There’s a universe of forces for good in daily life, and playwright Steven Dietz says most of them go over our heads. North Coast Repertory Theatre’s excellent mount of his ‘This Random World,’ and his own deft and user-friendly hand, combine to show us he’s right.
Sunday (February 25), the Hausmann Quartet embarked on another year of its “Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime,” playing string quartets by Haydn, Ruth Crawford Seeger and Tina Tallon on the museum’s ferryboat Berkeley
Sacra/Profana’s Founding Artistic Director Krishan Oberoi conducted Ernst Krenek’s atonal “Lamentatio Jeremiae Prophetae” and Associate Artistic Director Juan Carlos Acosta led Benjamin Britten’s late and decidedly astringent “Sacred and Profane: Eight Medieval Lyrics” Friday at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park.
San Diego Opera’s sumptuous, musically resplendent production of Puccini’s “Turnadot” opened Saturday, February 24, in the Civic Theatre.
Lamb’s Players Theatre had a big hit last year by featuring Francis Gercke and Robert Smyth in a production of Mark St. Germain’s play, Freud’s Last Session. So, big that they’re staging an earlier St. Germain work, Camping with Henry & Tom with the same two actors, plus local favorite Manny Fernandes…
San Diego Opera’s General Director David Bennett just announced Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro,” Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” and Bizet’s “Carmen” as the 2018-2019 traditional main stage productions at Civic Theatre. Additional productions next season include Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers” and Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel.”