Dynamic February Lineup at Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Promises Unforgettable Cultural Experiences
MALIBU, CA – January 29, 2024 – Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts is proud to present a captivating lineup of performances throughout the month of February, offering audiences a wide range of cultural experiences. From uproarious comedy to innovative dance and virtuosic guitar performances, the upcoming shows promise to leave an indelible mark on the hearts of art enthusiasts.
The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)
Date and Time: Friday, February 2, 2024, 8 p.m.
Sponsored by: Mary and Tom Hawkins
Prepare for an evening of hilarity as the Reduced Shakespeare Company takes center stage with "The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)." Covering the spectrum of comedy through the ages, the performance guarantees uncontrollable laughter and features the generous sponsorship of Mary and Tom Hawkins.
JIG, A Trinity Irish Dance Company Production
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 8 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the world of Irish music and dance with "JIG," a groundbreaking production by Trinity Irish Dance Company. Breaking free from tradition, JIG redefines the possibilities of the art form, celebrating the power of vibrations, rhythm, and movement. Trinity Irish Dance Company, acclaimed for its sophisticated and commanding performances, promises an authentic and empowering experience.
Date and Time: Thursday, February 8, 2024, 8 p.m.
Sponsored by: the Flamminio family
Renowned two-time GRAMMY-nominee Leo Kottke, hailed as an American legend in the guitar world, will grace the stage with his acoustic brilliance. The Flamminio family proudly sponsors this not-to-be-missed performance, showcasing Kottke's innovative playing style and original interpretations of genre classics.
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 8 p.m.
Embark on a mesmerizing journey down the rabbit hole with MOMIX's "Alice," inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic tale. Moses Pendleton's dancers, combining athletic dance with inventive props, promise to create a multimedia experience that surprises, enchants, and astonishes. Prepare for a night of transformation and wonder.
For ticket information and to secure your seats for these extraordinary events, visit arts.pepperdine.edu or call the Box Office at 310.506.4522. Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the arts and create lasting memories this February at Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.
About the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts
Delighting more than 50,000 patrons and participants annually with live performances, art exhibitions, and local outreach opportunities, the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts serves as a hub for the arts on Pepperdine University’s Malibu campus, uniquely linking professional guest artists with Pepperdine students as well as patrons from surrounding Southern California communities. Three performance spaces, including the 450-seat Smothers Theatre, the 124-seat Raitt Recital Hall, and the “black box” Lindhurst Theatre, host hundreds of performances, rehearsals, and master classes throughout the year. The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, a dynamic, two-story exhibition space, showcases a revolving selection of modern and contemporary art with a focus on art made in California.
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