We haven’t seen the likes of Leonard Bernstein’s modern impact on music before him or since — Lenny could do it all, and he had no qualms about heralding music’s place in the human experience. ‘Maestro,’ currently on tap at San Diego Repertory Theatre, is local favorite Hershey Felder’s nod to the big man — even amid its topheavy qualities, it’s certainly a piece for the mind and heart.
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A cross-cultural marriage brings many angles with it, especially when the child is believed to be the reincarnation of a Buddhist master. Sarah Ruhl’s ‘The Oldest Boy,’ currently at San Diego Repertory Theatre, implies that the repercussions are staggering, but that’s as far as it goes.
The first question that demands to be asked about the San Diego REPertory Theatre world premiere of Everybody’s Talkin’: The Music of Harry Nilsson is, “Does the world need a Nilsson revue?” The second question is, “Is Alice Ripley’s voice ok?” The answer to both questions is “Yes, sort of…”