Chinglish, NY

Jennifer Lim and Gary Wilmes in "Chinglish"Photo by Michael McCabe ‘Chinglish’ By David Henry HwangDirected by Leigh SilvermanLongacre Theatre, New YorkOpening night: Oct. 27, 2011 Anyone who’s spent time clicking around the website Engrish.com will be well-prepared to  ...

Arab Film Festival, California

From David Zlutnick's "Occupation Has No Future: Militarism and Resistance in Israel/Palestine" 12 Films From the Arab Film Festival A selection of feature films and documentaries from 2008-2011Arab Film FestivalSan Francisco, San Jose, Berkeley, Los AngelesOct. 13-23, 2011 Who  ...

Simone Aughterlony, Bern, Switzerland

'We Need to Talk' Choreographed and performed by Simone AughterlonyDampfzentrale BernTanz In Bern: International FestivalBern, SwitzerlandOct. 19–Nov. 6, 2011 The spacecraft Voyager and the human being Simone Aughterlony share the same lift-off date, of sorts: Voyager blasted into  ...

Alonzo King LINES Ballet, SF

Victor Mateos Arellano in "Resin," choregraphed by Alonzo KingPhoto by RJ Muna Alonzo King LINES Ballet "Resin" (2011, world premiere)"Who Dressed You Like a Foreigner?" (1998)Novellus Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoOct. 14-24, 2011 Among Alonzo  ...

Don Giovanni, SF Opera

'Don Giovanni' Opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLibretto by Lorenzo da PonteConducted by Nicola LuisottiDirected by Gabriele LaviaStarring Lucas Meachem, Ellie Dehn, Serena Farnocchia, Marco Vinco, Kate Lindsey, Shawn Mathey, Ryan KusterSan Francisco Opera, War Memorial  ...

Somewhere, San Diego

Jon Rua and Priscilla Lopez in "Somewhere"Photo by Henry DiRocco 'Somewhere' By Matthew LopezDirected by Giovanna SardelliThe Old Globe, San Diego (world premiere)Sept. 24 – Oct. 30, 2011 Let’s not beat around the bush: If you are wondering what  ...

Anna Bolena, NY

Anna Netrebko (right, clasping hands with Tamara Mumford) in the title role of the Met's "Anna Bolena"Photo by Brigitte Lacombe/Met Opera ‘Anna Bolena’ Opera in two acts by Gaetano DonizettiConducted by Marco ArmiliatoDirected by David McVicarStarring Anna Netrebko (replaced  ...

The Rocky Horror Show, San Diego

Sydney James Harcourt as Rocky surrounded by the cast of Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show"Photo by Henry DiRocco 'The Rocky Horror Show' Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O’BrienDirected by James VasquezOld Globe Theatre, San DiegoSept.  ...

Milk Like Sugar, San Diego

From left, Angela Lewis, Nikiya Mathis and Cherise Boothe in "Milk Like Sugar" Photo by Craig Schwartz 'Milk Like Sugar' By Kirsten GreenidgeLa Jolla Playhouse, San DiegoAug. 30-Sept. 25, 2011 (world premiere) For her new play "Milk Like  ...

Eugene Onegin, LA Opera

'Eugene Onegin' By Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyConducted by James ConlonDirected by Francesca GilpinWith Oksana Dyka, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Vsevolod Grivnov, Dalibor Jenis, Ronnita Nicole Miller, and James CreswellLos Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Oct. 9, 2011 It is hard not  ...