Every so often a show comes along where you stand-up and take notice. Circle Game: Reimaging the Music of Joni Mitchell (until May 20) is one of those shows. What our reviewer called “as near perfect as a show can be”, it assembles one of the finest groups of young theatre/music professionals you’ll see on a single stage. It is also one of the best shows you will see on stage this year.
VSO at the Movies: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
One of the most beloved movies of all time, Steven Spielberg’s timeless classic, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (May 10 & 11) will be shown on the big screen as the orchestra plays the heartwarming, Academy Award-winning John Williams score live on the Orpheum stage.
Ballet BC concludes its 31st season with Program 3 (May 11-13), a triple bill of from two prominent Israeli choreographers and Ballet BC’s Artistic Director Emily Molnar. Program 3 features world premieres by choreographers Emanuel Gat, Emily Molnar and the Ballet BC premiere of Minus 16 by Ohad Naharin.