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Anthony Fusco

A Poignant Loss of Innocence

George Heymont | Posted 12.17.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

Every child who comes into this world arrives in a state of helpless innocence. Unfortunately, there is no way of predicting how or when that child's idealism will be tarnished by reality.

You've Got Me Under Your Spell

George Heymont | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

Two productions new to San Francisco had that special aura about them: a piece of dance theater that attempted to retell a drama written by Sophocles in approximately 441 BC, and a contemporary drama which brilliantly demonstrated what happens when superb writing, directing, and acting combine to elevate a script into a miraculously poignant and deeply fulfilling event.

Charmed, I'm Sure!

George Heymont | Posted 04.24.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

When people with widely disparate cultural beliefs meet up in real life, several outcomes are possible. One of the best examples of this phenomenon was depicted in Pacific Overtures (the 1976 Broadway musical which focused on the historical moment in which Japan opened its isolated island society to Western culture).

Getting Schooled

George Heymont | Posted 01.17.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

When teachers are graded on their performance, there is rarely enough time to assess the out-of-classroom impact they might have on students as a result of such intangible qualities as personality, patience, tone of voice, and willingness to listen.

Trying to Sustain a Charade

George Heymont | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Keeping up appearances sometimes requires extraordinary effort. A lot can be overlooked when someone is young, pretty, perky, and in good health. But when tragic events darken one's days, desperate times require desperate measures.

When You Are In Love And Very Young At Heart

George Heymont | Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

As ardently as young men may worship someone, their tendency to objectify that person prevents them from developing the social skills necessary to build a relationship. Adoration is thrilling and fine. Genuine intimacy, however, can be much too frightening to sustain

Guns 'n Poses

George Heymont | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

With America's perverse gun culture, an overwhelming amount of armed violence being marketed as entertainment, and a rising number of mass shootings, the world premiere of George F. Walker's delicious new black comedy, Dead Metaphor, has a creepy timeliness.

The Women Who Haunt Us

George Heymont | Posted 10.25.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

From the sirens of the silver screen to the fierce feminists who helped change the world, many a proud woman has left her mark on civilization.

David Moye

In Las Vegas, Cool Off With $1000 Gold Leaf Sundae And Cocktails Served In Toilets

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

This time of year, the temperature in Las Vegas stays around the century mark so finding ways to stay cool while the gambling luck stays hot is crucia...

At A.C.T., The Family That Plays Together Doesn't Always Stay Together

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

"Home" is a loaded word. For many people it evokes memories of warmth, nostalgia, safety, and security. For others, the home in which they grew up may...