Opera: UCLA Opera’s “The Two Figaros” at Freud Playhouse

By Jane Rosenberg Los Angeles is in the midst of a citywide celebration of all things Figaro. Courtesy of the LA Opera we have The Ghosts of Versailles, soon to be followed by The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro. Even LA Theaterworks jumped into the mix with a semi-staged production of The… Read More Opera: UCLA Opera’s “The Two Figaros” at Freud Playhouse

Live Opera: LA Opera Off Grand Presents “Figaro! (90210)” at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre

By Jane Rosenberg Hollywood.  In a love letter to multicultural America and specifically Los Angeles, librettist Vid Guerrerio creates an hilarious, timely, and heartfelt rendition of Lorenzo Da Ponte’s take on Beaumarchais’ The Marriage of Figaro. One need go no farther than Barnsdall Park in Hollywood to find a delicious musical confection worthy of the… Read More Live Opera: LA Opera Off Grand Presents “Figaro! (90210)” at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre