James Gaffigan conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra

Stewart Goodyear in performancePhoto courtesy of Philadelphia Orchestra A New Yorker's Spin on Well-Worn Rep The Philadelphia OrchestraJames Gaffigan, conductorStewart Goodyear, pianoVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaMarch 10, 2012 New Yorker James Gaffigan has been associate conductor with the San Francisco Symphony  ...

Hand to God, NY

Steven Boyer and Megan Hill in "Hand to God"Photo by Gerry Goodstein ‘Hand to God’ By Robert AskinsDirected by Moritz von StuelpnagelEnsemble Studio Theatre/Youngblood, New York Feb. 29-April 1, 2012 Much as newcomer Nina Arianda became the rising star  ...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Berkeley

Bill T. Jones (seated at desk) with company members in "Story/Time"Photo by Paul B. Goode Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company "Story/Time" (West Coast premiere)Zellerbach Hall, BerkeleyFeb. 25, 2012 “You live and learn, and then you die and forget  ...

Early Plays, Brooklyn

Actors in a scene from "Early Plays," adapted and directed by Richard MaxwellPhoto by Michael Schmelling O’Neill’s Early Plays Three one-acts by Eugene O’NeillAdapted and directed by Richard MaxwellPresented by The Wooster Group and New York City PlayersSt. Ann’s  ...

Mark Morris Premiere, SF Ballet

San Francisco ballet dancers in Mark Morris' "Beaux"Photo by Erik Tomasson 'Beaux' Bummer Program 2: mixed repertory"Beaux" (world premiere, choreographed by Mark Morris), "Chroma" (choreographed by Wayne McGregor), and "Number Nine" (choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon)San Francisco BalletWar Memorial Opera  ...

Onegin, SF Ballet

Vitor Luiz and Maria Kotchetkova were one of four principal couples in the weeklong run of "Onegin"Photo by Erik Tomasson 'Onegin' Ballet in three actsMusic by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arranged and orchestrated by Kurt-Heinz StolzeChoreographed by John CrankoStaged by  ...

Wit, NY

‘Wit’ By Margaret EdsonDirected by Lynne MeadowManhattan Theatre Club at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, New YorkJan. 26-March 11, 2012 Plays are like people — none of them is perfect. That being said, Margaret Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning  ...

Gob Squad’s Kitchen, NY

‘Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good)’ Conceived and performed by Gob SquadPublic Theater, New YorkJan. 19 – Feb. 5, 2012 Since he took over as artistic director of the Public Theater in 2005, Oskar  ...

Newyorkland, NY

Nick Bixby in Temporary Distortion's "Newyorkland"Photo by William Cusick ‘Newyorkland’ Co-created by Kenneth Collins and William CusickPerformed by Temporary DistortionBaryshnikov Arts Center, New YorkJan. 12-Feb. 4, 2012 Temporary Distortion is a theater company that has been around  ...

Untitled Feminist Show, NY

From left, Hilary Clark, Regina Rocke and Katy Pyle in "‘Untitled Feminist Show"Photo by Julieta Cervantes ‘Untitled Feminist Show’ Conceived and directed by Young Jean LeeJerome Robbins Theater at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, New YorkJan. 12 – Feb. 4,  ...