South Pasadena Excessive College’s drama division will provide a free, absolutely produced film model of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”, streaming on-line on Could 22. The extraordinary manufacturing of one in every of Shakespeare’s hottest works is filled with the scintillating mixture of ghosts, witches, sword fights, and suspense anticipated from the well-known story of the damaging results of boundless ambition. However because of pandemic-era restrictions, the SPHS drama division innovated a brand new strategy to the play: Actors rehearsed for a number of months on Zoom after which labored in out of doors, COVID-safe rehearsals till every actor was able to be filmed individually in entrance of a inexperienced display screen. Performances then had been edited collectively to create a enjoyable mixture of a recorded reside manufacturing and a film. Macbeth will stream on Could 22 at 3 and seven p.m. at southpasdrama.com.
Middle Theatre Group remembers George Floyd with an exploration of his legacy and affect on America via a novel efficiency and dialogue of his homicide’s affect on the American Theatre and the bigger society. “George Floyd: The Father of the Reimagined America,” relies on a poem written by John Lee Gaston White, tailored for the display screen by John Lee Gaston White and Lakisha Could; and directed and produced by Lakisha Could. Three feminine dancers, 4 voiceover actors and a shifting soundscape propel “George Floyd: The Father of the Reimagined America,” a mixing of poetry and motion that celebrates George Floyd. His dying, together with that of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and others, had been the catalyst for what many are calling a modern-day civil rights motion.
The piece will premiere on Middle Theatre Group’s Digital Stage at CTGLA.org/GeorgeFloyd Tuesday, Could 25 at 10 am and can accessible till June 25, 2021. The efficiency is paired with a dialogue, “Journey In the direction of a New American Theatre: George Floyd’s Lasting Influence,” which can stream reside at YouTube.com/CTGLA on Tuesday, Could 25 at 4 pm and is accessible on demand indefinitely. Each movies can be found free to the general public.
Parson’s Nostril Theatre continues to thrill with their Radio Theatre podcasts. This week they premiere two new episodes, “Field and Cox” by John Maddison Morton and “Completely satisfied Household” by Hans Christian Anderson. Earlier than “Fawlty Towers” was “Field and Cox”, an immensely standard one act play, written in 1848 by British playwright John Maddison Morton, deemed “the perfect farce of the nineteenth Century” by the New York Occasions. A souffle of foolish comedy carried out by PNT Firm Members Barry Gordon, Mary Chalon and Lance Davis, with sound engineering by David Bennett.
Parson’s Nostril Radio Theater loves Hans Christian Andersen. Tonight, Denmark’s biggest storyteller offers us the story of Mama and Papa snail, who reside beneath the dock leaves by the pond, and whose biggest dream is to be fried and served with butter within the Manor Home. Tailored by Lance Davis for Metropolis of Pasadena Cultural Affairs “Spring ArtNight 2021”. Carried out by PNT firm members Mary Chalon and Lance Davis, with Sound by David Bennett.
Free to the general public, 24/7. Accessible on Apple, Spotify “wherever you get your podcasts” and in addition at www.parsonsnose.org. “Alexa! Play Parson’s Nostril Radio Theater!”
MetOpera.org kicks off their Uncommon Gems week with Massenet’s “THAIS”, Monday Could 24. When probably the most voluptuous, sought-after courtesan on the planet meets an ascetic monk whose life is dedicated to God, you already know erotic sparks are going to fly. And when the conflict takes place in an excellent, however not often carried out, opera by Massenet, it’s a delight to the ear simply as a lot as to the attention. Renee Fleming is each inch the glamorous Thais, swathed in elegant robes designed by Chirstian Lacroix. Thomas Hampson is the tortured man of God. This manufacturing by John Cox, which premiered in December 2008, brilliantly units the stage for a confrontation as previous as civilization itself.
In the end, some very thrilling information! The Wallis is able to invite us again to their lovely campuse beginning June 23. Summer time @ The Wallis kicks off with “Tevye in New York!”, a World Premiere manufacturing carried out in The Wallis’ new out of doors house on the Promenade Terrace, which homes lighting and sound, and accommodates 100 socially-distanced viewers members every night time.
Ever surprise what occurred to Tevye, spouse Golde and his daughters after the curtain got here down in Fiddler on the Roof? Tevye in New York! lastly solutions these decades-old questions. Journey again in time and comply with Tevye as he fights for his piece of the American dream in 1914—from his journey along with his daughters throughout the Atlantic Ocean, via Ellis Island and into the crowded streets of Manhattan’s Decrease East Facet. This manufacturing is written and carried out by Tom Dugan. Tickets atTheWallis.org