Bob Dylan and Paul Simon in Concert

The first thing you see as you squeeze by the ticket booth is a guy standing outside holding a huge sign which says: "Cool," says one gray-beard to his friend in relaxed-fit jeans. "Are those bands?" We all  ...

American Buffalo

Director Mark Brokaw returns to the Dublin stage with the latest in a series of high profile productions of American dramas. He has switched registers from the stately intellectual rhythms of Arthur Miller (The Price, A View From the Bridge)  ...

Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco Feb 9-March 11, 2007 Hedda Gabler has long stood beside Nora of A Doll’s House as an example of Henrik Ibsen’s women, hemmed in by the conventions of their  ...

The Beautiful Game

Theatregoers walking into the Cambridge Theatre are greeted by the site of a black stage surrounded by a bombed out proscenium. Lloyd Webber’s latest is an attempt to get away from the theatrical spectaculars of Phantom, Starlight and Sunset  ...

Cabaret

Suggested reading: I Am a Camera Christopher Isherwood, John van Druten The Berlin Stories: The Last of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin Christopher Isherwood Before the Deluge: A Portrait of Berlin in the 1920s (1995),  ...

Blackbird, Tempest: Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

Manhattan Theatre Club March 15-June 10, 2008 by David Harrower, directed by Joe Mantello; featuring Jeff Daniels, Alison Pill. First commissioned and presented by the Edinburgh International Festival, August 2005. http://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/ by William Shakespeare, directed by Brian Kulick;  ...

Betrayal – Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter can be as inscrutable as anybody this side of Samuel Beckett. That’s one of the reasons that his 1978 Betrayal came as such a relief. Totally accessible, the story of a woman, her husband and her lover  ...