This dazzlingly smart, heartbreaking, genre-defying theater piece about the great Clara Bow (and much more) should be seen by every lover of theater and film.
A few thoughts on today’s Turandot, which I saw via HD transmission… ** For years, I’ve been happy that the Met retained […]
In the leading role, Ben Dibble is luminously sweet — but the frantic Walnut Street production sometimes robs Harvey of its gentle charm.
Bruce Graham’s play, an over-plotted riff on the behind-the-scenes saga of Bert Lahr in Waiting for Godot, is nowhere near as good as the real story.
Jade King Carroll’s production hits all the right notes, and actors John Earl Jelks and Cleavant Derricks offer a master class in Wilson style.
Bizet’s wonderful early opera gets a surprisingly effective rethinking by director Penny Woolcock, and it’s beautifully sung.
Eugene O’Neill’s last completed play finds true greatness in its second half — and Kate Galvin’s production rises to meet it.
Stoppard’s meditation on science, the humanities and other big questions has his familiar dazzle, and Blanka Zizka’s direction is visually brilliant. But sometimes the human dimension gets lost.
Since my first posting on the final movement of the Mahler 4th Symphony, I’ve had a number of good conversations about the piece […]
Of my many changing identities (child, adult, student, working man) the one that’s lasted longest – and may be the deepest in […]