It’s a brisk night at The Huntington Library, as I sit with a hot cup of cider pressed between my palms. Around me are the pleasant murmurs of my fellow audience members coupled with the elegant, historical dress of the performers. The Guild of St George’s Drama After Dark features a selection of classic Edgar […]
A man in black enters carrying a candelabrum. The haunting notes of a distant violin fade away, as he slowly lights a group of nearby candles. The candles flicker against his face, revealing a smile. He welcomes us and thanks us for suspending our disbelief a little further. He explains that he has fallen in […]
The LA Opera’s “Scare Pair” is a creative journey through Edgar Allen Poe’s “Fall of the House of Usher” and Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost,” told through song, incredible sets and costuming.