The Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center enters April with a trio of popular shows, including Rita Rudner, John Tesh, and a production of The Little Mermaid.
Friday, April 5 – 8:00pm
General: $40.00 Gold Level
Senior: $38.00 Gold Level
All Seats: $45.00 Platinum Level
Get ready for an evening of uproarious laughter as the witty Rita Rudner takes the stage for a comedic performance sure to have you rolling in the aisles. Focusing on the minutia of everyday life and love, Rudner’s humor delivers her stand-up with a wide-eyed sweetness that belies her legendary spot on observations. Known for her epigrammatic style, Rudner’s soft-spoken humor, quick one-liners and charming delivery continue to earn her mainstream appeal not only due to her clever writing, but also for putting on a “clean” show.
Saturday, April 6 – 8:00pm
General: $50.00 Gold Level
Senior: $48.00 Gold Level
All Seats: $55.00 Platinum Level
Six music Emmys, two Grammy nominations, three gold records, seven Public Television specials and 8 million records sold. After more than three decades as an international entertainer, John Tesh’s recording and live concert career continues to thrive today. Whether at the solo piano, with a 12-piece ‘big band’ or an 80-piece orchestra, Tesh’s ability to create a unique journey for concert fans with music and storytelling has taken him from the Red Rocks Amphitheater and the Coliseum in Rome to Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center.
Inland Pacific Ballet’s “The Little Mermaid”
April 13 – 14
Saturday, April 13 – 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, April 14 – 2:00pm
Preferred Seating (Rows AA-J): $52.00
Audiences of all ages delight in Hans Christian Andersen’s story as it comes to life in Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Little Mermaid. Critics called this enchanting ballet “…visibly stunning, an underwater Lion King” where puppetry and dancing combine to create a magical ocean world.
This spectacular landmark production of one of IPB’s original ballets features magnificent sets including a shipwreck and a sweeping sound collage with music by classical composers Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Benjamin Britten, Antonin Dvorak and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Innovative aerial technology has under-the-sea creatures spinning and swirling on the stage, and a surprise ending awaits you! Meet the cast after the performance for photos and autographs.