While Bach's mastery of melody and counterpoint carries over into his liturgical offerings, these can at times pose difficulties for contemporary sensibilities.
How many times do we need to watch people brought to orgasm in the treatment room?
The dictator confronts Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich in David Pownall's wordy play
Another hit at Theatre Under the Stars, with strong sets and acting in the nostalgic play-within-a-play parody.
The play takes off after intermission, and its many pleasures are worth the wait.