A great article ont he inspiring work being done by Mo-olelo Performing Arts down in San Diego…
Green is the shade of the heroineâ€™s skin in the massive Broadway hit â€œWicked.â€ Green is also the color of the currency â€œWickedâ€ continues to haul in â€” some $1.3 million a week, more than six years after the showâ€™s New York premiere.
But green also has come to mean something more than cold cash to the people behind that showbiz phenom and other hot-ticket Broadway shows. And at least a bit of the credit can go to a San Diego theater whose $168,000 yearly budget doesnâ€™t match what â€œWickedâ€ makes in a day.
Moâ€™olelo Performing Arts Company puts on just two productions a year, each focusing on a specific social issue, from gun violence to racism to brain injury. Besides rolling out a wide array of educational efforts with every show, the community-minded company also has embraced the idea of reducing live theaterâ€™s environmental impact in general, devoting special attention to how sets are designed and discarded.
Read the full article here:Â Theater on the green: Staging eco-minded productions in SD – SignOnSanDiego.com.