Cutting Ball Theater http://kalw.org en Bruce Vilanch ~ Ton Koopman ~ Communiqué nº 10 ~ Kosman's picks for May ~ Des Voix Festival http://kalw.org/post/bruce-vilanch-ton-koopman-communiqu-n-10-kosmans-picks-may-des-voix-festival <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Open Air, host David </span>Latulippe<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has a conversation with Dutch conductor and Baroque specialist Ton </span>Koopman<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who conducts two weeks of music by </span>JS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bach and son </span>CPE<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Bach at the </span><a href="https://www.sfsymphony.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco Symphony</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">; French playwright Samuel </span>Gallet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Cutting Ball Artistic director Rob Melrose talk about about the American Premiere of </span><a href="http://www.desvoixfestival.com/american-premiere/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Communiqué N°10</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which is part of the month-long festival </span><a href="http://www.desvoixfestival.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Des Voix... Found in Translation 2014</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;about French film and theater; and comedian, writer, and actor </span><a href="http://www.wegotbruce.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bruce Vilanch</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> shares details about his role in </span>42nd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street Moon’s </span><a href="http://www.42ndstmoon.org/du-barry" style="line-height: 1.5;">production </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">of Cole Porter’s “</span><a href="https://tickets.42ndstmoon.org/TheatreManager/1/login&amp;event=134" style="line-height: 1.5;">Du Barry Was A Lady</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.”&nbsp; Plus, San Francisco Chronicle's music critic Joshua </span>Kosman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> offers his classical music picks for the month of May.&nbsp; </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on May 1, 2014. Listen now or anytime...</strong></p><p><strong> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:56:31 +0000 David Latulippe 43087 at http://kalw.org Bruce Vilanch ~ Ton Koopman ~ Communiqué nº 10 ~ Kosman's picks for May ~ Des Voix Festival The Porn Biz ~ Murder & Sausage ~ An Absurdist Macbeth http://kalw.org/post/porn-biz-murder-sausage-absurdist-macbeth <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-53b83b65-bfeb-49d3-0a68-8da6e4f16efb"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to <a href="http://mariashriver.com/blog/architect/liberty-bradford-mitchell/">Liberty Bradford Mitchell</a>, oldest daughter of Artie Mitchell, one of San Francisco’s infamous Mitchell Brothers. She tells the story of growing up on the fringes of an X-rated world in <a href="http://zspace.org/guest-shows/the-pornographers-daughter"><em>The Pornographer’s Daughter</em></a>, now being produced at Z Below. Director Yury Urnov and actor David Sinaiko share details about the Cutting Ball’s production of Alfred Jarry’s <a href="http://cuttingball.com/season/13-14/ubu-roi/"><em>Ubu Roi</em></a>, a parody of Shakespeare’s </span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; font-style: italic; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Macbeth,</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> which is considered a precursor to Surrealism and the Theatre of the Absurd. Plus, award-winning actor <a href="http://www.briancopeland.com/">Brian Copeland </a>is on the show to talk about the world premiere of his solo show <em>The Scion,</em> opening at <a href="http://www.themarsh.org/">The Marsh</a>. It is a tale of privilege, murder, and...sausage. Also, the music of local singer/songwriter <a href="http://pettytroubles.com/">Matt Montgomery</a>, which will be featured in a special concert with the Awesome Orchestra, this <a href="http://pettytroubles.brownpapertickets.com/">Sunday in Oakland</a>. <strong>Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on January 23, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime. </strong></span></span></p><div> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:29:49 +0000 David Latulippe 38728 at http://kalw.org The Porn Biz ~ Murder & Sausage ~ An Absurdist Macbeth "Cher-ing" the Spotlight http://kalw.org/post/cher-ing-spotlight <div><p>Host David Latulippe talks&nbsp;with playwright Basil Kreimendahl, whose absurdist play Sidewinders receives its World Premiere opening the Cutting Ball Theater’s 15th season.&nbsp; Director Graham Smith also a part of that conversation. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 19:29:37 +0000 David Latulippe 34747 at http://kalw.org "Cher-ing" the Spotlight Krispy Kritters @ Cutting Ball ~ Jewish Comedy @ Marines' Memorial http://kalw.org/post/krispy-kritters-cutting-ball-jewish-comedy-marines-memorial <p></p><p> Wed, 22 May 2013 19:45:04 +0000 David Latulippe 27615 at http://kalw.org Krispy Kritters @ Cutting Ball ~ Jewish Comedy @ Marines' Memorial Documentary play portrays real Tenderloin characters http://kalw.org/post/documentary-play-portrays-real-tenderloin-characters <p>San Francisco&rsquo;s Tenderloin neighborhood can be a difficult place to live. Almost a quarter of the neighborhood&rsquo;s residents live below the poverty line. According to the police department, the Tenderloin accounts for more than a third of the city&rsquo;s drug-related offenses.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Emily Wilson 10344 at http://kalw.org Documentary play portrays real Tenderloin characters