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<i>The Postman Always Rings Twice</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Postman Always Rings Twice
A classic film noir about all things film noir—passion, collusion, suspicion, danger, and murder. Lana Turner plays the perfect uncertain blonde, and John Garfield the perfect bumbling protagonist. Don’t miss your chance to see this iconic film in the classic Granada Theatre’s big screen.


Tue 7/7/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Postman Always Rings Twice
Tue 7/7/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Postman Always Rings Twice


<i>E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a classic film that tells the story of a young, fatherless boy who befriends an alien in need. Winner of 53 awards and 28 nominations, this movie broke box-office records, proving that family-friendly films could be smash successes.

Wed 7/8/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial


Mahler's Romantic Fifth Symphony
2015 Music Academy of the West
Mahler's Romantic Fifth Symphony
The music director of the Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä, will lead a piece by a compatriot Finnish composer, Kalevi Aho, that depicts the lives of ancient Chinese people and their beautiful landscape. The program will close with Mahler’s personal love story embedded in his most popular symphony, including its strikingly sublime Adagietto, a musical poem for his cherished wife.



Sat 7/11/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Mahler's Romantic Fifth Symphony


Concerto Celebration
2015 Music Academy of the West
Concerto Celebration
Come see the winners of the Music Academy’s annual, highly competitive Concerto Competition perform as soloists with the orchestra under the direction of New York Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Courtney Lewis. Each section of the orchestra will shine in Bartók’s symphonic masterpiece, the Concerto for Orchestra.



Sat 7/18/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Concerto Celebration


Count Basie Orchestra
GranadaTheatreConcertSeries'16
Count Basie Orchestra
One of the most iconic names in Jazz, The Count Basie Orchestra is coming to town for ONE NIGHT ONLY.

Pianist and bandleader William James “Count” Basie was and still is an American institution that personifies the grandeur and excellence of Jazz. Don’t miss your chance to see the legendary Count Basie Orchestra live in The Granada Theatre.

Sun 7/19/15 4:00PM The Granada Theatre Count Basie Orchestra


<i>Lawrence of Arabia</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence of Arabia is a true story based on an inordinately complex man who has been labeled everything from hero, to charlatan, to sadist. Thomas Edward Lawrence blazed his way to glory in the Arabian desert, then sought anonymity as a common soldier under an assumed name. Winner of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, don’t miss this 1962 classic on the big screen.

Mon 7/20/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Lawrence of Arabia


<i>The Lady From Shanghai</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Lady From Shanghai
Come see Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles in one of the classic film noirs of the 40s. Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. Full of fun, grizzly, drama, this film is one that helped define the film noir genre.


Tue 7/21/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Lady From Shanghai
Tue 7/21/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Lady From Shanghai


<i>Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe</i>
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is based on the classic novel by C.S. Lewis, four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

Wed 7/22/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe


Rossini's <i>Opera Cinderella</i>
2015 Music Academy of the West
Rossini's Opera Cinderella
Come see the classic fairytale performed live as Rossini’s classic opera! An eye-opening new twist on a classic tale, the Music Academy of the West does justice to this incredible story, made all the more memorable by the incredible music and performances of some of the brightest stars to grace the Central Coast.



Thu 7/30/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Rossini's Opera Cinderella
Sat 8/1/15 2:30PM The Granada Theatre Rossini's Opera Cinderella


von Dohnányi Conducts Brahms
2015 Music Academy of the West
von Dohnányi Conducts Brahms
Come see the living legend Christoph von Dohnányi who rose to international stardom and became honorary conductor for life of London’s Philhormia Orchestra conduct Brahms – a very special treat for a very special evening.



Sat 8/8/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre von Dohnányi Conducts Brahms


<i>Oklahoma!</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Oklahoma!
Back in 1955, one New York Times rave review and a warm reception by the public launched this Rodgers & Hammerstein film adapted musical to the hearts of millions. Now selected by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant,” Oklahoma! is the story of young ranch-hands in love—written (and sung) in true R&H fashion.


Sun 8/9/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Oklahoma!
Sun 8/9/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Oklahoma!


<i>The Outlaw Josey Wales</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Outlaw Josey Wales
Come see Clint Eastwood in one of the best roles of his career—as the outlaw in The Outlaw Josey Wales. Once a mild-mannered Missouri farmer, Josey Wales joins up with a Confederate guerilla unit after pro-Unionists murder his family.

A prime example of classic Western films, don’t miss your chance to see Josey on The Granada Theatre’s big screen!


Mon 8/10/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Outlaw Josey Wales


<i>Maltese Falcon</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Maltese Falcon
A classic film noir, come see Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor get to the bottom of one of the most famous classic crime capers. Eccentric criminals, gorgeous liars, the quest for riches… and the desire to solve mystery’s riddles.



