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London Aisle View: Classics, Adapted

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

An American theatergoer in London can always be sure to find an intelligent modern-day adaptation of a world drama classic or two. At present, both the National and the Almeida have successful examples on offer.

Classroom Aesthetics: Not the "Art of Teaching" - Teaching As Art

Rick Ayers | Posted 06.18.2016 | Education
Rick Ayers

Sometimes the magic and beauty of the classroom, the soaring beyond simple skills and content, happens in the most unexpected ways. At these moments, we are experiencing a kind of performance art in the classroom.

Messiah "Fully Loaded:" Kent Tritle Brings it Home

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 02.22.2015 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Young tenor, Mingjie Lei, a product of the prestigious Curtis Opera Theatre, displayed the voice and confidence of the up and coming Bel-Canto tenor that he is. His tones were bright, without an edge, sort of a soothing balm to the ears.

To "Roam" Ancient Greek Drama to the Ends of the World

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

What a thrill it is to take your seat in the ancient Roman theater of Herodes Atticus, located right in the heart of Athens with the Parthenon perched...