This post-Colonial fantasy loosely based on Shiva, the Hindu destroyer god, explores a vividly rendered relationship between a girl becoming a young American woman and the South Asian poet father who inspires and eventually disappoints her. By turns poetic, metaphysical, and richly human, the play paints a compelling portrait of how challenging it is to be an immigrant in a new country where all the rules are different.
Presented at The Getty Villa in Pacific Pallisades, CA
Luis Alfaro, author of the explosive Oedipus el Rey, continues his brilliant reexamination of the Greek classics through a modern lens: Mojada is a breathtaking reimagining of Euripides’ Medea transported to East Los Angeles. Medea, a Mexican seamstress with extraordinary skill, is running from a past filled with betrayals. With husband Jason and their son in tow, old and new worlds collide in the City of the Angels. Tickets available beginning July 1 at Getty.edu.
A fable of revenge and redemption, the people of a Latin American village are reeling from the impact of a devastating civil war when a mysterious plague begins to ravage their children. An embittered doctor discovers that he could be their savior, but he must wrestle with his own soul to discover whether he wants to offer compassion or retribution.
A Hollywood inspired staging of the classic one-woman opera, based on the play by Jean Cocteau, finds a despairing movie star clinging to a relationship in freefall.
Italian and Italian-American composers join in a multi-cultural, multi-genre concert of music, poetry, and visual art. Featuring Paolo Cavallone, Luciano Chessa, Joe La Piccolo, Jason Barabba, and Anne Guzzo.
Phenomenally fearless Vicki Ray presents another unique evening with her marvelous freeform artistry, which redefines the piano recital for the 21st Century.
Oboist Paul Sherman is as comfortable playing period correct standards as he is playing today's most challenging modern music. This eclectic program mixes the new with the ancient.
A piano fantasia of concert music that evokes chills, thrills, and goose bumps. Susan Svrcek has a keyboard full of surprises evoking the best and scariest music for Halloween.
Bassist Tom Peters reimagines the terrors of this classic silent horror film with his new score composed and performed live especially for the screening here at Boston Court.