A Diverse, Fun-Filled Line-Up of Live Entertainment EVERY WEEK This Summer!!
Plays, Cabaret, Jazz, Classical Music and Dance
If you’re planning to remain in the desert this summer, you’ll be happy to know that quality entertainment will be very much alive all summer long at CVRep. We will continue entertaining Coachella Valley residents and visitors each and every week this summer with an extraordinary line-up of live entertainment including: three solo-performance plays, a series of three dynamic cabaret performances, a jazz series presented in association with Bill Saitta, a return performance from tango dance artists, Galvan and Herrera, and a classical music series.
Scroll down to see an updated list of shows in July and August. Or, if you’re looking for a specific time period, please use the calendar at right.
Locals Special: Buy Tickets to 4 Summer Shows in One Transaction and We’ll Waive the Handling Fee – A savings of $2 per ticket!
(Phone & Box Office orders only – not able to give discount online)
Actress Kres Mersky performs THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A. EINSTEIN
Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22 (7 PM) and Sunday, July 23 (2 PM) Tickets: $30
Written and performed by Kres Mersky and directed by Paul Gersten, this one-woman play covers a day in the life of Albert Einstein as seen through the eyes of his secretary.
Actress Linda Purl performs THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12 (7 PM) and Sunday, August 13 (2 PM) Tickets: $30
Based on Joan Didion’s 2005 book, this one-woman play about survival and victory recounts two emotionally charged years in the author’s life. The play deals with the death of others as well as the death of cycles and seasons in our lives; a play with love and healing and wisdom.
SUMMER CABERET SERIES – TURNING THE SPOTLIGHT ON MUSICAL THEATRE COMPOSERS
LESLIE TINNARO SINGS THE SONGS OF LERNER AND LOEWE
Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15 (7PM) and Sunday, July 16 (2PM) Tickets: $30
Singer-actress, Leslie Tinnaro performs a musical tribute to two of Broadway’s greatest musical collaborators, Alan Jay Lerner (lyricist/Librettist) and Frederick Loewe (music), the dynamic duo primarily known for writing the music and lyrics of some of Broadways most successful musicals including My Fair Lady, Camelot, Brigadoon, and Gigi.
ROBERT YACKO “A LIFE ON THE STAGE, IN STORY AND SONG”
Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19 (7 PM) and Sunday, August 20 (2 PM) Tickets $30
Singer, Actor, Robert Yacko has been enjoying a long and robust career on the musical and non- musical stage for decades. He made his Broadway debut in a revival of A FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, with Herschel Bernardi, directed by the great Jerome Robbins, and made his West Coast mark starring in the L.A. Premiere of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, and went on to head the LA Premiere of CHESS with Jodi Benson, and the West Coast premiere of ROMANCE/ROMANCE.
Mr. Yacko will celebrate the music of several different composers and lyricists as he recounts his own career and experiences in the theatre.
TUESDAY “JAZZ AT THE REP!” SERIES
Keyboardist DAVID GARFIELD with Jeff Olson (drums) and John Pena (bass) – Tuesday, July 11 (7PM) Tickets: $25
David Garfield’s mission statement is “I make music.” Be it jazz, rock, funk, or world beat – he is a world-renowned keyboard artist, producer, composer, and the creative force behind the production of many internationally acclaimed recordings. In addition to his multi-faceted work with George Benson, Garfield continues ongoing musical relationships with numerous musical legends, including Boz Scaggs and Smokey Robinson. Over the years, he has recorded with Cher, Spinal Tap, The Rippingtons, Ratt, Larry Carlton, and Natalie Cole; produced for Oleta Adams and Flora Purim; and has performed live with Michael Bolton, The Blue Brothers, Brenda Russell and Rick Braun, among others.
SINGULARITY – Tuesday, August 15 (7PM) Tickets: $25
A vibrant all-star quintet. African spiritual, modern Jazz, Afro Cuban and a touch of Greece.Inspired by jazz of both northern and southern Europe, African, and other contemporary styles of music, Singularity enlists an impressive variety of poly-rhythms and harmonies while remaining lyrical, punchy and obsessively in the groove
CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES
THE NOBLE TRIO- Tuesday, July 25 (7 PM)Tickets: $25
Michael Noble has developed an international reputation as an astonishing pianist. A prizewinner of numerous competitions, including the Grand Prize at the Carmel Music Society Competition, Gold Medal at the Crescendo Music Awards (Tulsa, OK), and laureate of the Chopin International Competition of the 1000 Islands, Mr. Noble will be joined by Greg Perrin (Viola) and Teresa Villalobos (Flute) for this debut concert. This show is being presented in association with The Waring.
MICHELLE FIORE – Wednesday, August 23 (7 PM) Tickets: $25
“A Summer of Romance….songs from Opera to Broadway” Miss Fiore will accompanied by Kurt Jordan. This show is being presented in association with OperaArts.
Tickets to all summer shows are currently on sale thru the Box Office at 760-296-2966.
At this time, only the June shows can be purchased online by clicking here.