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Previous events


Perla Batalla in The House of Cohen

Church of the Messiah, 614 N. Bush St., Santa Ana

Tickets: Students $10 General $18

First show SOLD OUT Second show added at 10PM

Blue House/Hearts on the Outside

Matilija Auditorium, 703 El Paseo Rd, Ojai, CA

General Tickets: $30 All Access Pass: $270

How does a great artist say goodbye? In a house world-famous for its life, Frida Kahlo must make peace with her impending death, taking stock of her tumultuous marriage, her politics and her unrivaled sense of self in art, and gaining a glimpse of what remains.

As part of the 2016 Ojai Playwrights Conference, Blue House (Music by Perla Batalla and David Batteau, Book by Oliver Mayer) will be performed live. Don't miss this one.

One Pulse - A Musical Benefit for Orlando

Cupcake Theater, 11020 W Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

Ticket Price: $25.00 Door Time: 6:30 PM

A night of musical entertainment and memories as we come together to honor and celebrate the victims and staff that were severely affected by the massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Featured performers will include Grammy-nominated Perla Batalla, Tony-nominated Sharon McNight, "Recovery Road" star Linsday Pearce, Broadway actress Julie Garnye, members of the Cupcake Studios company, and many more!


Perla Batalla in Concert

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA

Tickets: $39.00, $34.00, $29.00

Past Presenters (partial list)

Napa Valley Opera House 

Cerritos Center for the Arts 

Cafe Central, Madrid, spain

Jamboree, Barcelona

Hostalets de Balanyà, Barcelona, Spain

Arena Theater, Pt. Arena CA 

Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain

Festival Barnasants, Barcelona, Spain

The Dance Palace, Pt Reyes CA 

The Center for the Arts, Grass Valley CA 

Rio Grande Theater, Las Cruces 

The Armstrong Theater, Torrance CA 

Caixaforum, Madrid, Spain (With Javier Colis) 

Theatre Raymond Kabazz/Lycee Francais, L.A., CA

Aspen Writer’s Conference, Aspen, CO

Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM

College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph MN 

San Diego Book Festival, San Diego, CA

Grand Performances at Cal Plaza (with Buika) 

The Grammy Museum Theater (A tribute to Cy Coleman with Fiona Apple and Jill Sobule) 

California World Music Festival, Chico 

The Libbey Bowl, Ojai (With Mason Jennings & Jack Johnson) 

Nat’l Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque 

The Border Book Festival, Mesilla, NM 

Largo at the Coronet 

Imagen Awards, Los Angeles, featured artist 

Notre Dame University/Leighton Concert Hall 

California State University, Chico 

Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse Yukon 

Festival Place, Edmonton, Canada 

Vic Juba Theatre, Lloydminster, Canada 

The Empress Theatre, Ft. Mac Cleod, Canada 

Centennial Hall, Tucson AZ 

Sundays at CBS 

Grand Theatre Center for the Arts 

Magpie, SLC 

Caltech Poly, Pasadena CA 

Mondavi Center, Davis CA 

Detroit Institute of the Arts 

Thunder River Theatre, Carbondale CO 

UCLA’s Royce Hall, L.A., CA

The Temple Bar, Santa Monica 

Auditorio Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain (With Jackson Browne, Luz Casal and John Cale) 


Leavitt Pavilion, McArthur Park 

Luz de Gas, Barcelona, Spain 

L.A. County Museum of Art 

The Algonquin Theater, Ontario Canada 

Kenly Amphitheatre, Layton UT 

Scripps College, Claremont CA 

The Sydney Opera House, Sydney Australia 

The Hothouse, Chicago, Illinois 

The Knitting Factory, NYC 

Joe’s Pub, NYC 

Satalla, NYC 

The Brighton Dome, Brighton England 

The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. 

UCLA, Royce Hall, Los Angeles 

Riverside Municipal Auditorium - (With Los Lobos) 

Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield Wisconsin 

The Napa Valley Opera House 

Univ of Hawaii, Manoa 

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY (With Laurie Anderson, Rufus Wainwright and The McGarrigles) 

Philadelphia Museum of Art 

The Getty Center, LA 

World Festival of Sacred Music -The Americas 

Royal Albert Hall, London (with Leonard Cohen) 

Carnegie Hall, NYC (with Leonard Cohen)