Once upon a time Harlan T. Bobo was a ubiquitous presence on the Memphis music scene, but the singer-songwriter has proved an elusive figure of late — turning up in town every few months for a low-key hit-and-run performance. Bobo’s odd pattern is a result of a split life and career between the U.S. and Europe, where he resides with his French wife, Anne, and young son, Nino.
The Scottish accents are impenetrable and the narrative obscure, but Scarlett Johansson speaks the universal language in “Under the Skin,” a movie that counts on the associations the viewer brings to the connection of its title noun with the fleshy actress who appears in every scene, sometimes in not much more than the puffy black wig that obscured her identity during location shooting on the crowded streets of Glasgow and in misty highlands that appear otherworldly in their fairy-tale beauty.
There’s an irrepressible enthusiasm that bubbles over when Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo talk about their latest project. The two are starring in the touring production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” coming Tuesday to the Orpheum. They’re not just co-stars, but the duo — both veterans of “American Idol” — are also husband and wife.