An epic journey told in song. Laments about lost loves. A protracted death scene. Just another production at the Houston Grand Opera. But there’s nothing typical about “Cruzar la Cara de la Luna,” or “To Cross the Face of the Moon.”
Have you ever thought of marching, fighting soldiers as ballet dancers? In a play called “Black Watch,” now intriguing audiences in San Francisco, a troupe of Scottish actors, all male, spends nearly two hours strutting across the stage, choreographed as if they were dancers.
Where can you take in the first Mariachi opera in addition to the "classics"? Jeffrey Brown reports on the Houston Grand Opera’s unique mission: to engage audiences from the city’s diverse, multicultural community by staging productions originating from the experiences of its neighbors. Continue reading