There was no shortage of things to see at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls (WOW) Festival 2019 held at Liberty Station, last Thursday through Sunday (October 17-20). The array of site-specific and immersive theatrical experiences offered plenty of entertainment for theatre fans.
Playwright Lynn Nottage is best known for her two Pulitzer-Prize winning dramas Ruined and Sweat. She has, however, written some other plays that are just as excellent and equally strong.
Herbert Siguenza’s current Rep world premiere starts with Moliere, stirs in Shakespeare and a taste of Oscar Wilde, and produces a farcial take on, of all things, the Sinaloan narco culture…
Cameron Crowe famously hung out at the loading dock of the Sports Arena until he broke into the world of rock ‘n’ roll. Now the details, onstage at the Old Globe.
A nimble and diverse cast and director Scott Thompson give scenes contemporary relevance, as prisoners may be seen as migrants and refugees.
While there are no metallic solar blankets, huddled prisoners wait for their captors to lower a flight of steps into a darkened pit and drag out unlucky souls. Watching the steps being lowered is chilling…