BalletX

 Ballet XThe Wilma Theatre, PhiladelphiaJuly 21-25, 2009http://www.balletx.org/http://www.wilmatheater.org/ Amy Aldridge, Matthew Prescott. "Broke Apart". Ballet X’s co-directors Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan continue to define the company with potent mixes of contemporary choreographers and bal-mod dancers giving their all physically, even  ...

Eugene O’Neill: A Documentary Film

"Before O'Neill, there was no American theatre," the playwright John Guare asserts in Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film and Guare is someone who ought to know, being one of a legion of the playwright's creative theatrical descendants. Guare's  ...

The True Story of Antonin Artaud

The True Story of Artonin Artaud DVD (also includes the film, My Life and Times with Antonin Artaud ) Gerard Mordillat called his compelling 1993 dramatization of the life of Antonin Artaud  ...

My Life and Times with Antonin Artaud

Legendary French screen actor Antonin Artaud was a monstre sacre, an accolade meaning an irresistibly diabolical personage.His cinematic mystique, as well as his writings, such as The Theatre and Its Double and The Theatre of Cruelty, influenced a generation  ...

The Battle of the Rails (La Bataille du rail)

The near-forgotten French classic La Bataille du rail, by master neo-realist filmmaker Rene Clement, has been newly restored on DVD.This gut-wrenching World War II thriller depicts the French resistance fighters who sabotaged the Nazi occupation and defied Vichy conciliation.  ...

Ice Men

Ice Men is a buddy movie wrapped inside a gay flick around a situation comedy of testosterone manners. Cinematographer turned director Thom Best is known for his glossy episodes of the Showtime hit series Queer as Folk. That series  ...

Brother to Brother

Writer/director Rodney Evansconceived Brother to Brother partly to dramatize his individual experiences as an alienated artist coming of age. Evans, a documentarian, wanted to make a narrative film about topics that never have been dealt with before. His insight  ...

Queer as Folk

Fans of the American version of Queer as Folk need a fix so bad that the fizzle of the last two seasons will hardly matter as the rainbow sets on Pittsburgh’s mythical gaytropolis.After more than a year, the show  ...

Broadway: The American Musical

There are two types of people--those who hate musicals and those who would knock their own mothers down to get a front row seat. It’s fitting that Julie Andrews narrates PBS’s landmark series Broadway: The American Musical since Andrews,  ...