After the San Diego Symphony rose to such great heights performing exciting, compelling new works in the recently completed “It’s About Time” festival, Pinchas Zukerman’s uninspired evening of standard repertory proved a crashing letdown . . .
The main issues that roil the plot of Hansol Jung’s searing 2016 play “Cardboard Piano” include forgiveness and redemption, life and death, race and colonialism, love and hate, faith and doubt, with a heavy dash of homophobia. And—let’s be clear about this—these are just the main themes of the play at Diversionary . . .
Few comedies is the history of the theatre deliver more solid satisfaction more consistently than Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest.’ The present production at the Old Globe Theatre, not its first, demonstrates this yet again.
Qui Nguyen’s play, Vietgone, now playing at San Diego Repertory Theatre, is designed to take audiences by surprise – and it does.
Art of Élan’s January 30 concert at Balboa Park’s San Diego Art Institute offered an entire program of new compositions: fresh, engaging, and thought-provoking works, including Lei Liang’s impressive “Petal by Petal, Leaf by Leaf” a trio for flute, viola, and harp.