Friday, December 31, 2010

2010: The Year in Review -- Shows I Saw

No wonder I have no time to see movies anymore!  Here is a list of the theater I saw in 2010, along with a few music events, poetry events and talks.  I don't think I missed any, but...

Los Angeles, CA (and thereabouts)
·      Carousel at Reprise
·      Readings of plays from Lee Wochner's "Words That Speak" Playwriting Workshop at [Inside] the Ford
·      Exiles at the Hayworth
·      Sidhe at the Road, directed by Darin Anthony
·      Reading of Stephanie Walker's new play American Home at the Blank
·      bobrauschenbergamerica at [Inside] the Ford, produced by TheSpyAnts
·      Reading by poet Mary Oliver at Royce Hall.
·      A Wrinkle in Time at South Coast Repertory Theater
·      Stage Door at Open Fist
·      Reading of Rick Setlowe's new play at the Blank
·      Reading of Apogee +26 at Palisades Theater
·      Reading of my play Magellanica (Part I) in the Dramatists Guild's "Friday Night Footlights"
·      Men of Tortuga at Furious
·      Reading of Jami Brandli's play "Technicolor Life" at the Blank
·      Lacsivious Something at [Inside] the Ford, produced by Circle X
·      The Wake at the Kirk Douglas
·      Loyalties at Pacific Resident Theater
·      Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights Party
·      Workshop production of Stranger Things at Bootleg, produced by Ghost Road
·      Getting Frankie Married... and Afterwards at Open Fist
·      Reading of my play Magellanica (Part I) at [Inside] the Ford, in Words That Speak workshop readings
·      The Twentieth Century Way at The Theater @ Boston Court
·      Workshop mates' readings at [Inside] the Ford, produced by Words That Speak
·      London's Scars at the Odyssey
·      South Pacific at the Ahmanson

Portland, OR and Ashland, OR
·      Reading of Gnit at the JAW Festival at Portland Center Stage
·      Hamlet at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
·      Readings of Ashland New Plays Festival winning plays: The Exceptionals, by Bob Clyman; Technicolor Life, by Jami Brandli; The Insidious Impact of Anton, by David Hilder; and The Gold Star in the Window by Harlene Goodrich
·      American Nights at Oregon Shakespeare Festival

New York and New Jersey
·      Oh, Deer at Princeton University
·      Band of Changes (music!) at BT Bistro
·      Aurelia's Oratorio at the McCarter
·      The Living Newspaper presents: Google Rising at Le Poisson Rouge
·      Lost Boy at Premiere Stages
·      Reading of The Mneumonist at Naked Angels, directed by Laura Savia
·      "The Wicked Women of Off-Broadway" talk -- Annie Baker, Lisa Kron, Theresa Rebeck and Sarah Ruhl
·      Paul Muldoon and Michael Wood (poet/critic) discussion at Labrinth Books
·      Love and Communication at Passage Theater in Trenton
·      Wings at Second Stage
·      That Hopey Changey Thing at the Public
·      An Iliad at the McCarter
·      EST event for playwrights
·      Anne Carson and S. Bynum (poet/fiction writer) at Princeton University
·      Edward Albee talk at NYPSI
·      La Bete on Broadway
·      Reading of Oedipus El Rey at the Lark
·      Princeton Symphony Orchestra (music)
·      Princeton University Triangle Show
·      Play Dead at the Players Theater
·      Middletown at the Vineyard
·      The Great Game at the Public
·      Reading of David Hilder's new play
·      Princeton University Orchestra's Shostakovich concert (music)
·      La Cage au Faux at the LongAcre
·      Next to Normal at the Booth Theater

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