Totem, Cirque du Soleil, SF

‘Totem’ Cirque du SoleilWritten and directed by Robert LePageAT&T Park, San FranciscoOct. 28-Dec. 18, 2011 I won’t go so far as to say “Totem” is the best Cirque du Soleil spectacle of the bunch. There are  ...

Prohibition, PBS

'Prohibition' Documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Written by Geoffrey C. Ward Narrated by Peter Coyote Voices include Adam Arkin, Phillip Bosco, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Conway, Blythe Danner, Paul Giamatti, Tom Hanks, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L.  ...

Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup, Berkeley

Rita Moreno in a scene from her show at Berkeley RepPhoto courtesy of kevinberne.com 'Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup' Written by Tony TacconeDeveloped by Rita Moreno and Tony TacconeStaged and directed by David GalliganBerkeley Repertory TheatreSept. 2-Oct. 30, 2011  ...

Love Masters, NY

'Love Masters' Created and performed by Erick Paiva-NoguchiTheater for the New City, New YorkThrough Aug. 31, 2011 The advertising for Erick Paiva-Noguchi’s “Love Masters” refers to the show as “a multimedia performance art play on the  ...

I Am Theatre: Don Shewey

'I Am Theater' Video short about Don Shewey, in his own wordsProduced by Theatre Communications Group50th Anniversary Celebration, 2011 CultureVulture.net is proud to note that our New York theater critic, Don Shewey, is among 50 theater professionals  ...

Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, San Diego

Hershey Felder channels Leonard Bernstein in "Maestro" at the Old Globe.Photo by Michael Lamont Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein Written and performed by Hershey FelderDirected by Joel ZwickConrad Prebys Theatre Center, The Old Globe Theatre, San DiegoJuly 22  ...

Zen, PBS

'Zen' on PBS Masterpiece Mystery Based on the Aurelio Zen detective mysteries by Michael DibdinAdapted by Simon BurkeStarring Rufus Sewell, Caterina Murino and Stanley TownsendPBS stations, Sundays, July 17, 24 and 31, 2011, 9 p.m. ET/PT Forget about  ...

Somewhere Under the Rainbow, Ireland

Sharon Sexton belts a la Liza in "Somehwere Under the Rainbow"Photo from the "Somewhere" website 'Somewhere Under the Rainbow: The Liza Minnelli Story' Written and directed by Cillian O’DonnachadhaPavillion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire, IrelandJune 23, 2011First Irish tour through July(See  ...

Hollywood Fringe Festval

Ricky Butler as a chess junkie in "American Addict"Photo courtesy of the Hollywood Fringe 'American Addict' Written and performed by Ricky ButlerDirected by Francesco CampariiO West Theater, Los AngelesHollywood Fringe FestivalJune 16 - 26, 2011 Theater buffs with the  ...