The Front Row, Thursday, 4/03/2008

Today we talk with Alley resident actor John Tyson, who stars in and is the lone cast member of Greg Berger's literary mystery Underneath the Lintel. We also hear from Buck Ross and Peter Jacoby, the Moores Opera Center's Dynamic Duo, who tell us about their new production of William Bolcom's opera, A Wedding-based on the Robert Altman movie.  Dean Gladden, the Managing Director of the Alley Theatre co-hosts...
Actor and Alley Theatre resident company member John Tyson speaks with Dean Dalton about the Alley Theatre's presentation of Greg Berger's literary mystery, Underneath the Lintel.  The one-man show follows a librarian who attempts to track down a person who returned a book that was borrowed from his library over a century ago.  Listen.  Download.

This weekend, the Edythe Bates Old/Moores Opera Center at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music presents the regional premiere of William Bolcom's operatic setting of A Wedding.  Dean Dalton speaks with the production's tow perpetrators: producer and stage-director Buck Ross, and music director and conductor, Peter Jacoby, about the opera, based on the 1978 Robert Altman film.  Listen.  Download.

Complex, dancer-choreographer Leslie Scares collaborates with the San Diego company, Lower Left, on the production Of No Relation Three.   The new contemporary dance pieces celebrate the fifth anniversary for the opening of the Barnevelder Movement-Arts Complex.  Listen.  Download.