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The House of Baluyot: A Filipino Oresteia

Villa Theater Lab
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On Imperial Beach in San Diego, a traumatized and houseless man, Estoy, fights to justify his reasons for killing his mother, Temay, a Filipino American nurse. Filled with anguish, Estoy recalls the inevitable events that led up to the murder. This freely adapted version of Aeschylus’s Oresteia, written and directed by Guelan Varela-Luarca and Chay Yew, is an epic saga of power, displacement, and crime in an immigrant Filipino family in California.

Co-produced by East West Players.

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Off the 405

The Getty Center, summer series
The Getty Center's annual outdoor summer concert series, bringing some of today's most exciting bands to the stage for a memorable experience amid stunning architecture and breathtaking sunset views.

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Sounds of L.A.

The Getty Center, early spring
Annual concert series that explores our city's varied musical geography, celebrating the work of masters as well as up-and-coming musicians from around the globe. Each month features two concerts by charismatic musicians who combine global influences in unexpected and original ways.


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Outdoor Classical Theater

The Getty Villa, fall series
This series features a classical tragedy or comedy in the Getty Villa's dramatic Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater, an outdoor venue modeled after ancient Greek and Roman theaters.

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Villa Theater Lab

The Getty Villa, throughout the year
An exciting forum for the reinterpretation of classical theater, this workshop series features new translations of Greek and Roman plays as well as contemporary works inspired by ancient literature.

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Selected Shorts

The Getty Center, spring series
Produced by New York's Symphony Space, Selected Shorts ifeatures actors from stage, screen, and television reading classic and new short fiction.

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The Getty Villa Presents

The Getty Villa, throughout the year
New commissions by some of LA's most respected theater artists, who creatively connect classical texts to contemporary narratives.

Multidisciplinary Performance

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Ever Present

The Getty Center, throughout the year
Ever Present invites artistic experimenters to stage ephemeral performances amid the permanent collections, architecture, and gardens of the museum.