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  • Review: Getting physical yet playing it safe at the Bowl

    Review: Getting physical yet playing it safe at the Bowl
    The novelty at the Hollywood Bowl Thursday night was not the dance. Nor was it Diavolo. Curious as it may seem for so vast a venue, the Bowl once hosted ballet on a regular basis. And in recent years, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has revived the idea of...
  • Williams' masterpiece rendered in all its fragile beauty

    Williams' masterpiece rendered in all its fragile beauty
    To open up “The Glass Menagerie” in Chicago — whether you're in a second-floor walk-up or a downtown showcase — is to awaken the ghosts of history. This city never supported a needier or worthier play. There's an excellent case to...
  • Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl

     Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl
    They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...
  • Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

    Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
    Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
  • Philip Glass in spotlight for CAP UCLA's 2013-14 season

    Philip Glass in spotlight for CAP UCLA's 2013-14 season
    The music of Philip Glass will be in the spotlight for the new season at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. The 2013-14 season will feature works and productions by Glass, Robert Wilson and the critically acclaimed British theater group...
  • Misha, 'Man In A Case,' At Hartford Stage

    Misha, 'Man In A Case,' At Hartford Stage
    Mikhail Baryshnikov remembers studying a short story by Anton Chekhov, "Man in a Case," which was required reading in Russia when he was 14. "I feel deeply personal towards this piece," says the actor-dancer-arts entrepreneur in his sleek modern...
  • What Chicago can learn from Toronto

    What Chicago can learn from Toronto
    TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that just concluded in Canada's largest city, has only been held for four years. But this citywide extravaganza already attracts a collective audience in excess of 1 million and spends...
  • Dramatic looks at 'Il Teatro alla Moda'

    Dramatic looks at 'Il Teatro alla Moda'
    The extraordinary workmanship on display in "Il Teatro alla Moda — Theater in Fashion" in Beverly Hills makes it easy to understand why Italy's haute couture fashion scene was once as revered as that of France. The exhibition, which runs through...
  • Jennifer Tipton lights up REDCAT, and many other stages

     
    Leading lighting designer Jennifer Tipton turns 73 on Saturday, and she’ll probably spend her birthday working. The two-time Tony winner keeps an intense schedule, trekking the globe to collaborate with the likes of Robert Wilson, Placido Domingo and...
  • 'Ring' cycle, including 3-D 'Siegfried,' dominates Metropolitan Opera's new season

     
    Metropolitan Opera announces lineup for 2011-12 season...
  • Opera review: Philip Glass' 'Akhnaten' at Long Beach Opera at last

     
    Mark Swed reviews Philip Glass' "Akhnaten" at Long Beach Opera...
  • Opera review: David Lang's 'The Difficulty of Crossing a Field' given Southern California premiere by Long Beach Opera

     
    Mark Swed reviews Long Beach Opera's Southern California premiere of David Lang's mysterious "The Difficulty of Crossing a Field."...