How to Heal When Everyone is Wounded?

Choreographer Erika Chong Shuch has traded the fog of her San Francisco home base for the sunshine of Malibu, but she’s not on vacation. Here with director/playwright Aaron Posner, she’s augmenting his words with movement for the performers in the Getty’s month-long, outdoor amphitheater presentation, Posner’s reconsideration of Sophocles’ Philoctetes. This lesser known Sophocles play …

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A Gospel for the Ages

Given the timing, content and string of traumatizing recent events that have spooked and scarred the nation — especially its African American communities — it is impossible to see the Ebony Theatre’s current production of The Gospel at Colonus and not connect the dots between myth and reality. And considering America’s anguished response to those …

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