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“Let’s do the time warp again…” ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ returns to OB Playhouse

By Kris Eitland | January 17, 2020 |

“I’ve reinvented this ‘Rocky Horror’ play’ “he says with a grin. “…there’s more dancing than in the film. The movie is more glam rock and ours is more S and M, with leather harnesses and bras. We have a flogger, some riding crops and…”

More than One! Thrilling Combination of Dance, Song and Heartache in ‘A Chorus Line’ at Welk

By Kris Eitland | January 16, 2020 |

‘A Chorus Line’ was gleaned from taped workshop sessions with dancers in the 70s and explores their joys and sacrifices. It made cultural leaps that are still relevant…

Ax and de Waart Provide Splendid Opening of the San Diego Symphony’s January Beethoven Festival

By Ken Herman | January 12, 2020 |

Principal Guest Conductor Edo de Waart led the San Diego Symphony in an inspiring, tautly disciplined all-Beethoven concert this weekend, Jan. 10-12. And as soloist in Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto, Emanuel Ax proved to be maestro de Waart’s ideal partner in crime.

Art of Élan pairs Caroline Shaw with Lee Krasner in Abstract Expressionist Gallery at the San Diego Museum of Art

By Ken Herman | January 11, 2020 |

Friday at the San Diego Museum of Art, the musical ensemble Art of Élan offered a short program of music by contemporary American women composers in the museum’s downstairs gallery devoted to art by women Abstract Expressionists.

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