Kentridge’s ‘Return of Ulysses’

Joshua Kosman [San Francisco Chronicle, 26 March 2009]

The Wagnerian ideal of opera as a “total work of art” combining elements of various disciplines need not yield grandiose results. They can be as intimate and precise as director William Kentridge’s exquisite production of “The Return of Ulysses,” which opened an all-too-brief weeklong run at Project Artaud Theatre on Tuesday night.