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'Hopscotch,' the world's first mobile opera, will take to L.A. streets in 24 cars

'Hopscotch,' the world's first mobile opera, will take to L.A. streets in 24 cars

The world is getting its first mobile opera performed live in cars, and fittingly the stage is the streetscape of Los Angeles. Called "Hopscotch" and presented by the experimental opera company the Industry, the breathtakingly complex production is shaping up to be one of the most audacious cultural events of the year.

It comes two years after the Industry's critically lauded immersive opera "Invisible Cities," a modern take on Italo Calvino's 1972 eponymous Italian novel that unfolded amid the hustle of downtown's Union Station. Audience members followed the action through the station while listening to the music on wireless...

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