The nuclear age comes wrapped in a sea of pacts, treaties, eleventh-hour phone calls, banner headlines, gleaming host cities, worn-through bargaining tables, heartfelt promises and outright lies. Lee Blessing’s ‘A Walk in the Woods’ tries to explain some of it — but the current North Coast Repertory Theatre entry doesn’t know which part it wants to play.
To headline Saturday’s opening concert of Mainly Mozart’s 2019 Festival Orchestra series, Music Director Michael Francis sagely featured pianist Jeremy Denk in a thrilling account of Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C Major, K. 467.
The tensions of generation gap rage toward helpless failure in JC Lee’s new drama of coping with contemporary contempt.
The excellent cast of Diversionary Theatre’s new production of “Significant Other” by Joshua Harmon and the sophisticated direction of Anthony Methvin are the more winning aspects of this superficial play.
Director AJ Knox sticks to the plot, but switches the gender of several characters with success, and the music has a bouncy 60’s vibe. Philip David Black’s evil Orin Scrivello DDS and multiple character changes have the audience screaming. If you have not seen either of the B movies, you’re in for a shock to your funny bone…
Chicago’s outstanding Kontras Quartet has returned to San Diego in “High Strung” at the Lyceum Theatre, a stimulating collaboration between Art of Élan and Malashock Dance. In April, 2018, Art of Élan brought noted jazz virtuoso Branford Marsalis and the Kontras Quartet for an exciting concert at the Music Box in Little Italy, so I […]