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First Nighter: The Civilians Confront Climate Change With "The Great Immensity"

David Finkle | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

It's taken for granted that any superior drama depends on its stakes being high. If that's the case, then The Great Immensity -- created by the always-intrepid Civilians troupe and presented at the Public after a world premiere at Kansas City Repertory Theatre -- is indubitably superior drama.

First Nighter: Sutton Foster, Jeanine Tesori, Brian Crawley Make Violet Red-Hot

David Finkle | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

So extraordinarily good was the one-night Encores! Off-Center staged concert reading of the Jeanine Tesori-Brian Crawley Violet, directed by Leigh Silverman, that it calls for some serious transfer-it-somewhere-else-fast thinking.

CROSS-TACEAN: Does This Crab Look Like Jesus Or Osama Bin Laden?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.20.2012 | Weird News

When John Canfield took his family to Everett, Wash., to go crabbing last weekend, he had a vision of enjoying tasty seafood with melted butter. In...

An Animated Masterpiece 15 Years In The Making

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

The stand-out aspect of Chris Sullivan's animated film "Consuming Spirits" is its insanely meticulous construction. The animation took 15 years of wor...

Performance Art for Everyone! Or, Why You Don't Have to Care About the Cremaster Cycle

Monica Westin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Monica Westin

Performance is not going away because our lives are weird interactive experiences of performing different personae in media we never thought we'd use to express our subjectivity.