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A View From the Bridge: A British Import Vies for Best Drama Revival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.15.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The stage at the Lyceum Theater for this exceptional theater event, the current revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge looks like a set for...

First Nighter: Ivo van Hove Does Wonders With Arthur Miller's View From the Bridge-

David Finkle | Posted 11.12.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

The tic I find annoying in the work of very busy director Ivo van Hove is happily suppressed for his revival of A View From the Bridge, birthday-boy Arthur Miller's unrelenting, as usual, play.

Interview: Mark Strong on the Bridge, Part 2

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

British actor Mark Strong is making his Broadway debut as Eddie Carbone in director Ivo van Hove's production of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge.

Interview: Mark Strong on the Bridge, Part 1

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Mark Strong in Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. Photo: Jan Versweyveld British actor Mark Strong is making his Broadway debut as Eddie Carbon...

First Nighter: Ivo van Hove's "View From the Bridge" View, David Hare's "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" Gaze

David Finkle | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

London--What can ordinarily be objectionable about Ivo van Hove's too often juvenile look-at-me directing is that he thinks it's innovative to play up a script's subtext. That, of course, is just what writers don't want done. It's called "subtext," for the blaring reason it's meant to remain sub.

First Nighter: Ivo van Hove's Strong Take on 'Angels in America'

David Finkle | Posted 12.25.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Since Tony Kushner could be considered to know best, why not quote what he says he admired after seeing Ivo van Hove's revival of the playwright's Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music: "It had this feeling of being stripped to its absolute bare bones."

Ivo van Hove's "Scenes From a Marriage"

Francis Levy | Posted 12.23.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

At the time of it's original release in l974 Ingmar Bergman's Scenes From a Marriage was the perfect antidote to the wave of post-modernism which hovered like a horrible tsunami, threatening to place the iteration of most emotional states in quotes.

Exploring Washington Market Tavern, Scenes From a Marriage and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 12.10.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Sometimes things aren't quite what they seem. Walking through Washington Market Tavern's unassuming doors prepares you for a gastropub experience but what lies ahead is more akin to straight up fine dining minus the white table clothes.

On the Culture Front: Pavement Reunion, Of Montreal, Me, Myself, and I, The Little Foxes, and the Moth

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Ivo Van Hove's The Little Foxes is an absolute masterpiece. It's the reason we go to the theater.

We're Giving Our Money Away

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

Europa '51 is very rare, not available on DVD, but this Friday, August 6, at 6 p.m. EDT, Turner Classic Movies will run it. I urge you to see it.

On the Culture Front: The National at Celebrate Brooklyn, The Flaming Lips at Summerstage, and the Lincoln Center and Ice Factory Festivals.

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The Lincoln Center Festival wrapped up this past week, and overall I was pretty disappointed with the shows I saw.