Performing Arts - Theater | May 12 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
Song of the Goat Theatre, Cal Performances
Warsaw-based Song of the Goat Theatre integrates movement, song, and text to mine historical works for fresh insights. The award winning Songs of Lear retells the kings story as a dramatic oratorio blending Corsican folk music and Gregorian chant.
$35 (prices subject to change)
Performing Arts - Theater | May 12 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Mai Sennaar presents her new theatrical production The Arsonist, the fictional story of a white visual artist and her estranged biracial son, integrating fire science, movement, visual projections, and live music to explore the personal implications of social and political theories surrounding justice in America today. With projections by visual artist Sam Vernon and music by Diana Wharton, a... More >
Performing Arts - Music | May 17 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Los Angeles Master Chorale, Cal Performances
Program: Director Peter Sellars returns to Cal Performances with the Bay Area Premiere of an a cappella work by one of the Renaissances most revered composers. Orlando di Lassos Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of Saint Peter) depicts the grief and remorse of the Apostle Peter, as he reflects on his fateful denial of Jesus on the day of his arrest. The madrigal is sung by the 21 voices of the... More >
$58-86 (prices subject to change)
Performing Arts - Dance | May 18 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Latanya d. Tigner and Erik Lee, both dancers with Dimensions Dance Theater, bring their original works to our performance space. Tigners You Never Know dissects fear, judgment, and insensitivities about homelessness. Lees Armed with Joy highlights ways that black Americans can reimagine self and community in the wake of loss.