Artistic Director Vishwa Subbaraman [photo courtesy of Opera Vista] previews the 2009 Opera Vista Festival, known for its contemporary and often provocative productions, as well as its opera competition (co-presented this year by Nova Arts Project). Soprano Vanessa Beaumont sings an excerpt from Edalat Square by R. Timothy Brady, last year's festival-competition winner.
Director Cheryl Kaplan & actor Steve Garfinkel chat about Main Street Theater's production of Clifford Odets' Awake and Sing!, the story of a boisterous family in the Bronx, struggling with the hardships of the Great Depression.
And we listen to songs from Hedwig and the Angry Inch, as cast members from Unhinged Productions chat about this cult rock-musical.
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