Posts Tagged ‘things to do in Santa Barbara’

  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    Sep 10, 18 • Datebook, Events, Santa Maria, Solvang, Theater, Ticker, To Do

    Oscar Wilde's delectable wordplay is at the forefront of his sublime "trivial comedy for serious people."...

  • The Addams Family

    Sep 10, 18 • Datebook, Events, Music, Santa Maria, Solvang, Theater, Ticker, To Do

    A new musical based on the classic Addams' characters and inspired by the new vintage television series, is an original story of the madcap and macabre Addams family in a satirical comedy about every parent's nightmare. ...

  • Million Dollar Quartet

    Sep 10, 18 • Datebook, Events, Santa Maria, Solvang, Theater, Ticker, To Do

    The Tony Award Winning musical is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought young Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions...

  • Dancing Lessons

    Sep 5, 18 • Datebook, Events, Theater, Ticker, To Do

    A socially awkward young man asks his neighbor, a Broadway dancer whose career has been sidelined by an injury, to teach him enough dance moves so he can survive an appearance at an awards dinner.  What follows is a bumpy road of self-discovery in this...

  • Romeo & Juliet

    Sep 10, 18 • Datebook, Events, Music, Santa Barbara, To Do

    William Shakespeare’s immortal tragedy Romeo and Juliet has inspired masterful scores by the likes of Berlioz, Prokofiev, and even Leonard Bernstein. Tchaikovsky’s Overture-Fantasy is perhaps the most emotionally resonant of them all. ...

  • Mischa Maisky

    Jun 29, 18 • Explore SB, Local Life, Music, Ticker

    Praised by The Guardian for his “dazzling precision, fleet brilliance, and tender lyricism”, Latvian-born Israeli cello master Mischa Maisky is considered by many to be one of the handfuls of greatest living cellists. ...

  • A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

    Sep 10, 18 • Datebook, Events, Santa Barbara, Theater, Ticker, To Do

    The knock-'em-dead musical is the hysterical story of low-born Monty Navarro, who finds out that he's eight-in-line for an earldom in the lofty D'Ysquith family...

  • Augustin Hadelich

    Jun 29, 18 • Explore SB, Local Life, Music, Ticker

    Named “Instrumentalist of the Year” for 2018 by Musical America, Augustin Hadelich has established himself as one of the world’s great violinists—and one of classical music’s most inspiring performers...

  • Verdi’s Requiem

    Sep 10, 18 • Datebook, Events, Music, Santa Barbara, Ticker, To Do

    The Messa da Requiem has been described as Giuseppe Verdi’s only masterpiece not intended for the stage. Though perhaps best known for his operas Aida, Rigoletto, and La Traviata, among others, Verdi was prompted to take up the Catholic funeral mass form by...

  • Everything is Illuminated

    Sep 5, 18 • Uncategorized

    Jonathan, a young Jewish-American writer, travels to Ukraine to seek out the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. He hires a randy young Ukrainian tour guide who takes him on a hilarious road trip in search of the woman’s village, as they...