Were the arts part of your weekend?

Did you find artful ways to begin the month of June? BAMirror’s Rebecca Sheriff was at Half Light Theatre’s production of No Exit (see review below). I caught the wonderful Downtown Singers concert on Saturday — kudos to Alan Crab and all the soloists, singers and orchestra members. How about you? Did you “art walk”? Were you at the final Madrigal Singers concert of the season? Please share.

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Half Light creates hell at Roberson

Reviewed by Rebecca Sheriff

I was very intrigued when I heard there was going to be a local production of the play No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre. The work has been an absolute favorite of mine since studying existentialism as an undergraduate, and I find myself quoting the famous line “Hell is other people” on a weekly basis. I was hoping that this production by the Half Light Theatre would be traditional as the brilliance of this extraordinary play lies in its understated drama and the philosophical questions that arise from the profound dialogue. At Saturday evening’s performance (June 2), I was not disappointed. Read the rest of this entry »