Tue 8/11/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Maltese Falcon
Tue 8/11/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Maltese Falcon


<i>Surf's Up</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Surf's Up
Surf's Up is a behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year, don’t miss a chance to see this family-friendly animated favorite.

Wed 8/12/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Surf's Up


Dr. Cesar Lozano
2015/2016 Talcon Ways Presenta
Dr. Cesar Lozano
Entradas a la venta 6/29/2015 @ 10am
Detrás de una persona difícil hay una historia difícil?. En todos los ámbitos existen personas difíciles y el reto no es evitarlas, sino sobrellevarlos e inclusive fomentar la armonía a pesar de su presencia. El arte de tratar con gente difícil es fundamental en tiempos actuales y las técnicas y procedimientos que comparte ésta conferencia ayudarán enormemente a continuar con nuestra vida de la mejor manera posible. "Nadie puede hacerte la vida imposible, a menos de que tú lo quieras."

Tickets go on sale 6/29/2015 @ 10am
Behind a difficult person is a difficult story. In all areas of life there are difficult people and the challenge is not to avoid them, but to cope with them and even to foster harmony despite their presence. The art of dealing with difficult people is a fundamental one in modern times and the techniques and procedures developed in this conference will greatly help you to continue your life in the best way possible. "No one can make your life miserable, unless you want it to be that way."
Thu 8/13/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Dr. Cesar Lozano


<i>RoboCop</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
RoboCop
RoboCop takes place in a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, where a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

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Mon 8/24/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre RoboCop


<i>Asphalt Jungle</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Asphalt Jungle
Starring in what was a minor but key role, this is one of the films that launched Marilyn Monroe’s career. This classic caper film was nominated for four Academy Awards, and also stars Sterling Hayden, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, Louis Calhern, and James Whitmore.



Tue 8/25/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Asphalt Jungle
Tue 8/25/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Asphalt Jungle


<i>Despicable Me</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Despicable Me
One of the most popular movies in recent years,Despicable Me tells the story of the grumpy and nefarious Gru—a man who meets his match when he reluctantly adopts three little girls in order to secure his plans to steal the moon.

Wed 8/26/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Despicable Me


Sweet Smell of Success
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Sweet Smell of Success
Part of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series feat. Paul Williams

The 1957 classic starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis, The Sweet Smell of Success is a legendary Hollywood film in its honest and gripping portrayal of power, weakness, control, and abandon. Come see what makes good movies great and enjoy classic Hollywood on The Granada Theatre’s 4k ultra high definition screen.



Mon 8/31/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Sweet Smell of Success


<i>Groundhog Day</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day is a modern comedy classic, featuring grumpy television weatherman (Bill Murray), who reluctantly goes to cover the feel-good story of a small town Groundhog Day celebration, only to wake up the following day to find himself mired in a endless loop of Groundhog Days. When he realizes there are no consequences for his actions, he’s forced to decide what to do with his newfound power—use it for good, or use it for evil? Either way, it’s fun to watch.

Mon 9/14/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Groundhog Day


<i>The Big Sleep</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Big Sleep
A classic 1946 film noir, this is Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall at the height of their careers and during the peak of their “Bogie and Bacall” phenomenon. Based on the eponymous Raymond Chandler novel, The Big Sleep is a crime mystery of epic proportions and is not to be missed!



Tue 9/15/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Big Sleep
Tue 9/15/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Big Sleep


An Acoustic Evening with Chris Cornell
2015/2016 Nederlander Presents
An Acoustic Evening with Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell is a rock icon who thrives on contradictions. An innovator who resists genre labels, he was nonetheless the chief architect of the 90s grunge movement. Frequently ranked as one of the best voices in music history, he has successfully maintained his own unique identity over more than two decades as a multi-Grammy award winning musician, Golden Globe nominee and universally acclaimed singer, songwriter and lyricist.

8 ticket limit per household
Wed 9/23/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre An Acoustic Evening with Chris Cornell


<i>The King and I</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The King and I
Come see the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, The King and I, live on the big screen. A modern musical classic, The King and I tells the tale of a widowed school teacher who comes to Siam in the 1860s to teach schoolchildren but winds up learning about the ways of the East, but not without parting her own brand of knowledge upon the king.

A favorite of young and old, don’t miss The King and I!


Mon 9/28/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The King and I
Mon 9/28/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The King and I


Lang Lang
2015-2016 CAMA
Lang Lang
Lang Lang returns to Santa Barbara! He inspires millions with his open-hearted, emotive playing, whether it in intimate recitals or on the grandest of stages – such as the 2014 World Cup concert in Rio, with Placido Domingo, to celebrate the final game; the 56th GRAMMY Award, where he performed with Metallica; the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where more than four billion people around the world viewed his performance.

