A sweet play that captures an era that feels so far away, so long gone, Horton Foote’s American masterpiece The Trip to Bountiful is a theatrical treat. Set in the 40s, the gentle story focusses on an elderly woman Mrs. Carrie Watts (Cicely Tyson) who lives in a cramped, two-room tenement apartment in Houston with
“For me, the audience is a huge part of a concert.” — Angélique Kidjo.
Grammy-winning African songstress Angélique Kidjo and acclaimed Brooklyn-based world beat octet Red Baraat will perform together at California State University Northridge’s Valley Performing Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 3 at 8:00 p.m.
Although it’s tempting to call this a one-of-kind musical
The J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, and Performa have commissioned a new piece by avant-garde choreographer Yvonne Rainer (American, born. 1934). On October 3 and 4, 2014, the Getty will present the performances of the in-progress work The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there’s nothing left to move?
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The Eclectic Company Theatre presents An Eclectic Open Mic Night, produced by Meghan McConnell.
Get up and do your thing at Mix Tape, whatever your performing specialty is. Each act will have the floor for seven minutes. Anything goes!
To reserve tickets or sign up for a performing slot, e-mail here.
A terrible play, and depressing as well, playwright Jordan Harrison’s Marjorie Prime is set in a not-too-distant future and imagines a world where sophisticated robots have been fashioned as human companions.
Harrison’s one-act drama doesn’t really have a plot — it’s more of a character study. We see a series of scenes within which certain