The Break of Noon, LA

The Break of Noon By Neil LaButeDirected by Jo BonneyWith Kevin Anderson, Catherine Dent, Tracee Chimo, and John Earl JelksGeffen Playhouse, Los AngelesThrough March 6, 2011 Oy. Where to start? There is this play at the Geffen  ...

Grupo Corpo, LA

Grupo Corpo Artistic Director: Paulo PederneirasChoreographer: Rodrigo PederneirasDorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Music CenterJan. 28-30, 2011 www.musiccenter.org Vibrant colors, synchrony beyond belief, dancers who defy gravity and whose bodies seem to lack the same rigidity generally found  ...

Julia, LA

Roses Prichard, Richard Fancy in "Julia"Photo courtesy of Pacific Resident Theatre Julia By Vince MelocchiDirected by Guillermo CienfuegosPacific Resident Theatre, Mainstage, Venice, Calif.Through Feb. 27, 2011 At a certain age it is easy to find oneself thinking about loves  ...

Next to Normal, LA

Left to right: Curt Hansen, Alice Ripley and Asa Somers in "Next to Normal"Photo by Craig Schwartz Next to Normal Music by Tom KittBook and lyrics by Brian YorkeyDirected by Michael GreifStarring Alice Ripley and Asa SomersAhmanson Theatre,  ...

Lohengrin, LA Opera

Lohengrin Music and libretto by Richard WagnerDirected by Lydia SteierConducted by James ConlonStarring Ben Heppner, Dolora Zajick, Soile Isokoski, and James JohnsonLos Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Dec. 12, 2010 www.laopera.com For many patrons, the satisfying thing about  ...

Rigoletto, LA Opera

Rigoletto Music by Giuseppe VerdiLibretto by Francesco Maria PiaveDirected by Mark LamosConducted by James ConlonStarring George Gagnidze, Sarah Coburn, and Gianluca TerranoveLos Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Dec. 18, 2010 http://www.laopera.com From the opening curtain, "Rigoletto" at the  ...

Harps and Angels, LA

Michael McKean and Storm Large in "Harps and Angels"Photo by Craig Schwartz Harps and Angels Music and lyrics by Randy NewmanConceived by Jack ViertelDirected by Jerry ZaksMark Taper Forum, Los AngelesThrough Dec. 22, 2010 www.centertheatregroup.org(See video clip below.) "Breathes  ...

Corella Ballet Castilla y Leon, LA

Natalia Tapia and Angel Corella in "DGV" Corella Ballet Castilla y León Artistic Director: Angel CorellaAhmanson TheatreLos AngelesThrough Nov. 7, 2010 www.musiccenter.org The Corella Ballet may not yet be a household name. It was founded two years ago  ...

Venice, LA

Matt Sax (foreground left) leads the cast of "Venice" in a Broadway-style number.Photo by Craig Schwartz Venice Book by Eric RosenMusic by Matt Sax (additional music by Curtis Moore)Lyrics by Matt Sax and Eric RosenKirk Douglas Theatre (Culver City/Los  ...

Marriage of Figaro, LA Opera

Renata Pokupic (left) and Daniel Okulitch in LAOpera's "Marriage of Figaro"The Marriage of FigaroBy Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLibretto by Lorenzo da PonteConducted by Plácido DomingoDirected by Ian JudgeLAOpera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Oct. 17, 2010www.laopera.com/production/1011/figaro/index.aspx(See video clip below.)"The Marriage of Figaro"  ...