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"Romeo and Juliet

It's Pink Martini and Balanchine for Oregon Ballet Theatre at 25

Carla Escoda | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

The legendary Bart Cook was on hand Saturday to whip Agon into shape -- that 1957 masterpiece that, after Apollo and The Four Temperaments, cemented the classic Balanchine style: cerebral, steely, stripped down.

REVIEW: Mats Ek's 'Juliet & Romeo' by Royal Swedish Ballet

Meghan Feeks | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

What's in a name? In the case of Mats Ek's Juliet & Romeo, which Royal Swedish Ballet presented last week at Sadler's Wells, the switched-up name is just the first of many nuances that make a poignant case for this new version of an old classic.

ISIS vs ISIL -- What's in a Name?

Howard Barbanel | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics
Howard Barbanel

Within any given newscast, we can see Administration spokespeople wax on about ISIL while the anchors, analysts and correspondents keep saying ISIS, sometimes directly to one another within the same conversation. How are we to agree on a long term strategy to eradicate this evil if we can't agree on what to call them?

'Romantic Romeo' From Captivate Theatre at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts
Helen I. Hwang

Romantic Romeo is the first of the "They Do Not Deserve to Die" series from director Sally Lyall and musical director Tommie Travers. The duo have concocted a hilarious formula to introduce Shakespeare's plots to young 'uns.

Lee Hall Compares Translating 'Shakespeare in Love' From the Screen to the Stage to Doing an Enormous Suduko

Jim Hill | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Now that Shakespeare in Love has officially opened in the West End and been hailed by the critics as " ... a grand adaptation" and " ... a swooning delight," Lee Hall is ready to talk about how tough it actually was to translate the Academy-Award winning screenplay to the stage.

A Pox on Both Their Houses: The Impeach Obama Drama or Why Americans Are So Fed Up With Washington

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

It would almost be amusing if it wasn't for the fact that the world is in chaos. And things aren't much better at home where, among other things, we've got a humanitarian crisis at the border.

'Romeo and Juliet' Review: Classical Theater of Harlem Earns Its Stripes

Mark Canavera | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
Mark Canavera

The production never sacrifices the centrality of the spoken word in its endeavor to bring the story to life. The supporting cast members are largely effective, confident with language and deliberate in their performances.

6 Get-Ready-for-Summer Family Ideas for the Weekend

Sarah Bowman | Posted 09.07.2014 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Let's Go JULY -- Romance with Romeo and Juliet, great music at the Hollywood Bowl and the Santa Monica Pier, and a fascinating lecture about what we...

Enter The Enchanting World Of A Brazilian Ballet Master

Crane.tv | Posted 08.31.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

World Cup fever might have you thinking that Brazil is only the home of football. But it's more than just a football nation. It's a breeding ground fo...

A Conversation With Pianist Roman Rabinovich

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.11.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Pianist Roman Rabinovich is currently on a cross-country tour with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra. It is the orchestra's first appearance in the United States and is being led by its Principal Guest Conductor, Boguslaw Dawidow.

This New CW Show Is 'Dawson's Creek' Meets 'Roswell'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 03.10.2014 | TV

Back in the glory days of The WB it felt like almost every show on the teen network took place in a high school. From "Dawson's Creek" and "Buffy" to ...

Spend Your Wintry Day Binge-Watching These Classic Movies

Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

If Netflix doesn't satisfy your craving for vintage cinema, we suggest you give Warner Archive Instant a try. The collection of rare and forgotten fil...

From Ballet Novice to Ballet Lover With Romeo & Juliet

Raj Thandhi | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
Raj Thandhi

Until last week I was a ballet novice, but when the opportunity presented itself to watch my favorite love story played out by the Royal Winnipeg Ball...

Broadway Revival Heads To Theaters

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — This Valentine's Day, why not offer your loved one a timeless Broadway romance — without ever leaving your neighborhood? Content ...

A Grave Man: A Short Interview with Romeo and Juliet's Christian Camargo

Danny Groner | Posted 02.01.2014 | Arts
Danny Groner

The Broadway production of Romeo and Juliet offers a new view on a storied tale. Among the standout performers is Christian Camargo, in the role of Me...

On Names, Faces, and Mottos of My University

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Though I declare unequivocal admiration for our institution, I am troubled, nonetheless, by some longstanding issues that I cannot seem to reconcile revolving on a name, symbols, and a motto.

Last Tango in Lille

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue is the Warmest Color begins with a discussion of Marivaux's The Virtuous Orphan: Or, The Life of Marianne in a high school...

A Day In The Life Of Condola

Karu F. Daniels, NewYork.com | Posted 10.24.2013 | Black Voices

True, Condola Rashad has showbiz lineage — her mom and aunt are legendary theater and television actresses Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen and her ...

Mickey, Machete and Juliet

Jon Eig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

I haven't seen Captain Phillips yet. Obviously, it's the best new movie of the week. Its 8 on IMDb dwarfs the three new movies I did see, which average a 5.5. All in all, a rather dreary week.

Theater: Oh 'Romeo'; Joplin Lives!

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It seemed we would be getting two Romeo & Juliet productions this season. But in fact we get to see about 10 or 12 versions, since every actor on stage at the Classic Stage Company seems to be in a different show.

Milwaukee Ballet's Sexy, Thrilling Romeo and Juliet

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Millennial audiences would rather watch it in 90-second bursts in television competitions. If Pink's Romeo and Juliet, doesn't contain enough thrills to attract the Millenials, then nothing will.

5 Reasons To See 'Romeo And Juliet' This Weekend

tv | Posted 10.11.2013 | Teen

By Casey Lewis "Romeo and Juliet" has it all. First loves, nail-biting suspense, dudes in tights—there's really nothing not wonderful about it (e...

Madeline Boardman

Hailee Steinfeld Wanted 'Romeo & Juliet' Romance To Be 'Awkward'

HuffingtonPost.com | Madeline Boardman | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

In 2010, 14-year-old Hailee Steinfeld made a major name for herself by starring in "True Grit" opposite Jeff Bridges. The performance earned her an Os...

New 'Romeo & Juliet' Doesn't Come With Much Passion

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

-- It is surely a bad sign for any "Romeo and Juliet" when its most pulse-quickening moments come from Paul Giamatti. This latest adaption of the Sh...

7 Actors Who've Played Romeo Montague

Amy Helmes | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Amy Helmes

In anticipation of this month's theatrical release of Romeo and Juliet, I have rounded up the Hollywood hotties who are always welcome at our metaphorical balcony (and those which, arguably, ought to be banished).