Presented at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York City.
Based on a little-known incident in LA history, this theatrical thrill ride explores the collision of reality and fantasy as two actors juggle various roles to entrap homosexuals for “social vagrancy” in the public restrooms of 1914 Long Beach. But are they actually entrapping each other? Who they are and what they need is a mystery that deepens with every twist and turn.
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.
Los Angeles composer-led Synchromy partners with Brightwork for a program inspired by poetry and literature, including William Kraft's settings from Pierrot Lunaire.
Blending 20th Century acoustic, classical chamber music with elements of improvisation and jazz, this unusual quartet creates a unique palate of sound rarely heard.
The Grammy nominated pianist presents an evening of high flying, death defying, pianistic acrobatics featuring the music of Isaac Schankler, Shaun Naido, and Tom Flaherty.
The LA Philharmonic's keyboardist teams up with her pianist husband for a scintillating duet program demonstrating their superb artistry as one of the great piano duos of our time.
Celebrated as one of the best drummers in the world, Joe and his world famous trio present a program in tribute to the late, great Bill Evans.
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.