Lucinda Childs, 2011 Tour

Lucinda Childs in 2000 (left) and in 2011 (photo by Cameron Wittig, courtesy Walker Art Center) Lucinda Childs Interview: 'Dance,' 30 Years Later Lucinda Childs Dance Company2011 Tour, including San Francisco PerformancesYerba Buena Center for the ArtsApril  ...

Marie and Bruce, NY

Marisa Tomei and Frank Whaley in "Marie and Bruce" at the New GroupPhoto by Monique Carboni Marie and Bruce By Wallace ShawnDirected by Scott ElliottThe New Group, New YorkThrough May 7, 2011 Although much better known as  ...

Lemi Ponifasio/MAU, SF

Tempest: Without a Body Created by Lemi Ponifasio/MAUNovellus TheaterYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoApril 7-9, 2011 “A Paul Klee painting named 'Angelus Novus' shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away  ...

Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, NY

Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark Music and lyrics by Bono and The EdgeBook by Julie Taymor and Glen BergerDirected by Julie TaymorFoxwoods Theatre, New YorkReviewed March, 2011 Alright, already! I was prepared to wait until the official  ...

Groundswell, San Diego

From left, Ned Schmidtke, Owiso Odera and Antony Hagopian in "Groundswell"Photo by J. Katarzyna Woronowicz Groundswell By Ian BruceDirected by Kyle DonnellyThe Old Globe, San DiegoMarch 12 - April 17, 2011 Out of all the progress our world has  ...

Arcadia, NY

Billy Crudup, Lia Williams and Raúl Esparza in the New York revival of "Arcadia"Photo ©by Carol Rosegg Arcadia By Tom StoppardDirected by David LeveauxEthel Barrymore Theatre, New York CityThrough June, 2011 Tom Stoppard is the reigning show-off  ...

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, NY

From left, Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams in theBroadway production of "Priscilla"Photo © by Joan Marcus Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Musical Book by Stephan Elliott and Allan ScottMusic and lyrics by various pop artistsDirected by  ...

Nederlands Dans Theater, Berkeley

Scene from NDT's "Whereabouts Unknown"Photo by Joris Jan Bos NDT: 'Whereabouts Unknown' and 'Silent Screen' Nederlands Dans TheaterCal PerformancesZellerbach Hall, Berkeley, Calif.March 18, 2011 A shirtless man draws with a branch in sand. Wizard? Archeologist? Artist? As  ...

The Turn of the Screw, LA Opera

Michael Kepler Meo and Patricia Racette in "The Turn of the Screw" at LA OperaPhoto by Robert Millard The Turn of the Screw By Benjamin BrittenConducted by James ConlonOriginal production by Jonathan KentDirected by Francesca GilpinWith William Burden,  ...

Swiss Dance Days, Bern

Swiss Dance Days (La Ribot, Anna Huber, and Yves Netzhammer) Bern, SwitzerlandMarch 3-6, 2011 La Ribot: “llámame mariachi” Dampfzentrale BernMarch 5 and 6, 2011 At the eighth iteration of Swiss Dance Days, in Bern, Switzerland, it was a  ...