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  ...

Undertow (Contracorriente)

UndertowDirected by Javier Fuentes-LeónStarring Cristian Mercado, Tatiana Astengo, and Manolo Cardona100 minutes, color2009 (Colombia)In Spanish(screened June 2010 in the 34th annual SF International LGBT Film Festival)www.contracorrientelapelicula.com Manolo Cardona (left) and Cristian Mercado in "Undertow"Who hasn't been between a rock  ...

King Lear, San Diego

King Lear By William ShakespeareDirected by Adrian NobleLowell Davies Festival TheatreThe Old Globe, San DiegoJune 12 – September 23, 2010http://theoldglobe.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=7997Left to right: Aubrey Saverino as Regan, Catherine Gowl as Cordeliaand Emily Swallow as Goneril in "King Lear" at The  ...

The Madness of George III, San Diego

The Madness of George IIIBy Alan BennettDirected by Adrian NobleOld Globe Theatre, San DiegoJune 19 – September 24http://theoldglobe.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=7936Robert Foxworth (left) as Dr. Francis Willis, Miles Anderson (on the floor)as King George III  with Jordan McArthur, Ben Diskant, Andrew Hutcheson  ...

Die Walküre, LA Opera

Die WalküreVitalij Kowaljow as Wotan (left)and Linda Watson as Brünnhildein LA Opera's "Die Walküre"Photo by Monika RittershausBy Richard WagnerConducted by James ConlonDesign and direction by Achim FreyerLA OperaDorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles"The Ring" through June 26, 2010http://www.laoperaring.com/(see video clip  ...

Faust, SF Opera

Faust (San Francisco Opera, 2010)Stefano Secco and Patricia Racette in San Francisco Opera's "Faust"Photo by Cory WeaverOpera in five acts (performed in three for this production)By Charles François GounodLibretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré (from Goethe)Directed by Jose  ...

The Whipping Man, San Diego

The Whipping ManBy Matthew LopezDirected by Giovanna SardelliWith Mark J. Sullivan, Charlie Robinson, and Avery GlymphOld Globe Theater, San DiegoMay 8 – June 13www.theoldglobe.org/tickets/production.aspx?PID=7522Simon (Charlie Robinson), Caleb (Mark J. Sullivan), and John (Avery Glymph) hold an improvised Seder in  ...