You think you've seen everything there is to see about Picasso, and then you see the new Museum of Modern Art sculpture retrospective. It shows how clever and engaged Picasso was with the immediate world around him, that his method of bricolage, taking things from this and that to craft his sculpture, was so original and so charming. For years artists have been inspired by Picasso. I imagine a whole new generation seeing this show and being similarly stimulated.
Memory, like truth, can be elusive. And as everyone knows, it can play tricks. But rarely is it as perplexing as in Pinter's Old Times,...
First there was the stage and TV series of Wolf Hall. And now the Metropolitan Opera is giving Ann Boleyn's side of the story with a revival of Donizetti's Anna Bolena, and the ill-fated second wife of King Henry VIII couldn't have a better advocate than the superb Sondra Radvanovsky to plead her case.
It's all about sex. Even when we think it's about Queen and Country. Or family values. Or power. Or money. It's really about sex, and a delightfully ribald revival of Caryl Churchill's play Cloud Nine by the Atlantic Theatre Company makes the case.
With the ever-increasing lack of accountability that technology elicits, it's time that someone asks us what our dashed-off message or radio silence means. Are we ready to not feel?
Written and directed by the multi-talented Joseph Mauceri, this two-act play features only two lead actors, with a total cast of four, whose performances are powerful enough to keep the audience thoroughly entertained.
The city of Houston, long known for jam-packed freeways and an ambitious skyline, is returning to its bayou roots -- thanks to a skillful landscape restoration by SWA.
As someone who is a total klutz and rather fearful of heights, trust me whey I say that this staggeringly beautiful film by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi is the perfect armchair adventure.
Over a decade ago, I watched in wide-eyed fascination narrated by the familiar lilt of The Nutcracker score, tucked into a ballet studio corner transfixed--the moment that stirs inspiration. I could not imagine anything more fascinating than watching Alexei Kremnev rehearse the "older ones."
I know now, that I can stand on my own two feet and deliver my one woman show with confidence because I survived all of it.
Los Angeles is a city full of characters, and Phillip King is no exception. A tall man who exudes positivity in his seemingly permanent ear-to-ear smile, Phillip has been bringing his distinct style to different corners of the city for the past few years, becoming something of a fixture for locals.
Herta Müller (b. 1953) is a German-Romanian novelist, poet and essayist. Müller is noted for her works depicting the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, typically set in communist Romania during the Nicolae Ceausescu regime, which she herself experienced.
Even before William Shakespeare's so-called "problem play" Measure for Measure gets properly underway at the Globe, director Dominic Dromgoole has loosed on the audience what looks and sounds like a musical 16th-century orgy attended by various bawds and Lords (Lawds?).
Boston Ballet is about to take a leap unlike any leap an American ballet company has ever taken. The company will be the first American ensemble to perform legendary choreographer John Neumeier's ballet, The Third Symphony Of Gustav Mahler, starting October 22.
A beautiful sound, elegant phrasing and intelligent musicianship are what we expect from this ensemble, and all of this there was in abundance -- plus a great feeling of fun in the party scenes.
The advent of mechanical weaponry in World War I literally took warfare out of human hands, and in so doing, took its effects beyond human comprehension.
This is an anthology that demands to be read again and again for its sheer ambition, scope and quiet power. The NEST Collective is to be commended for putting together such a thrilling and vital addition to the global LGBT literary canon.
"Who's your publicist?" my girlfriend asked me over the phone recently. My answer nearly caused her to drop the phone in shock. "You did all this without a publicist?" she asked once she recovered from her disbelief.