| Jun 15, 2003
NEW YORK - The elements all are there: A ball gown, a lost glass object, even a fairy godfather.
Most of all, this real-life fairy tale has, at its center, a beautiful woman who worked very hard for a very long time before her dream - one she never...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Two immersive Off Broadway buzzmagnets, the David Byrne-Fatboy Slim disco tuner "Here Lies Love" and Tolstoy-and-vodka musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," earned a record-breaking 11 nominations each for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
F. Murray Abraham and outgoing "Cinderella" star Laura Osnes are among the lead thesps in Martha Clarke's new Off Broadway production of "The Threepenny Opera," skedded for an April opening at the Atlantic Theater Company.
Osnes, who will soon end her...
| Oct 6, 2013
In the musical "The Most Happy Fella," an older, far-from-handsome man — an Italian immigrant who owns a Napa Valley vineyard — falls in love with a much younger and beautiful woman named Rosabella, a San Francisco waitress.
The theme of...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — They bound onto the stage, one after another, during the opening scene of American Ballet Theatre's "Le Corsaire": four high-flying men, each tearing through space in an attention-getting entrance and establishing a sense of playful...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Carpenter Performing Arts Center kicked off an adventurous 2010-11 dance season Friday night with Pilobolus Dance Theatre on the bill and Parsons Dance and David Dorfman Dance upcoming. The sold-out house –- its well-raked comfortable seats...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:15 AM
On Connecticut stage this fall, we've got Greeks (The Oresteia, directed by Mitchell Polin at Trinity College Dec. 1-13) and Moderns (three world premieres this season at the Yale Repertory Theatre alone, starting with Amy Herzog's relationship drama...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:30 AM
These days, you hardly ever encounter the name Martha Clarke without the words “MacArthur Genius Award Winner” preceding it. A choreographer best known for her multidisciplinary approach to dance, Clarke teamed with playwright Alfred Uhry,...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:05 AM
You hardly ever encounter the name Martha Clarke without the words "MacArthur Genius Award Winner" preceding it. A choreographer best known for her multidisciplinary approach to dance, Clarke teamed with playwright Alfred Uhry (he wrote the Atlanta...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 3:55 AM
The show: “Fela!”
The place: Shubert Theater in New Haven.
Thoughts on leaving the parking lot?: I was going to write a standard blog-style review of "Fela" which I saw Friday night but since the run was so short -- it ended today -- I...