intense Rhymes to SOL Venue

at SOL Venue, Carson
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 21
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $6

At the age of 16, most teenagers are trying to get a driver's license or looking for a summer job. When Chino XL was 16, the rap lyrics he was spitting at local talent shows around New Jersey were so ... [more+]

At the age of 16, most teenagers are trying to get a driver's license or looking for a summer job. When Chino XL was 16, the rap lyrics he was spitting at local talent shows around New Jersey were so impressive that Def Jam cofounder Rick Rubin signed him to his record label American Recordings. From this early start, Chino XL applied his trademark wordplay and complex rhyming schemes to five popular albums, including "Here to Save You All", "Poison Pen" and "Ricanstruction: The Black Rosary". In this show at SOL Venue in Carson, Chino XL takes the stage to perform some of the braggadocious, rapid-fire rhymes that made him a star. [less-]

Saucy Sassiness Served Up at the "Lipstick and Lashes Drag & Dinner Show"

at Velvet Lounge, Santa Ana
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
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Fri, September 22
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FULL PRICE: $49.99 - $59.99
OFFER PRICE: $24.99 - $39.99

If you're looking for Las Vegas glamour, divas and fun without leaving Orange County, head to Velvet Lounge in historic downtown Santa Ana for a dinner theater-style drag extravaganza worthy of the St... [more+]

If you're looking for Las Vegas glamour, divas and fun without leaving Orange County, head to Velvet Lounge in historic downtown Santa Ana for a dinner theater-style drag extravaganza worthy of the Strip. "Lipstick and Lashes" is hosted by television star and female impersonator Shannel from RuPaul's hit shows "Drag Race", "All-Star Drag Race" and "Drag-U" as well as a host of "Divas Las Vegas", billed as "The World's Biggest and Most Outrageous Drag Show." Along with a delicious three-course dinner in an intimate atmosphere, expect sparkle, feathers, incredible costumes, comedy, impersonations, sexy backup dancers ... and lashes for days. [less-]

Broadway Fave "Guys and Dolls" Brings Swingin' '40s to Life

at Whittier Center Theatre, Whittier
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

The Tony-winning musical "Guys and Dolls" transports you back in time to the swingin' era of 1940s New York... with a side trip to Havana. Follow the romantic and criminal exploits of shady New York g... [more+]

The Tony-winning musical "Guys and Dolls" transports you back in time to the swingin' era of 1940s New York... with a side trip to Havana. Follow the romantic and criminal exploits of shady New York gamblers Sky Masterson, Nathan Detroit and the women who love them: Adelaide, who's been waiting for a marriage proposal for over a decade, and Sarah, an uptight missionary out to save Sky's soul. Frank Loesser's musical masterpiece brings to life the stories and characters of Damon Runyon with terrific numbers like "If I Were a Bell," "Adelaide's Lament," "Luck Be a Lady" and "Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat." Don't miss this Whittier Community Theatre production of the beloved American musical at Whittier Center Theatre. [less-]

Teen Angst & Bullying in "The Secret Life of Girls"

at Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
Sat, September 23
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

"I'm going to tell you a secret... and I don't want you to tell." Based upon interviews with real girls on both sides of bullying, "The Secret Life of Girls" is an honest and unflinching dramatization... [more+]

"I'm going to tell you a secret... and I don't want you to tell." Based upon interviews with real girls on both sides of bullying, "The Secret Life of Girls" is an honest and unflinching dramatization of teen-girl angst. In the fickle world of adolescence, invitations are extended or withheld, friendships sacrificed in order to belong, and alliances formed and changed daily as they careen between acceptance and isolation. Step into the tumultuous and destructive world of girls' bullying, opening a complex dialogue about the lives of young women at Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach. [less-]

Wine Tasting Cruise on Dana Point Harbor

at Dana Wharf Boats, Dana Point
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
Fri, September 29
FULL PRICE: $49
OFFER PRICE: $29

Indulge in an end-of-week treat with a 90-minute evening catamaran cruise, during which you'll sip delicious wine while taking in the gorgeous sunset views of Dana Point Harbor. You'll be treated to s... [more+]

