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"Peer Gynt

First Nighter: John Doyle's Stripped Down 'Peer Gynt,' Cirque du Soleil's Broadwayed Up 'Paramour'

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Henrik Ibsen is often considered the father of realism, but the citation is, more likely than not, a result of plays written later in a career that began in1850. It was Ghosts (1879) and A Doll's House (1881), that we think of as having conferred the realist title on him.

There's No Place Like Home

Howard Sherman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home
Howard Sherman

Despite protestations to the contrary, America does have a national theatre. We simply don't restrict it to the work of a single company. America's national theatre exists across the country.

WATCH: Copenhagen Flash Mob

Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

Commuting is no fun. But a lucky group of straphangers on the Copenhagen metro were treated in April to a flash mob performance of Grieg's "Peer G...

An Unreal Philharmonic Flashmob

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

You know the feeling. You're standing in a quiet Copenhagen city train, wondering why "The Killing" never quite took off in the US, when suddenly orch...

Top 10 Tunes You Think You Know (But Really Don't)

Time.com | David Moye | Posted 01.16.2012 | Weird News

Some songs appear everywhere, but you don't realize you know them. For instance, do you recognize "Yakety Sax," or do you really call it that "Benn...