Details: 8 p.m.; $31; www.slimsprsents.com. 7 “ANNA CHRISTIE”: Dragon Theatre Company in Redwood City presents Eugene O’Neill’s rarely staged early work about a former prostitute trying to forge a new life. The four-act drama won the 1922 Pulitzer Prize for theater. Details: June 17-July 3; Dragon Theatre, Redwood City; $25-$40; 650-493-2006, http://dragonproductions.net. 8 CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY AND CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE: Walnut Creek-based California Symphony holds a fundraiser featuring performances of works by Shostakovich, Debussy, Copland, Brahms and many others accompanied by the popular aerialists of Cirque de la Symphonie. The evening also includes a cocktail reception, dinner and a variety of preshow amusements.
The best of the line of the evening came right away from Merritt Wever, who seemed so shocked at winning the supporting actress Emmy for a comedy show (“Nurse Jackie”) that she went with her flusteredness and said: “I gotta go, bye.”, The rest of us gotta stay, alas, in a listless position on the couch while the Emmys poked along as flatly as possible, The banter had no flair for comedy, The tributes — including short monologues from Robin Williams, Rob Reiner, Jane Lynch (honoring the recent deaths of Jonathan Winters, “All in the Family’s” Jean Stapleton and “Glee’s” Corey Monteith) sometimes seemed stiff and curiously clip-less, Lynch said Monteith was “a beautiful soul, He was not perfect, which many of us here can relate to, … Tonight we remember Corey ballet slippers machine embroidery applique design-4x4,5x5, 6x6 inch for all he was and mourn the loss of what he could have been.”..
“Liberace left us 25 years ago and what a difference those years have made to people like me,” said John, who is openly gay in contrast to the closeted Liberace portrayed in the TV movie. Robin Williams offered another tribute. “Jonathan Winters was my mentor,” Williams said of the actor-comedian. “I told him that and he said, ‘Please, I prefer ‘idol.'”. Also honored was Cory Monteith, the “Glee” star who died at age 31 in July of a drug and alcohol overdose. “His death is a tragic reminder of the rapacious, senseless destruction that is brought on by addiction,” said his co-star Jane Lynch.
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In some ways, the creation of “boulders and bones” entailed a similar process, drawing inspiration from the massive site-specific work “Culvert Cairn” by environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy. Created in collaboration with Keating, photographer and filmmaker RJ Muna, and lighting designer Alexander V. Nichols, the work has evolved since last year’s premiere, particularly as soloist Annie Zivolich is no longer with the company. She introduced the dance’s transformative role, a position now interpreted by the intensely lyrical Josie Sadan.