Friday, September 29, 2023

Opera Alert! Dark Sisters at Journey North

Quick! Opera fans, particularly fans of contemporary opera, get your tickets to Journey North Opera Co.'s production of Nico Muhly's Dark Sisters, It's only playing September 28 through October 1 at the Southern Theater, so this is officially an opera emergency. 

Cast of Dark Sisters.
Photo by Steve Campbell at
Loco/FX Photography

We'll make this fast: Dark Sisters premiered in 2011 and provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of women living in a polygamous compound who are reeling from a raid in which the government has taken away their children after accusations of abuse. More details:

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Passage by Pillsbury House + Theatre and Exposed Brick Theatre

We went to one of our of our favorite local theaters this week to see a co-production by Pillsbury House + Theatre and Exposed Brick Theatre: The compelling, thought-provoking Passage by Christopher Chen.

From left to right. Back row: Valencia Proctor, James A. Williams, Marisa B. Tejeda*.
Front row: Clay Man Soo, Aamera Siddiqui, and Oogie_Push

The details from PH+T's website: 

Monday, September 18, 2023

OH HELLO. Pardon our absence.

Have you ever noticed how sometimes doing things is hard? Like going places that involve leaving the house? And yet when you actually go and do something like seeing an awesome theater production with a delightfully engaged audience, you wonder why you stopped?

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