La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts (BT McNicholl, Production Artistic Director) announces single tickets will go on sale today, Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11am PT for La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment’s previously announced 2022- 2023 “Season of Shows” which features Sally Struthers as “Frau Blücher” in Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, A FEW GOOD MEN, GREASE, THE KING AND I, and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Plus, tickets are now on sale for all of La Mirada Theater’s newly added “special events” for the performing arts, including the triumphant debut of country superstar GARY ALLAN, the intoxicating musical DJANGO FESTIVAL ALLSTARS, as well than the previously announced THE POINTER SISTERS. , “Dancing with the Stars” pros and “American Idol” runners-up in DANCE TO THE MOVIES (featuring a special appearance by Oscar nominee Lesley Ann Warren), legendary FOUR TOPS and the extraordinary AMY GRANT!
DANCE IN THE CINEMA
Featuring “Dancing With The Stars” pros and “So You Think You Can Dance” and “American Idol” finalists – with a special performance from Oscar nominee LESLEY ANN WARREN (“Victor/Victoria,” Will & Grace”)
Friday July 8, 2022 – 8 p.m.
$45 – $80
Hollywood’s finest musical moments – celebrated and reimagined live, on stage!
Seven of the best choreographers from television and stage bring the classic dances of yesterday’s cinema to life with a new vision! ‘Dancing with the Stars’ famed pros, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ finalists and ‘America’s Got Talent’ outfielders join forces with ‘American Idol’ singing stars and a special appearance by the Oscar nominee Lesley Ann Warren ( Victor/Victoria, “Will & Grace”) in Dance To The Movies. This spectacular show recreates some of the most iconic characters and memorable musical moments from movies like Grease, Chicago and Moulin Rouge. Featuring stunning new dances to scores from films such as Singin’ in the Rain, Titanic, The Matrix and Willy Wonka, it’s the perfect family night of movie magic – LIVE on stage. (NOTE: Dance To The Movies is not sponsored by or affiliated with “Dancing with the Stars” in any capacity.)
THE POINTER SISTERS
Saturday July 9, 2022 – 8 p.m.
$55 – $90
The Pointer Sisters are an American vocal group originally from the West Oakland Church of God where their father was a preacher. The sisters became a hugely successful group throughout the 70s and 80s, creating a long career spanning two and a half decades. They are the first black girl group to perform at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and the first contemporary act to perform at the San Francisco Opera. Winners of three American Music Awards and two Grammys, the Pointer Sisters’ many hit tracks include “Jump (For My Love)”, “He’s So Shy”, “Happiness”, “Slow Hand”, “Neutron Dance” and ” I am so excited!”
Saturday July 16, 2022 – 8:00 p.m.
$46 – $160
La Mirada resident Gary Allan makes his triumphant return to his hometown with this concert at La Mirada Theater! With the allure of a modern-day outlaw, Gary Allan won over fans, peers and critics alike with his signature blend of smoking vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances. Ruthless, Allan’s first new album in eight years, was released on June 25. The 13-song album includes songs produced by Mark Wright, Tony Brown, Greg Droman, Jay Joyce and Allan himself. His latest album, Set You Free, topped the Billboard 200 (Pop Chart), a career first for Allan. The album also debuted atop the Billboard Country Album chart (for the fourth time in a row) and produced his fifth number 1 on the country radio charts with “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)”. Allan released his debut album, Used Heart for Sale, in 1996 and has since released eight additional studio albums selling over 8 million albums. Allan has five #1 country radio hits as well as fourteen Top 10 hits to his name, and has amassed over 2.8 billion streams in total. He is described as “dark and dreamy” in Entertainment Weekly, “moving and rough around the edges” in Playboy and considered a “maverick” by Rolling Stone. He’s sold out as a headliner from NY to LA, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to our home!
DJANGO FESTIVAL ALLSTARS
Thursday July 28, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.
$19 – $84
The Django Festival Allstars bring the music of legendary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt into the 21st century. Their unique and energetic performance pays homage to one of the greatest guitarists of all time whose inimitable, bouncy “joie de vivre” influenced a wide range of musicians, including Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Willie Nelson. Reinhardt’s driving, swinging style of “hot jazz” sizzles as masterfully played by the Allstars, who unleash their own interpretations, arrangements and original compositions with astonishing virtuosity. The Django Festival Allstars have taken America by storm, performing at top concert halls and festivals to standing ovations. Now is your chance to hear what Downbeat Magazine called “the toughest swing band” live at La Mirada!
THE FOUR TOPS
Friday July 29, 2022 – 8 p.m.
$55 – $130
The Four Tops (originally called The Four Aims) made their first single for Chess Records in 1956 and spent seven years on the road and in nightclubs, singing pop, blues and Broadway, but mostly jazz – harmonious four-voice jazz. When Motown’s Berry Gordy Jr. found out they had made a national appearance on “The Tonight Show”, he signed them without an audition to be the lead performer on the company’s Workshop Jazz label. Their first Motown hit, “Baby, I Need Your Loving” in 1964, made them stars. “I can’t help it (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)”, a no. 1 R&B and Pop smash in 1965, is one of Motown’s longest running charts. It was quickly followed by a longtime favorite, “It’s The Same Old Song”. Their commercial heyday was highlighted by a romantic trilogy, “Reach Out I’ll Be There”, “Standing In The Shadows of Love”, and “Bernadette”. In 1990, with 24 Top 40 pop hits to their name, The Four Tops were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Although they no longer had any charted hits, the band continued to be a hit in concert, touring constantly. The band’s current lineup consists of Ronnie McNeir, Roquel Payton, Harold “Spike” Bonhart, and Abdul “Duke” Fakir, the band’s only surviving founding member.
Saturday October 14, 2022 – 8:00 p.m.
$55 – $145
Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put contemporary Christian music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to go platinum, the first to reach No. 1 on the pop charts and the first to perform at the GRAMMYs. Awards. Since then, Grant has worked his way through a 30-plus year journey as a singer-songwriter, author, television host, and speaker. Early on, Grant’s iconic voice became instantly recognizable in the Christian and pop worlds. In 1986, she scored her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 duet song with Peter Cetera, “The Next Time I Fall”. In 1991, she released the hit album Heart in Motion which became her biggest selling album to date, topping the Billboard Christian album chart for 32 weeks, selling five million copies in the United States. and producing her second No. 1 pop single “Baby, Baby.” Amy Grant is featured with McCoy Rigby Entertainment.
All events will take place at the La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts. Tickets can be purchased on the La Mirada Theater website (LaMiradaTheatre.com), or by visiting or calling the La Mirada Theater box office: (562) 944-9801 or (714) 994-6310. Some group, student and child discounts are available (excluding Gary Allan). Ticket prices subject to change.
The ticket office is open Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and closed on Sundays without representation. On performance days, the ticket office will remain open until half an hour after the curtain.
LA MIRADA THEATER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS is located at 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue where highways 91 and 5 meet. Parking is free.
Pictured: Amy Grant.