April 21, 2015

LA Opera presents “Hercules vs. Vampires” – Los Angeles opera report


For four nights only, starting this Thursday, April 23, LA Opera is presenting their most offbeat presentation ever. Hercules vs. Vampires combines opera and midcentury
April 17, 2015

TICKET GIVEAWAY – Anna Deavere Smith’s “Never Givin’ Up” – open to Subscribers and NEW subscribers!


Dear Subscribers and NEW subscribers!
You can WIN a pair of tickets to Anna Deavere Smith’s astoundingly powerful show of monologues, NEVER GIVIN’ UP —
April 15, 2015

La Opera’s ‘Figaro Unbound’ season draws to a close: Another “Barber Of Seville” – Los Angeles opera review


LA Opera’s season-long Figaro Unbound tribute to the characters created by French playwright Pierre Beaumarchais is drawing to a close, but its latest event is
March 27, 2015

The other “Barber of Seville” offering – Los Angeles opera report

In my recent review of LA Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro, I lamented that the company had missed an opportunity by not doing Giovanni Paisiello’s adaptation