Friday, October 6, 2023

Due to unforeseen health conditions, Bobby McFerrin regrets he must cancel the performance on Friday October 6, 2023 Ticket holders will have the option of a full refund, use the credit toward another show or donate their ticket cost to TOCA. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Bobby McFerrin, winner of ten Grammys and creator of…

Saturday, October 7, 2023
An Evening with Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford is revered for her deeply personal and experimental comedy about mental illness. She starred in the surreal, semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, about a comedian who suffers a nervous breakdown, and is the star of three unconventional hour-long stand-up specials: Weakness is the Brand, Old Baby and Maria Bamford, the special, special,…

Friday, October 13, 2023
Studio Cabaret: String Revolution

The String Revolution: Three virtuoso guitar players who create distinctive sounds with guitars mimicking percussion, special effects, melodic grooves, basslines and more with a passion for many musical styles and guitar technique that has given The String Revolution their unique sound. Their songs on Spotify have exceeded 4 million plays with their successful cover of…

Saturday, October 21, 2023

“The Golden Apple” is an innovative interdisciplinary contemporary dance production that seamlessly weaves spoken word, film design, original music, and dance together. Drawing inspiration from the Macedonian folk tale The Boy Who Hid in the Golden Apple, this anti-fairytale explores themes of power and stewardship in a modern context. Artistic Director and Choreographer Regina Klenjoski…

Saturday, November 4, 2023
Tape Face

Sometimes actions speak louder than words! TAPE FACE is a totally unique silent comedian who has been on the comedy circuit for years and become a viral sensation thanks to his appearance on America’s Got Talent. His audition video and show performances now have over 47 million views making it one of the most viewed…

Sunday, November 12, 2023
Stunt Dog Experience

Chris Perondi (aka the Stunt Dog Guy™) and wife Suhey Perondi, along with their famous stunt dogs are out of this world! The Perondis are master dog trainers and have been entertaining audiences of all sizes since 1999. They have produced over 10,000 live shows since the birth of the show using positive training methods.…

Friday, November 17, 2023
Studio Cabaret: Ray A. Fuller

Ray Fuller, guitarist, composer, producer, and music director, has earned the title of ‘musician’s musician’ with an extensive career and diverse body of work with such noted artists as Whitney Houston, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole, George Duke, Quincy Jones, Regina Belle, Boney James, Branford Marsalis, Bebe & Cece Winans, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, Maze, EWF,…

Friday, December 1, 2023
Irish Christmas in America

Back by popular demand. This family-friendly performance features lively instrumental tunes on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp, along with thrilling Irish old-style dancing from Samantha Harvey. In addition, evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions of Ireland. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as…

Saturday, December 9, 2023
Art & Study of Taiko – Recital

Instructors and students of the Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI) housed under Asano Taiko U.S., present contemporary and traditionally inspired taiko repertoire in their end-of-year Recital. Performances are interspersed with commentary on the challenges and joys of learning Japanese drums.

Sunday, December 10, 2023
Art & Study of Taiko – Concert

Taiko Groups housed under or affiliated with Asano Taiko U.S. present their very own repertoire in this end-of-year Concert. Performances are interspersed with group introduction and interesting facts about what it takes to build and be a part of a taiko ensemble.

Friday, January 19, 2024
Studio Cabaret: Darden

Darden is comprised of siblings Clarah (guitarist); Havi (Mandolin), Tabbi (Bass); Josiah (drums) and Noah (keys). All are songwriters and multi instrumentalists focusing on creating their own brand of music some have called Modern Americana. DARDEN presents an experience of crystal clear harmonies, angelic melodies, and modern versions of classic songs and styles. Enjoy the…

Saturday, January 27, 2024
Charles Phoenix’s Big Retro Disneyland Slide Show

Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, supercharges the classic living room slide show into a laugh-out-loud celebration of spectacular mid-century car culture, space age oddities, roadside attractions, festive fashions, outrageous architecture, theme parks, and much, much more. “Hold on to your mouse ears!” says Charles as he leads us on fun-filled time travel tour to the…

Saturday, February 3, 2024
Lean on Me: The Bill Withers Songbook

Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Withers had a number of hits spanning his short career, including “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1971), “Grandma’s Hands” (1971), “Lean on Me” (1972), “Lovely Day” (1977) and “Just the Two of Us” (1981). Experience the songbook of this great American songwriter as singer,…

Friday, February 9, 2024
Studio Cabaret: Sarah Hagen - Perk Up Pianist!

