Review On Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson


Tin Pan L.A.

Registered Critic


August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean is chock full of old-world charm and potent storytelling—once it begins you can’t help but bask in its nostalgic beauty. Now Playing at A Noise Within Theatre until November 16th!

Ryan Luévano is a professional music director, composer, musicologist and music educator. Ryan is an experienced music director and conductor for musical theater, opera, film and concert music. Past productions include: Experience Magic!, Annie, The Sound of Music, Into the Woods, Chess, The Pajama Game, Bells Are Ringing, and Funny Girl. Additionally, he works as a professor of music at Woodbury University and Santa Ana College. When he’s not producing shows he pens as a theater critic for his blog Tin Pan L.A. where you can read all about the L.A. theater scene.