Stage Director

Though it was called a “concert performance,” there was plenty of action on the Ford stage, where Mitisek had his seven singers sitting on a row of chairs that became a police car and earthquake rubble, among other things. He led eight musicians in the score by Adams, with whom Mitisek has a good deal of experience, since the company produced Adams’ “Nixon in China” in 2010 and the controversial “The Death of Klinghoffer” earlier this year.

John Farrell Los Angeles Daily News