Trey McIntyre Project, Berkeley

Dancers of the Trey McIntyre Project in "The Sweeter End"Photo by Eliot Kamenitz, Times-Picayune Trey McIntyre Project “In Dreams” (2007), “Gravity Heroes” (2011) and “The Sweeter End” (2011)Zellerbach Hall, BerkeleyNov. 18, 2011 “Look over yonder, What do you see?  ...

Xerxes, SF Opera

'Xerxes' Opera in three acts by George Frideric HandelOriginal production by Nicholas HytnerRevival directed by Michael WallingConducted by Patrick SummersSan Francisco Opera (company premiere), War Memorial Opera HouseOct. 30-Nov. 19, 2011 Though the Bay Area’s ovation-prone operagoers once  ...

Venus in Fur, NY

Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy in the Broadway production of "Venus in Fur"Photo by Joan Marcus 'Venus in Fur' By David IvesDirected by Walter BobbieManhattan Theatre Club at Samuel J. Friedman TheatreOpening Night: Nov. 8, 2011 When David Ives’s  ...

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  ...