Woody Allen's "Husbands and Wives"
Oct
5
to Oct 22

Woody Allen's "Husbands and Wives"

A world-premiere adaptation of Woody Allen’s 1992 groundbreaking film, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Screenplay. A witty and urbane comic-drama, Husbands and Wives follows two couples, facing middle age squarely in the face, who find themselves questioning their faltering marriages. Woody Allen’s sardonic humor and razor-sharp insight permeate this story of frenetic coupling and un-coupling.

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SB Symphony - Mozart in Dance
Oct
14
to Oct 15

SB Symphony - Mozart in Dance

The Santa Barbara Symphony opens the season with an exquisite weekend of the world’s most beloved composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, plus a ballet world premiere! Mozart’s miraculous final symphony is featured, in addition to the famed Requiem paired with chorus and all new choreography by William Soleau performed by State Street Ballet.

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Manon by Jules Massenet by Opera Santa Barbara
Nov
3
to Nov 5

Manon by Jules Massenet by Opera Santa Barbara

Soft silks and delicious taffetas. Ropes of pearls against bare skin. Candlelight reflected in exquisite gilt mirrors. This is the boudoir world of rococo France, where a woman’s face is her fortune. Manon learns early that men will give her anything because she is young and beautiful. She’s happy to play the game, until she makes the fatal mistake of falling in love.

This scandalous story of love, lust and greed became an instant sensation in 18th Century Paris. We bring it to life once more in a sumptuous production featuring a large, talented cast and orchestra, and the most magnificent costumes we have ever put on the Granada stage.

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MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
Nov
30
to Dec 17

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

Spend the holiday season with your favorite “Pride and Prejudice” characters as they gather at Pemberley, the stately home of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy. In this imagined sequel to Jane Austen’s masterwork, the bookish and beau-less Mary Bennet is growing tired of her role as the obedient middle sister in the face of her siblings’ whirlwind romances. When the family gathers for Christmas at Pemberley, an unexpected guest sparks Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and the chance to be the heroine of her own story. A clever and captivating comedy of manners that will delight Austen aficionados and new-comers alike!

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Music Academy of the West
Jun
27
to Aug 5

Music Academy of the West

How fortunate we are to have this world class academy in our community.  There are numerous orchestra, chamber music, opera, concerts along with guest recitals, live competitions and master classes throughout the summer.  My favorites are Saturday evenings at the Granada.   

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Boo at the Zoo
Oct
21
to Oct 23

Boo at the Zoo

The Zoo transforms for three nights of safe, traffic-free trick-or-treating including a Trick or Treat Trail, Boo-Choo-Choo train rides, Creepy Crawly encounters, Spooky Storytelling, Goblin Games, and more. It’s the most popular family Halloween festival in the tri-counties area!

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