Handel's Rinaldo, Performed Concert-Style at The Julia Morgan
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The last date listed for Handel's Rinaldo was Saturday June 5, 2010 / 2:00pm.
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The high-stakes world of middle-school spelling competitions takes center stage in Berkeley Playhouse's production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee -- along with some added audience participation and improvised moments. This musical comedy follows six overachieving would-be wordsmiths and their neurotic parents. The hilariously catchy songs capture tweenage troubles at their worst, from "Woe Is Me" to "I'm Not That Smart." And the contest teaches the valuable lesson that winning isn't the only definition of success. With music and lyrics by William Finn and a book by Rachel Sheinkin, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was nominated for Best Musical and five other Tony Awards in its original run, winning for Best Book of a Musical. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Tthe scene is the Holy Land, the time approximately 1,000 A. D. The Christians have long been slugging it out with the misguided infidel who are perversely holding on to the prized city of Jerusalem. Surely one final heroic effort will bring about the hard won victory, putting the sacred city back where it belongs, in the hands of the true believers. Among the Christians, hope runs high, based entirely on Rinaldo, a young soldier of spectacular prowess, whose ferocity on the field is legendary…
Though permeated through and through with magic — transformations, disappearances, cataclysms, and much more — the opera’s real magic lies in the music, where Handel once again is at his supreme, sublime, awe-inspiring best.