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Tag Archives: War Memorial Opera House

Instant Replay: Mendelssohn’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Online by the SF Ballet

SF Ballet brings back last year’s winning show for a not-quite-perfect online presentation.

Saturday, 30 January, 2021 · Leave a comment

And ‘On’ and ‘On’ it Goes: ACT’s ‘A Christmas Carol: On Air’ and SF Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker Online’

Not even a global pandemic can stop the ACT and SF Ballet from bringing their annual holiday productions to the world.

Tuesday, 8 December, 2020 · 2 Comments

What Dances shall We have: Mendelssohn’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at SF Ballet

SF Ballet’s gorgeous remount ‘Midsummer’ only lasted one night, which somehow seems appropriate.

Wednesday, 11 March, 2020 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: Only if You Mean It

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III checks in one last time. My first time at the ‘Pub, Feb. 2010 “Livin’ here in this brand new world…

Thursday, 17 November, 2016 · 2 Comments

In For A Penny: Accepting New Membership

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, on long term goals and short term contributions. “What is true of creed is no less true of nationality. There…

Thursday, 8 September, 2016 · 1 Comment

In For a Penny: It’s a Super Job

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, working. Pay no attention to the ninjas on stage. “They played at hearts as other children might play at ball;…

Thursday, 21 May, 2015 · 4 Comments