Tue 10/6/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Lang Lang


Don Giovanni
2015/2016 Opera SB
Don Giovanni
Does the libertine Don Giovanni with his thousands of conquests get away with such irrepressible behavior much longer? This intense opera about seduction, murder and revenge includes Mozart’s gloriously transcendent music.


Subscription Packages are available click here or call 805-898-3890 for more information.

Fri 11/6/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Don Giovanni
Sun 11/8/15 2:30PM The Granada Theatre Don Giovanni


<i>Carousel</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Carousel
Based on the classic Rogers & Hamerstein musical by the same name, this hit movie tells the story of a young couple in love just trying to make it, and all the musical drama that entails. Don’t miss your chance to see this fun musical classic on the big screen!


Mon 11/23/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Carousel
Mon 11/23/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Carousel


Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
2015-2016 CAMA
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
The 2015|16 season marks Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s 43rd year of making internationally acclaimed music, from classical to contemporary, while reinventing the way individuals and organizations across the world think about collaboration, outreach, and democratic leadership.

Mon 11/30/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Merri-Achi Christmas
GranadaTheatreConcertSeries'16
Merri-Achi Christmas
Mariachi Christmas celebrates the traditions of Mexico during the Christmas season. Mariachi music accompanies folkloric dance as the show explores customs from across Mexico.



Sun 12/6/15 3:00PM The Granada Theatre Merri-Achi Christmas


Hawaii
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Hawaii
Part of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series feat. Paul Williams
Nominated for 7 Academy Awards and winner of two Golden Globes, Hawaii is a distillation of James Michener’s epic eponymous novel that features Julie Andrews, Richard Harris, and Gene Hackman—all in celebrated rolls.

Don’t miss your chance to see Hawaii on the big screen!

The Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series is designed to highlight films that are important beyond their cinematic tradition for their showcasing of great cinematic scores. Guest curator Paul Williams is an actor, composer, and a celebrated musician who will host a talk with audience Q&A before the film.



Mon 12/7/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Hawaii


Rat Pack Christmas
2015/2016 Theater League
Rat Pack Christmas
Single Ticket On-Sale: August 17th, 2015 @ 10AM
Here’s your chance to see your favorite Rat Pack characters for the holidays. Join Frank, Dean, Sammy and Joey — the one and only Rat Pack—this holiday season to relive the experience that these classic entertainers were famous for.

Rat Pack Christmas contains adult humor and some mature themes. Recommended for ages 10+


Tue 12/8/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Rat Pack Christmas
Wed 12/9/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Rat Pack Christmas


Jackie Evancho
GranadaTheatreConcertSeries'16
Jackie Evancho
The young soprano from Pittsburgh with the stunning voice won runner-up on America's Got Talent and launched her music career, signing with Columbia Records, shortly thereafter.



Sat 12/12/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Jackie Evancho


The Nutcracker
2015/2016 State Street Ballet
The Nutcracker
Celebrate the magic of the holidays with this family favorite based on the classic story by E.T.A. Hoffman! Set to the unforgettable music of Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells the story of young Clara, who receives a beautiful toy Nutcracker on Christmas Eve. In her dreams, the Nutcracker comes to life, saving her from a band of hilariously evil rats and escorting her on a magical journey. They travel through the Land of the Snowflakes to the Kingdom of Sweets, where Clara dances and plays with beautiful and wondrous characters that can only exist in her dreams.



Sat 12/19/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Nutcracker
Sat 12/19/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre The Nutcracker
Sun 12/20/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Nutcracker


GTCS: Vicki Lawrence & Mama
GranadaTheatreConcertSeries'16
GTCS: Vicki Lawrence & Mama
ATTENTION: Sunday's performance with Vicki Lawrence has been postponed to Sunday, January 10, 2016 @ 3pm -- please call the box office for further information, as well as accommodation options for patrons who have already purchased tickets.

Emmy Award winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. Known from the cast of The Carol Burnett Show and as "Mama" from Mama's Family, today you can see Vicki Lawrence in her signature mixture of stand-up comedy, music, and observations about real life.

Sun 1/10/16 3:00PM The Granada Theatre GTCS: Vicki Lawrence & Mama


Flashdance
2015/2016 Theater League
Flashdance
Single Ticket On-Sale: August 17th, 2015 @ 10AM
Flashdance tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh with a dream of becoming a professional dancer. Originally a blockbuster motion picture that became a runaway success on Broadway, don’t miss your chance to see Flashdance live in person.