Often referred to as the next Victor Borge, Sarah has transformed her award-winning role as “concert pianist” into a stand-up, or rather, sit-down comedy. Pairing anecdotes with music, “Perk up, pianist!” takes audiences deep inside the world of a classical musician as she shares her earnest efforts to keep her spirits up in the midst…

Saturday, February 17, 2024
Baby Bushka

The magic and music of Kate Bush is brought to you by this 8-women powerhouse ensemble from San Diego, California who perform a ‘wonderfully bewitching’ operatic pop night of exhilarating music bursting with wit, creativity and humour. With great respect and wide eyes, this powerhouse troupe delivers “other-worldly versions” of your favourite Bush songs “from…

Sunday, February 18, 2024
Dino Light

DINO-LIGHT, (formerly known as Darwin the Dinosaur), was the recipient of the prestigious Jim Henson Foundation Grant and first feature-length theatrical production created and performed by creators Ian Carney and Corbin Popp. In this original storyline, a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life. When the dinosaur wanders away from home,…

Saturday, February 24, 2024
South Bay’s Got Talent

See the best talent that the South Bay has to offer in our ninth annual regional talent competition. Open to all ages and genres of performing … and the best part: The audience helps decide the winner. This is an event not to be missed.

Friday, March 1, 2024
Studio Cabaret: alex&shiloh

A brother and sister duo, alex&shilo are a powerhouse singer/songwriter team in an acoustic package with full band energy. Their original music draws influence from myriad genre, ranging from classic 60s pop and R&B through contemporary pop, country and soul. Alex and Shiloh were raised in a musical family and started writing music together in…

Saturday, March 9, 2024
Pirates of Penzance

This New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players production is your chance to get carried away by Pirates. Join the band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, frolicsome Victorian maidens, and the delightfully dotty “model of a modern Major-General” for a rollicking romp over the rocky coast of Cornwall. This exuberant musical theater masterpiece, directed and…

Saturday, March 23, 2024
In My Own Little Corner

Chryssie Whitehead, accomplished actor (“Grey’s Anatomy”, “Revenge of the Bridesmaids”, “Warehouse 13”) and dancer (“Radio City Rockettes”, “Chorus Line”) explores the impact mental illness has played in both her and her mother’s life. Through song and story, and a bit of dancing, Chryssie shares about her mother’s death, her career and stories of her highs…

Saturday, April 6, 2024
My Cat is Better Than Your Cat & He Knows It

Question: What happens when you invite veteran comedy writers, actors and other show business types to tell tales of their loveable friends with tails? Answer: you get My Cat is Better Than Yours…and He Knows it, true and hilarious stories as told by the cat’s slave owner. Hosted by Tasty Words’ Wendy Hammers this is…

Friday, April 19, 2024
Mortified Salutes the 90's

From awkward AOL chats to melodramatic 90210 fan fic and angsty poems about Alanis Morissette… relive the glory of growing up in the 90s by witnessing adults share their most embarrassing adolescent writings from the era. Join us for special evening filled with hilarious diaries, letters, lyrics, home videos and more that make you want…

Saturday, April 20, 2024
Sixties Chicks

In “The Sixties Chicks,” New York cabaret sensation Jenna Esposito takes the audience on a rollicking romp through some of the biggest hits of the 1960’s, all made popular by female vocalists. From “girl group” songs by the Crystals (“And Then He Kissed Me”) and the Chiffons (“One Fine Day”), to the hits of Dusty…

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Look Out! Science is Coming! Doktor Kaboom

The one and only Doktor Kaboom takes you on an educational tour of the modern scientific method, using humor and comedy while demonstrating spectacular applications of the physical sciences. Topics covered include: safety; pressure and force; simple machines; velocity; application of science to everyday life; the scientific method (hypothesis and experimentation); multiple experimentation; constant discovery…

Saturday, May 4, 2024
An Evening with Roger McGuinn

As the founder of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable industry icon. From his signature 12 string Rickenbacker sound, to his instantly recognizable vocals on hits like “Turn, Turn, Turn”, “Eight Miles High” and “Mr. Tambourine Man”, McGuinn didn’t just make music; he made history. That feeling continues today as Roger…

Friday, June 14, 2024
Don Quixote - SP City Ballet

San Pedro City Ballet will be performing an original modern work “Night” by Patrick David Bradley. The Bradleys will premiere their newly staged, abridged version of Don Quixote. The performance will feature dancers from San Pedro City Ballet and upcoming promising students from San Pedro Ballet School, home of American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer, Misty…

Saturday, June 24, 2023

TOCApalooza, the bigger and better version of The South Bay Festival of the Arts, returns with a day long festival experience! A celebration of all things arts—enjoy entertainment on three stages, get a special showing of up and coming artists in the juried art exhibition, shop local and regional arts vendors, and enjoy a delicious selection of foods and thirst quenching beverages.