The Wallis has produced or presented over 100 dance, theatre, opera, classical music and children's programs to an ever expanding audience. The 2014-15 season saw audiences at The Wallis grow to over 44,000 attendees with another 50,000 anticipated for the 2015-16 Season which officially began September 17 with a sold-out and live-streamed conversation with two-time Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington. The season continues October 1 with three sold-out performances of the Twyla Tharp 50th Anniversary Tour with a recently added fourth performance currently on sale.
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, California, the Wallis brings audiences world-class theater, dance and music, performed by many of the world's most talented and sought-after artists. With eclectic programming that mirrors the diverse landscape of Los Angeles, and its notability as the entertainment capital of the world, The Wallis offers original and revered works from across the U.S. and around the globe. The mission of The Wallis is to be a vital cultural hub that uses unique arts events and education programming to entertain, enlighten and inspire children and adults in our community and across the nation.
Nominated for 26 Ovation Awards, four L.A. Drama Critic's Circle Awards and the recipient of five architectural awards since opening in 2013, The Wallis is a breathtaking 70,000-square-foot venue that celebrates the classic and the modern and was designed by Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA of Studio Pali Fekete architects. The building features the restored, original 1933 Beverly Hills Post Office (on the National Register of Historic Places) that serves as the theater's dramatic yet welcoming lobby, and houses the 150-seat Lovelace Studio Theater, GRoW at The Wallis: A Space for Arts Education (a gift of Gregory Annenberg Weingarten and Family and the Annenberg Foundation) and the contemporary 500-seat, state-of-the-art Bram Goldsmith Theater. Together, these structures embrace the city's history and its future, creating a performing arts destination for L.A.-area visitors and residents alike.
Join Musical Forces for an Evening of Brahms, Bartok and FranckOne of the world’s premier violinists Sarah Chang joins forces with the multifaceted pianist Julio Elizalde for a one-night-only performance highlighting their brilliant talents in…Read More »
Beverly Hills, CA - The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) announced today the 2017/18 season, which features 250 performances delivering groundbreaking produced and presented works in dance, music and theater from locally,…Read More »
Beverly Hills, CA - This June, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present The Pride, a stylish, witty and affecting play that alternates between two very distinct time periods and the lives of three characters whose fate is…Read More »
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Deaf West Theatre (DWT), the performing arts organizations behind the Tony Award-nominated and Ovation Award-winning revival ofÂ Spring Awakening,Â reunite to bring multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning…Read More »
Dance, Music and Theater Performances, Workshops and Hands-on Art Classes, Video Installations, Live Music and DJs, Food Trucks and More Animate Entire Beverly Hills CampusHighlights include Matthew Bourne, Michael Ardenâ€™s Pop-Up Sondheim,Deaf…Read More »
Best Sellers include Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures, The Encounter, Andsnes & Hamelin, The Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Diane Schuur and the Zukerman TrioBeverly Hills, CA -- The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announced on…Read More »
Beverly Hills, CA - â€œPresenting the West Coast Premiere of The City of Conversation is both exciting for The Wallis and quite timely,â€ said Paul Crewes, The Wallisâ€™ new Artistic Director. â€œTonyâ€™s play brilliantly expresses both sides of…Read More »
The Wallis, ASCAP and DreamWorks Studios Announce Original Musical Selections for The 2016 ASCAP Foundation Musical Theatre Workshop in Partnership with DreamWorks and The Wallis Free Tickets Now Available for Annual Three-Day Workshop Feb. 16-18…Read More »