THE 2023/2024 SEASON: FALL/WINTER
Sep 21, 2023
PJ Morton is a multi-GRAMMY-winning R&B and soul singer, songwriter, performer, and producer. His latest project, Watch The Sun, continues a spectacular run of genre-blurring releases and extends his considerable ambitions even further. In addition to earning four consecutive years of GRAMMY wins—Best Traditional R&B Performance in 2019, Best R&B Song in 2020, Best Gospel Album in 2021, and Album Of The Year in 2022 (for his contributions to Jon Batiste's We Are)— Morton has topped charts and received nods for numerous BET, Soul Train, and NAACP Image Awards honoring the six albums he has put out since his breakthrough, Gumbo, in 2017. And all of this comes in addition to touring with Maroon 5 and running his own label.
Sep 22, 2023
Sep 23, 2023
DEAN & BRITTA'S 13 MOST BEAUTIFUL...SONGS FOR ANDY WARHOL’S SCREEN TESTS
Husband and wife Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips, beloved as members of the iconic indie band Luna, perform original scores to Warhol's rarely seen short silent film portraits, which captured Factory superstars, celebrities, and anonymous teenagers—among them Lou Reed, Nico, Edie Sedgwick, and Dennis Hopper—in mesmerizing four-minute shots. Part rock concert, part film screening, part archeological dig unearthing NYC’s 1960s art scene, 13 Most Beautiful...Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests is an unforgettable night in the theater.
Sep 30, 2023
LOS ANGELES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: LINEAGE COLERIDGE-TAYLOR + CHAUSSON
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra opens its Chamber Series with an intimate program curated by Concertmaster and Director of Chamber Music Margaret Batjer. Celebrated pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, who “plays with both technical virtuosity and evident joy” (The New York Times), joins LACO artists to trace the familial and musical lineage of Afro-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and his only daughter, Avril Coleridge-Taylor, a pianist/composer who followed in her father’s musical footsteps.
Oct 1, 2023
STEPHANIE J. BLOCK WITH SETH RUDETSKY
The next installment of the internationally acclaimed Broadway @ The Wallis concert series, hosted and music-directed by SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky with legendary Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show, Falsettos, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 9 to 5: The Musical, Boy from Oz, Wicked).
Oct 6, 2023
Oct 7, 2023
The Wallis, known as a champion of local dance companies, brings LA-based BODYTRAFFIC, led by Tina Finkelman Berkett, back to the Bram Goldsmith Theater in October with a program that delivers on the company’s vivid theatricality and sophisticated style. BODYTRAFFIC has earned international acclaim and conquered the contemporary dance world with its stunning performers, technical mastery, and compelling repertoire that embodies the company’s sheer joy of dancing.
Oct 14, 2023
The Wallis continues its beloved FREE outdoor Family Fest events for families and young audiences around The Wallis’ beautiful campus. Food trucks and concessions will be available!
Oct 14, 2023
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN IN LIZA & VINCENTE MINNELLI: MUSIC MOVIES MAGIC
Michael Feinstein has built a dazzling career over the last three decades bringing the music of the Great American Songbook to the world. For one night only at The Wallis, Feinstein will present a multimedia tribute to iconic artist Liza Minnelli and her legendary father, film and stage director Vincente. From recordings that have earned him five GRAMMY Award nominations to his Emmy nominated PBS-TV specials, Feinstein’s concerts have spanned the globe – in addition to his appearances at iconic venues such as The White House, Buckingham Palace, Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House – his work as an educator and archivist define Feinstein as one of the most important musical forces of our time.
Oct 19, 2023
Dec 17, 2023
THE SORTING ROOM
The Wallis' hugely popular nightclub series is returning with an assortment of not-to-be-missed entertainment including, music, spoken-word, comedy, and more!
Oct 19, 2023
India Carney takes you on a journey of self-reflection and discovery with her soulful, sultry, emotional, anthemic, and original songwriting. Accompanied by a full band of seasoned musicians, this performance is not one to miss! After rocketing to a Top 5 Artist finish on NBC’s “The Voice,” the singer-songwriter continues to take flight, having toured with iconic pop artist Katy Perry and sung for GRAMMY-award-winning artists, such as Mariah Carey, Dua Lipa, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Meghan Trainor, and H.E.R. Carney smoothly synthesizes pop, folk, classical, R&B, A Cappella, and jazz influences in a show sure to spark your spirits. Run, don’t walk to this powerhouse performance.
