Ruben Valenzuela’s early music ensemble Bach Collegium San Diego offered three of J. S. Bach’s major orchestral suites on programs this past weekend under the skilled direction of Nicholas Kraemer . . .
Playwright Christopher Durang has hauled out the big guns in ‘Baby with the Bathwater,’ his ode to lousy parenting and lousy parents. In this very good Diversionary Theatre entry, Helen and John Dingleberry never knew what hit ‘em.
Neil Simon sucks, God bless him, except when he doesn’t. North Coast Repertory Theatre is mounting a very good ‘Chapter Two,’ Simon’s tribute to his second wife Marsha Mason and a nod to the pain of widowerhood — for once, this criminally overrated playwright is on to something.
Siegel and Acuña changed direction on the diagonal and were gliding toward the audience when their dance was cut short. Blinding lights flashed and an alarm sounded. A few in the crowd thought it might be part of the dance. We all ended up out on the sidewalk…