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LUDWIG GÖRANSSON

This week in Beverly Hills, Ludwig Göransson—composer for all of Ryan Coogler’s films, and producer of Haim and Childish Gambino—will perform live and join Elvis Mitchell for a conversation about film music and production.   AN EVENING WITH LUDWIG GÖRANSSON Tuesday, January 15, at 7:30 pm. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 9390 Santa […]

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO AND THIRD COAST PERCUSSION

The Windy City is in the house this week at The Wallis with the collaborative performance of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the music ensemble Third Coast Percussion, here for a three-night engagement in Beverly Hills. The West Coast premiere of Emma Portner’s FOR ALL ITS FURY will open the show, prefaced by the composition “Perfectly Voiceless.” […]

JACOB JONAS — FALL SEASON AT THE WALLIS

This week, Jacob Jonas The Company will present five premieres at the Wallis’ intimate Lovelace Studio Theater. The nightly program includes three world premieres choreographed by company founder and director Jacob Jonas: MAKE A TOAST, CRASH, and the opening number TRANSFER, in which Jonas—joined by company veterans Lamonte Goode, Jacob “Kujo” Lyons, Mike Tyus, and Jill […]

LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

The structure of LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is a key to its content. A threnody of dependence and addiction that begins at the breakfast table and ends long after last call, Eugene O’Neill’s posthumously produced masterpiece (now on the boards at The Wallis) runs the clock through a familial tale of dashed hopes, loss, […]

L.A. DANCE PROJECT AT THE WALLIS

The Los Angeles company premieres of Benjamin Millepied’s SARABANDE and Ohad Naharin’s YAG are among the highlights of L.A. Dance Project’s spring season at The Wallis. Also on the bill: the three Graham pas de deux that make up MARTHA GRAHAM DUETS, and HELIX, choreographed by Justin Peck and set to music by Esa-Pekka Salonen. For […]

TURN ME LOOSE AT THE WALLIS

“Do you ever get the feeling that the planet is a bit wobbly? Like you’re waiting for something to happen? Well, don’t worry. You’re already in the equation.” — Joe Morton as Dick Gregory in TURN ME LOOSE The Lovelace Studio Theater at The Wallis—home until mid-November to TURN ME LOOSE: A PLAY ABOUT COMIC […]

THE PRIDE AT THE WALLIS

Inside its Lovelace Theater space, The Wallis has constructed an ingenious crystal boîte, an infinity mirror of a stage surrounded by witnesses in close proximity. “Theater in the round” is the usual term, but in the case of director and designer Michael Arden’s brilliant new production of THE PRIDE—a Los Angeles premiere at the Wallis—“drama cubed” are […]