Oct 19, 2023
SANDRA BERNHARD: LADY OF THE CANYON
A pioneer of the one-woman show, Sandra Bernhard brings a brand-new, completely unique and raucous mix of cabaret, side-splitting stand-up, rock-n-roll, and searing social commentary to The Wallis’ Bram Goldsmith stage. Most recently, Sandra released “Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration” on Netflix, and co-starred as Nurse Judy in Season 3 of Ryan Murphy’s hit FX TV show “POSE.”
Oct 20, 2023
Introducing Carlos Cippelletti, composer, pianist, and leader of the young generation of Latin jazz musicians, in concert at The Sorting Room on Oct 20, 2023. Ingeniously merging Afro-Cuban music tradition, jazz, neo-soul, and classical music, Carlos is a two-time winner of the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation Scholarship, a four-time winner of the AIE Scholarship, and a current Fulbright scholar in New York. He has toured with the world’s premiere youth jazz orchestra and the JM Jazz World Orchestra, led by renowned trombonist Luis Bonilla. His recently released album Hybrid/C was singled out by Chucho Valdés for "great quality and impeccable development." Experience the unifying force of jazz as this musical marvel makes his Wallis debut.
FILM INDEPENDENT PRESENTS @ THE WALLIS
The Wallis continues its partnership with Film Independent! Join us for a series of exciting events all season long, including exclusive screenings, live readings with stellar casts, and conversations with award-winning film actors, directors, composers, and producers. Past events have featured the likes of Guillermo del Toro, Andrew Garfield, Mary McCartney, Seth Meyers, Molly Shannon, Patrick Stewart, Donald Glover, and many more.
Oct 25, 2023
The Wallis welcomes you to an intimate evening with "The American Songster," Dom Flemons. A savant multi-instrumentalist, Flemons expertly plays the banjo, guitar, harmonica, jug, percussion, quills, fife, and rhythm bones. Allow this GRAMMY Award-winner, two-time Emmy nominee, and 2020 U.S. Artists Fellow to take you on a dreamy, lyrical passage through 100 years of American roots music. Country and blues fans - this one-night-only performance is not to be missed.
Oct 27, 2023
Oct 28, 2023
PACIFIC JAZZ ORCHESTRA FEATURING LEDISI & BEN WENDEL
Catch the grand opening of the inaugural concert season of the Pacific Jazz Orchestra. Featuring GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Ledisi and internationally renowned saxophonist Ben Wendel, this spectacular program features Ledisi’s interpretations of the iconic songs of Dinah Washington as well as Ben Wendel’s compositions, arranged for the orchestra by Chris Walden.
Oct 29, 2023
SUGAR SKULL! A DÍA DE MUERTOS MUSICAL ADVENTURE!
SUGAR SKULL! A Día de Muertos Musical Adventure!, a bilingual/bicultural musical for young audiences, uses traditional music and dance from Mexico to tell the story of twelve-year-old Vita Flores who thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a spirited candy skeleton suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a magical, musical journey to unravel the true meaning and tuneful traditions of Día de Muertos.
Nov 3, 2023
AMAL WALKS ACROSS AMERICA
The Wallis is proud to be among the venues and 1,000+ global artists welcoming Little Amal, a towering 12-foot puppet representing a refugee Syrian child, at 100+ events in 35 towns and cities on a 6,000-mile journey from Boston to San Diego. Little Amal—whose name means "hope" in Arabic—has traveled to 13 countries, beginning her journey from the Syrian border. She carries a message of hope for displaced people everywhere, especially children who have been separated from their families, with a simple but urgent message: “Don’t forget us.” Little Amal's visit to The Wallis will be directed by Debbie Allen.
