A chronicle of growing up ‘different’ in the deep South during the depths of the Great Depression and an ode to the simple joys of love shared. A holiday treat the entire family can enjoy together, the play is a terrific alternative to more traditional seasonal fare.
Drawing from Saori Tsukada’s background in Japanese storytelling and Nikki Appino’s experience with American film, “Club Diamond” unfolds through the use of silent film, illustration, and live animation. The production is paired to Tim Fain’s delicate violin composition.
“Juarez” is driven by a concept it calls “whole theater,” a concept described by Theater Mitu as “rigorously visual, aural, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual all in the same moment.” In an age of distortions and lies, hear real people speak the truth. December 3 at Mass MoCA.
At this performance, there will be relaxed “house rules;” people may need to get up, move around, and leave the theatre during the performance. There is no expectation that the audience will be completely quiet during the show.
Be aware that this is not your traditional maudlin Christmas Carol tale by Dickens – the Loons take full advantage of every opportunity to make mayhem with Dickens’ ghosts and misers (and especially a certain mewling tyke with a crutch.)
An affordable holiday treat now in its 3rd year, “Christmastime in the City” calls up the holiday spirit and PS…it sells out before opening each year! Performance dates are Friday & Saturday, Dec 9th & 10th at 8pm and Sunday, Dec 11th at 2pm.
BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons—expanding his commitment to Tanglewood—leads ten programs over four weeks, opening with Mahler’s 2nd on July 7 and closing the summer with Beethoven’s 9th, August 27—plus a full-length concert performance of Wagner’s Das Rheingold on July 15. Our preview and weekly highlights.