Calendar: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Arts

Chasing the Song

– La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Kicking off the Playhouse’s 2014/15 season, with Chasing the Song.
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Films From Spain: Even The Rain

This smart fable stars Gael García Bernal as a heartthrob film director whose film crew starts to perpetuate the exploitation they hope to denounce. As he and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. Icíar Bollaín’s makes pertinent, if heavyhanded, comparisons between European imperialism five centuries ago and modern globalization.

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