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“Celebrating the Masters” and more

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This Week in the Theater includes “Celebrating the Masters,” “James and the Giant Peach, Jr.”, “A Well Sung Life” and more.

Theater companies can submit their theater listings – one per form – to bit.ly/TheaterGuideForm to be included in the weekly theater guide in the Sunday Arts and Culture section.

Here is a guide to performances in the Coachella Valley:

‘In the woods’

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece – and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. (Musical)

Production company: Palm Canyon Theater

Place: Palm Canyon Theater, 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Execution dates and times: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19

Ticket prices: From $15

More information: palmcanyontheatre.net

“Celebrating the Masters”

Enjoy the annual Spring Fling Dance Recital, featuring dancers ages 2-18, performing pieces in a variety of styles: Broadway, tap, classical and modern ballet. (Dance)

Production company: Dance with Miss Lindsay

Place: Annenberg Theater, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs

Execution dates and times: 6 p.m. Saturday, May 21

Ticket prices: From $38

More information: dancewithmisslindsay.com

‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’

Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most offbeat stories, “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” by Roald Dahl. is a brand new version of this “masterpeach” of a tale. With a wickedly tuneful score and a witty, charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic. Chairs are provided and food vendors will be present for concessions. No outside food or drink is allowed.

Production company: Desert Theaters

Place: Rancho Mirage Amphitheater, 71-560 San Jacinto Drive, Rancho Mirage

Execution dates and times: 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; May 21-22

Ticket prices: Free

More information: desert-theatricals.com

“A Life Well Sung”

If you’ve never met this remarkable singer before, you’re in for a treat. Come along as Allan takes us on this journey of fictional truths told through lyrics to Broadway tunes, from show stoppers to lesser-known discoveries. (Concert Cabaret)

Production company: Sunday Cabaret Series

Operating time: 1 hour

Place: Arthur Newman Theater at Joslyn Center, 73-750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert

Execution dates and times: 3 p.m. Sunday May 22

Ticket prices: $15 cash only

Suitable for children under 12? Nope

More information: lesmichaels.com

“The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes”

The crime may be elementary, dear Watson, but a live broadcast of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective is much more complicated in this old-fashioned behind-the-scenes radio show that combines thrilling murder mystery with antics in behind the scenes, radio jingles and live sound effects bring this mystery to life. (Live radio playback)

Production company: Desert Theaters

Place: Desert Theater, 45-175 Fargo Street, Indio

Execution dates and times: 2 p.m. on Sunday; May 22-29

Ticket prices: $30 per person

More information: dtworks.org; (760) 980-1455

‘My Little Living Room’

Jazz violinist Jeremie Levi Samson, right, and guitarist Micha Schellhaas perform during a live music drive-in at Mon Petit Mojave in Yucca Valley, Calif., on Sunday, June 7, 2020.

Head to Mon Petit Salon at the Palm Springs Cultural Center and enjoy an evening of impromptu and eclectic world music. Each week features different artists and genres, from blues and jazz to electro and classical, and you’ll discover musical genius and improvisation as well as variations on songs you know and love. The shows are hosted by Jeremie Levi Samson, a fiddle virtuoso from Paris, and produced by Mon Petit Mojave, an award-winning high desert musical experience. (Jazz Concert)

Production company: Palm Springs Cultural Center

Operating time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Place: Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E. Barristo Road, Palm Springs

Execution dates and times: 5-7:30 p.m. on Mondays; May 9-31

Ticket prices: No cover, two drinks minimum

More information: psculturalcenter.org

‘Jazz on the second floor’

Leanna & The Jazz Collective perform at the Palm Springs Cultural Center every Tuesday from 5-7:30 p.m. on the second floor.

Relive the heyday of the Palm Springs speakeasy experience located in the historic – and hidden – second floor of the Palm Springs Cultural Center. Spend your Tuesday nights with locally acclaimed jazz artist and singer Leanna, with Miguel on congas and percussion – a must-see husband and wife duo, plus special guests. (Jazz Concert)

Production company: Palm Springs Cultural Center

Operating time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Place: Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E. Barristo Road, Palm Springs

Execution dates and times: 5-7.30 p.m. on Tuesdays; May 10-31

Ticket prices: No cover, two drinks minimum

More information: psculturalcenter.org