Indulge in an end-of-week treat with a 90-minute evening catamaran cruise, during which you'll sip delicious wine while taking in the gorgeous sunset views of Dana Point Harbor. You'll be treated to several samples from The Organic Cellar, whose offerings are organically grown and pesticide-free. There's also cheese, crackers, fruit and nuts to go with the wine, and the vessel features a cash bar offering additional beverages for purchase. The 63-foot catamaran, the Ocean Adventures, was built exclusively for Dana Wharf and features high-tech viewing cameras mounted at the bow, a roomy viewing deck and the smoothest ride on the water. [less-]

"Real Women Have Curves": Poignant & Empowering Comedy

at Costa Mesa Playhouse, Costa Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
Sun, September 24
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

"Real Women Have Curves" is a heartfelt comedy about five full-figured Latina women working in a sewing factory in East L.A. who must deliver an impossible order in one week to save their business. A ... [more+]

"Real Women Have Curves" is a heartfelt comedy about five full-figured Latina women working in a sewing factory in East L.A. who must deliver an impossible order in one week to save their business. A celebration of real women with real bodies working together, the story follows Ana, a young Mexican-American teen pursuing her own dream of becoming a journalist. Along the way, she navigates issues of self-image while dealing with the plight of the undocumented friends and family members that populate her life. See Josefina López's landmark "Cinderella story" play, recently updated by the playwright, at the Costa Mesa Playhouse. [less-]

"Sweeney Todd": Sondheim's Macabre Musical

at Rose Center Theater, Westminster
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
Sun, September 24
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Sondheim is at his bloody best in "Sweeney Todd", his macabre masterpiece about a barbaric barber and an even more beastly baker. Set in London, the musical tells the tale of the title character, who,... [more+]

Sondheim is at his bloody best in "Sweeney Todd", his macabre masterpiece about a barbaric barber and an even more beastly baker. Set in London, the musical tells the tale of the title character, who, after being banished from his city on false charges, returns to exact his revenge. Teaming up with local pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett, Todd opens a barbershop -- where he slits the throats of customers, and she bakes them into pies to dispose of the evidence. A legendary smash in 1979, this darkly comic show won eight Tony Awards, and "The New York Times" gushed, "Sondheim's most ravishing score. One helluva show!" Also adapted by Tim Burton into a hit movie with Johnny Depp, "Sweeney Todd" now comes to Rose Center Theater in Westminster. [less-]

"Love From a Stranger", Adapted From an Agatha Christie Story

at Westminster Community Playhouse, Westminster
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
Sun, September 24
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FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: $11

In "Love From a Stranger", Cecily Harrington is engaged to Nigel Lawrence, who is due to return shortly from the Sudan to marry her. When she wins a big prize in a sweepstake, she decides to postpone ... [more+]

In "Love From a Stranger", Cecily Harrington is engaged to Nigel Lawrence, who is due to return shortly from the Sudan to marry her. When she wins a big prize in a sweepstake, she decides to postpone the wedding and spend a portion of the money on a European trip. There she meets Bruce Lovell, a much-traveled and very manly man who sweeps the romance-craving Cecily off her feet, marries her and takes her to his out-of-the-way cottage in the country. Soon, however, it appears that Lovell may not be all that he seems and Cecily find herself trapped and terrified. Adapted from an Agatha Christie story, see Frank Vosper's "Love From a Stranger" at Westminster Community Playhouse. [less-]

Whale & Dolphin Watching: An Evening Trip From Dana Point

at Dana Wharf Boats, Dana Point
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
Sun, September 24
Fri, September 29
FULL PRICE: $29
OFFER PRICE: $10

Explore the waters of Dana Point, one of the best places on earth to watch whales and dolphins, during a two-hour excursion with Dana Wharf cruises. The area is home to several varieties of dolphins, ... [more+]

Explore the waters of Dana Point, one of the best places on earth to watch whales and dolphins, during a two-hour excursion with Dana Wharf cruises. The area is home to several varieties of dolphins, sea lions, sharks and whales -- including the majestic blue whale. The largest mammals on the planet, blue whales can grow to more than 100 feet long, and seeing them from aboard one of Dana Wharf's spacious vessels is truly a sight to remember. Southern California also has more dolphins than anywhere else in the world. And, if you cheer loud enough, these highly intelligent and playful animals have been known to put on a show of their acrobatic abilities. All cruises are narrated by expert captains, who'll educate you on the abundant ocean life along the coast. [less-]

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