Mark Morris Dance Group, Socrates, Berkeley

Socrates Mark Morris Dance GroupMixed repertory: “Behemoth,” “Looky,” and “Socrates”Choreographed by Mark MorrisZellerbach HallBerkeley, Calif.Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2010 http://markmorrisdancegroup.org/performances/561 Mark Morris Dance Group in a passage from "Socrates"Photo by Gene SchiavoneMark Morris likes to give his dancers a  ...

Marriage of Figaro, SF Opera

The Marriage of FigaroComic opera in four acts by Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLibretto by Lorenzo Da PonteBased on the comedy by BeaumarchaisConducted by Nicola LuisottiDirected by John CopleySept. 21-Oct. 22, 2010http://sfopera.com/o/295.aspIn a season heavy on warhorses, San Francisco  ...

Laurie Anderson, “Delusion” — Brooklyn Academy of Music

DelusionCreated and performed by Laurie AndersonBrooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave FestivalSept. 21 – Oct. 3, 2010www.bam.org/view.aspx?pid=2225Laurie Anderson in "Delusion" Photo by Rahav SegevFor those who know Laurie Anderson primarily as a recording artist, it’s easy to think of  ...

Me, Myself & I, NY

Me, Myself & IBy Edward AlbeeDirected by Emily MannPlaywrights HorizonsNew Yorkthrough Oct. 31, 2010www.playwrightshorizons.org/mainstage.asp(See video clip below.)(Left to right) Elizabeth Ashley, Brian Murray, Zachary Booth, Preston Sadleir and Natalia Payne in "Me, Myself & I" at Playwrights HorizonsPhoto by  ...

Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin, San Diego

Limelight: The Story of Charlie ChaplinMusic and Lyrics by Christopher CurtisBook by Christopher Curtis and Thomas MeehanWorld Premiere directed by Warren Carlyle and Michael UngerMandell Weiss TheatreLa Jolla PlayhouseSan DiegoSept. 7-Oct. 17, 2010 www.lajollaplayhouse.com/the-season/plays/limelight(See video clip below.)Robert McClure and  ...

Aida, SF Opera

Aida By Giuseppe VerdiLibretto by Antonio GhislanzoniConducted by Nicola LuisottiDirected by Jo DaviesCostumes and production design by  ...

The Glass Menagerie, LA

The Glass MenagerieBy Tennessee WilliamsDirected by Gordon EdelsteinWith Patch Darragh, Judith Ivey, Keira Keeley, and Ben McKenzieMark Taper Forum, Los AngelesThrough Oct. 17, 2010http://www.centertheatregroup.orgKeira Keeley as Laura (left) and Judith Ivey as Amanda in "The Glass Menagerie" at the  ...

Gaza-strophe — The Day After

Gaza-strophe – The Day AfterSamir Abdallah and Khéridine Mabrouk, directorsFrance / Palestinecolor100 minutesGaza's Winter shorts by 12 international directorsNajwa Najjar, producerPalestinecolor 50 minutesswww.arabfilmfestival.org www.gaza-strophe.com (screened at the Roxie Cinema, San Francisco, July 29, 2010)Samir Abdallah (left) and Khéridine Mabrouk,  ...

Robin and the 7 Hoods, San Diego

Robin and the 7 HoodsOld Globe Theatre, San DiegoBook by Rupert HolmesLyrics by Sammy CahnMusic by Jimmy Van HeusenDirected and choreographed by Casey NicholawJuly 14 – August 29, 2010www.theoldglobe.org/tickets/production.aspx?PID=7817(see video clip below) Eric Schneider and Kelly Sullivan in "Robin  ...

Taming of the Shrew, San Diego

The Taming of the ShrewBy William ShakespeareDirected by Ron DanielsLowell Davies Festival TheatreOld Globe, San DiegoJune 16 – September 26, 2010http://theoldglobe.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=7960Emily Swallow and Jonno Roberts in the Old Globe production of "The Taming of the Shrew"Photo courtesy of the  ...