Flashdance – The Musical is recommended for ages 12+. The show includes limited profanity and mature content.

Tue 1/12/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Flashdance
Wed 1/13/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Flashdance


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Acknowledged as one of the United Kingdom’s most prodigious orchestras, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra enjoys an international reputation for bringing audiences worldwide first-class performances and the highest possible standards of music-making across a diverse range of musical repertoire.

Tue 1/19/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


<i>South Pacific</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
South Pacific
South Pacific is a 1958 American romantic musical film adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific, which broke (and still holds) the record for the only musical production to win Tony Awards in all four acting categories. A classic in its form, don’t miss this chance to see South Pacific in the theater!


Mon 2/8/16 2:00PM The Granada Theatre South Pacific
Mon 2/8/16 7:00PM The Granada Theatre South Pacific


The Producers
2015/2016 Theater League
The Producers
Single Ticket On-Sale: August 17th, 2015 @ 10AM
Based on the Academy Award-winning 1968 film of the same name, The Producers is the story of down-on-his-luck theatrical producer Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, a mousy accountant. The Producers has become a Broadway phenomenon, turning the tradition of a Broadway musical on its head and earning more Tony Awards than any other show in the history of the Great White Way.

Don’t miss your chance to see this hilarious Broadway performance that has taken the world by storm!

Theaters recommend a minimum age of 13 for this production.


Tue 2/16/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre The Producers
Wed 2/17/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre The Producers


Don Quixote
2015/2016 State Street Ballet
Don Quixote
Don Quixote is the love story of Kitri, an innkeeper’s daughter, and Basilio, the town barber. This romantic and witty tale, placed in the colorful streets of Spain, comes to life with a lively cast of characters, along with the bravado and excitement of some of classical ballet’s most technically demanding dances. Don’t miss your chance to see this modern twist on a classic tale!



Sat 2/20/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Don Quixote


L'Elisi D'Amore
2015/2016 Opera SB
L'Elisi D'Amore
Do love potions sold by a doctor of dubious credentials really work? In this delightful comedy of magical concoctions, feigned indifference, mistaken love and a sad tear, two lovers find their passion with Donizetti’s effervescent and charming arias.


Subscription Packages are available click here or call 805-898-3890 for more information.

Fri 3/4/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre L'Elisi D'Amore
Sun 3/6/16 2:30PM The Granada Theatre L'Elisi D'Amore


Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields performs fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s most loved classical music. Founded by Sir Neville Marriner in 1958, his vision and inspiration keep the Academy sound and spirit alive.
Tue 3/8/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Academy of St. Martin in the Fields


Montréal Symphony Orchestra
The Montréal Symphony Orchestra (Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal) was founded in 1934 and stands today as one of North America’s great orchestras. The orchestra has produced nearly 100 recordings, earning 48 national and international awards.

Thu 3/24/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Montréal Symphony Orchestra


Ragtime
2015/2016 Theater League
Ragtime
Single Ticket On-Sale: August 17th, 2015 @ 10AM
At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing… and anything is possible. Ragtime returns in an all-new touring production. Set to a glorious, Tony Award-winning score with a Tony-winning book based on the classic E. L. Doctorow novel, Ragtime features a 28-piece orchestra and a vibrant cast of 40.

For ages 10 and up, Ragtime is a wonderful combination of history lesson and family saga, with opportunities to think about issues of racism, immigration and the role of women in society.


Tue 3/29/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Ragtime
Wed 3/30/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Ragtime


GIANNI SCHICCI & SUOR ANGELICA
2015/2016 Opera SB
GIANNI SCHICCI & SUOR ANGELICA
Gianni Schicchi
Does Gianni Schicchi get away with changing a wealthy Florentine’s will so that his daughter can marry her true love? In this delightful comedy of greed, status, and a masterful schemer, all ends well with some of Puccini’s most memorable arias.

Suor Angelica
Does a nun reunite with her illegitimate son or does she have a vision of the Virgin Mary? In this soul-searching opera miracles happen.


Subscription Packages are available click here or call 805-898-3890 for more information.

Fri 4/22/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre GIANNI SCHICCI & SUOR ANGELICA
Sun 4/24/16 2:30PM The Granada Theatre GIANNI SCHICCI & SUOR ANGELICA


Los Angeles Philharmonic
2015-2016 CAMA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
The incomparable Los Angeles Philharmonic returns for its much anticipated yearly visit to Santa Barbara, this time under the baton of young Czech maestro Jakub Hruša who is Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Prague Philharmonia, Principal Guest Conductor of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and a regular guest conductor of the world’s leading orchestras.

Sun 5/1/16 4:00PM The Granada Theatre Los Angeles Philharmonic