Josh Bedlion is simply the best hire imaginable for any musical project. I have often told Josh that if he wants to continue on as an international assassin he will have to get a new cover, because the current one, a combination of top-of-the-game studio singer and performer with a beautiful, beautiful voice and eye-of-the-needle technique, coupled with the most unassailable professionalism and truly thoughtful, very sensitive execution, topped off with the best bedside manner in the business (or really any business -- he may be the easiest person to spend time with that I have ever met) -- the whole concoction is improbable at best and simply not credible to anyone who is actually working in this industry. Get a limp! Or a gambling problem! because nobody is buying this purple unicorn you've concocted. But buy they do, and I know because I'm one of the buyers myself. I have always used Josh for my OK CHORALE, the poor guy, but really whenever I need a tenor of any sort, I call Josh first. I call him because when he shows up, my to-do list shrinks rapidly down to what exactly do I want? Because within minutes Josh will give it to me -- that is if I can explain it, and if I can't explain it he will intuit it and give it to me like it was my idea after laying out every option available. Josh is a singer who always clarifies my thoughts, then executes them perfectly. And I certainly don't appreciate the unerring warmth and generosity that is the prow of his professional ship. I live in panic that I might misplace his phone number. If you don't hire Josh Bedlion, great, it makes him more available for my thing. May the best man win.”

— John Michael Higgins - Actor / voice actor

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Jun2

Willy Wonka Jr. ( Music Director)

The Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory – or suffer the consequences.

Jun1

Willy Wonka Jr. ( Music Director)

The Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory – or suffer the consequences.

Dec2

Josh Bedlion

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S Commonwealth Ave, Los Angles, CA

LOVE IS BORN is a choral concert produced and presented by the L.A. Choral Lab. This concert will take you on a choral journey back in time, to the Star in the East, to Bethlehem, and to the nativity of Christ, as the story is written, told, and celebrated. This concert explores the theme of Christmas by asking what it means to "Awaken the Christ-Child" (William Malpede, 2017). Selections such as "Huron Carol" (arr. Sarah Quartel, 2013) and "Star in the East" (Southern Harmony, traditional shape-note) will open the concert and fill the resonant spaces of First Congregational Church of Los Angeles with harmony and melody.

A "Romanian Cradle Song" (arr. Katie Melua & Bob Chilcott, 2017), a twirling "A La Nanita Nana" (arr. Belford Hernandez, 2009), and a new setting of "What Child Is This" by local composer Amy Gordon (2016) form the heart of this choral nativity. Two Renaissance motets — "O Magnum Mysterium" (Tomas Luis de Victoria, 1572) and "Nino Dios" (Francisco Guerrero, 1589) — bookend the concert. It is the L.A. Choral Lab’s wish that by the end of this concert, you will feel that Christmastime is Here.

THE L.A. CHORAL LAB Michael Alfera, Conductor/Artistic Director

Jun10

Westside Children's Theatre presents Dear Edwina Jr.

The Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Dear Edwina JR. is a heartwarming musical about the joys of growing up, from the creators of Junie B. Jones, The Musical. Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends through clever, catchy and poignant songs. Written in a “show-within-a-show” format, Dear Edwina JR. is the perfect musical for a new generation!

Jun9

Westside Children's Theatre presents Dear Edwina Jr.

The Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Dear Edwina JR. is a heartwarming musical about the joys of growing up, from the creators of Junie B. Jones, The Musical. Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends through clever, catchy and poignant songs. Written in a “show-within-a-show” format, Dear Edwina JR. is the perfect musical for a new generation!

Dec2

Metropolitan Master Chorale

Christmas Concert