A Composer's Adventures


July 2012

The Performer and Technology


Two Rheinmaidens in Robert Lepage’s production of Wagner’s ‘Das Rheingold.’ Photo: Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera.

I recently saw two high-tech theatre works, Phil Glass’ “Einstein on the Beach” and Robert Lepage’s “Spades.” Both were remarkable for their complex staging technology, especially “Spades,” which blended the live performer seamlessly with ever-changing wizardry.… Read the rest