David Hertzberg’s opera is dramatically pretentious, musically gorgeous, and very much An Event.
University administrator and teacher by day, theatre and arts critic by night.
A sometimes-awkward evening that delivers in Lembit Beecher’s one-act premiere opera.
One of today’s top divas provided glamour and high-wattage vocalism.
In Red Orchid’s dazzlingly odd production, the great Sam Shepard lives on.
This multimedia work will stay with you long after the final image fades.
This imaginative, animated staging dazzles in some ways and comes up short in others.
This witty collage of theatrical ideas, superbly staged and performed, sets a high standard.
Lolita Chakrabarti’s mixed bag of a play finds greatness when Forrest McClendon takes the stage.
Opera Philadelphia’s innovative festival brings works old and new to venues across the city.
On Broadway and in the larger sphere of American popular song, Cook is the gold standard.