Nov 9, 2023
Nov 19, 2023
THE JEWISH DOG
The Jewish Dog offers a view of the Holocaust, the darkest period of modern Jewish history, through the eyes of a canine unusually fascinated by human affairs. When events separate Cyrus from his Jewish owners, he is adopted by a Nazi family and employed by the SS as a military dog, witnessing firsthand the rise of Nazism. Directed by award-winning Israeli artist Yonatan Esterkin, based on the novel by Asher Kravitz, and featuring Roy Abramsohn as the beloved dog, this performance explores loyalty, identity, and the fine line that separates humanity from animals.
Nov 11, 2023
ROSEMARY MAYER: CONNECTIONS
Nov 22, 2023
Dec 30, 2023
LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE
LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE is LA’s quintessential holiday tradition that brings together friends and family in an awe-inspiring winter wonderland, where film and live action seamlessly intertwine. Set within a picturesque London cityscape, iconic scenes from the film are displayed on screens alongside all-star singers from For The Record and a live orchestra.
Dec 14, 2023
Nashville-based singer-songwriter and finger-picking guitar maestro Sunny War's strums will serenade The Sorting Room with her unique acoustic blend of folk, punk, and blues. The Roots music revolutionary garnered widespread acclaim for her fourth and latest project Anarchist Gospel, showcasing her eclectic and innovative guitarwork while insightful lyricism bares striking emotional depth. Don't miss this 2023 rising star in her Wallis debut.
Dec 16, 2023
HALIE LOREN: A SEASON OF LIGHT
Settle in for an unforgettable evening of jazz melodies. International, award-winning jazz/pop singer/songwriter Halie Loren brings a fresh and original perspective to time-honored musical paths, channeling her innate understanding of connectedness across musical boundaries. Halie's multi-genre and multi-lingual musical blend across her ten albums to date has earned several national and international awards in multiple genres as well as significant critical and chart success along the way, with her albums consistently charting at #1 on the Billboard/Japan Jazz Charts, iTunes (Canada and Japan), and Amazon Music.
Jan 12, 2024
Jan 13, 2024
CAMILLE A. BROWN & DANCERS: ink
Join Camille A. Brown & Dancers in an exploration of self-empowerment, Black love, brotherhood, and resilience that examines aspects of Black life that are too often appropriated, rewritten, or silenced. Ms. Brown made history this past year as the first Black director in the history of the MET opera and as the first Black female to be nominated for a Tony Award as both director and choreographer for a play on Broadway (For Colored Girls). With traditional African rhythms at its center, ink weaves together African-American social dance, African, tap, jazz, modern and hip-hop movement to lift up and celebrate Black lives, Black resilience, and Black superpowers.
Jan 13, 2024
Jan 28, 2024
BOTH AND (A PLAY ABOUT LAUGHING WHILE BLACK)
Don’t miss this rare and extraordinary piece of theater, conceived, written, and performed by Carolyn Ratteray. Through clowning, poetic text, and a tour-de-force performance, Both And (A Play About Laughing While Black) deeply investigates the nucleus of Black joy. As her mother is dying, Teayanna finds herself in a netherworld between life and death as she struggles to help her mother cross over.
Jan 17, 2024
MICHELLE CANN, PIANO
Michelle Cann makes her Wallis recital debut in a program of works by African American women composers. Sharing her passion for what she calls the “fantastic and beautiful music” of Florence Price, Cann will also play a suite by Margaret Bonds, the first African American to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and works by Irene Britton Smith and Betty Jackson King. Be inspired as a world-class pianist introduces you to nearly-forgotten gems of Chicago’s Black Renaissance!
Feb 6, 2024
CORINNE BAILEY RAE - BLACK RAINBOWS TOUR
GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae brings her Black Rainbows project to The Wallis for ONE NIGHT ONLY. Her new single, “Peach Velvet Sky” is taken from her highly anticipated new album Black Rainbows, her first album of new material in seven years, coming out on September 15 via Thirty Tigers.
Enhance your arts-going experience!
Stay at our Exclusive Hotel Sponsor The Maybourne Hotel Beverly Hills and dine at local restaurants who’ve generously supported us—many are within walking distance! Take advantage of easy parking and stroll to your pre or post show dinner reservation.
Once you arrive at The Wallis, grab a glass of wine, beer, or a craft cocktail from one of our bars and relax under the twinkle lights in the Sculpture Garden. Drinks may also be enjoyed at your seats during the performance!