Jan
25
2019

SHANGHAI MIMI

shang res 3

Riverside Theatre, January 13 7/10 I tend to view circus and fireworks through the same lens: haven’t I seen that done before? But China’s Quinghai Acrobatic Troupe performed routines that made my eyebrows shoot heavenward and my jaw so drop the wonder is there was no cascade of saliva. I mean, picture five women, each […]

Jan
23
2019

Simon McBurney: The Art of Trust

beware res 1

Director Simon McBurney walked into the first day of rehearsals for Beware of Pity with no script. He had Stefan Zweig’s 1939 novel of that name, and the task before him was to adapt it into a play with the input of the actors. The catch? The company was Schaubuhne Berlin, and McBurney doesn’t speak […]

Jan
21
2019

BRIDGE OF DREAMS

bridge res

City Recital Hall, January 12 9/10 For some artists it happens when they’re very young, fostering only disappointment thereafter. For others it never happens, leaving a uniform career trajectory of relative mediocrity or unacknowledged genius. For Sandy Evans it happened here: everything she has poured into the previous four decades as an artist, saxophonist, composer, […]

Pages:«12345678...322»