John Sullivan has been an editor and writer for newspapers, magazines, and websites on both coasts since the 1980s, including the New York Daily News, the San Francisco Chronicle, and an online start-up for the Wall Street Journal. He resides on his ranch in Northern California.
Writes in: Art & Architecture, Books & CDs, Dance, Destinations, Etc, Features, Film, Music, Television, and Theater.
Alan Rickman, Lindsay Duncan and Fiona Shaw in "John Gabriel Borkman" at BAMPhoto by Richard Termine
John Gabriel Borkman
By Henrik Ibsen (translated by Frank McGuinness)Directed by James MacdonaldBrooklyn Academy of Music, Harvey TheaterJan. 7-Feb. 5, 2011
The Best of 2010 in New York
A strong year in New York theater, I would say. Here’s my pick of the dozen top productions:
'Sexypants' Benjamin Walker as Andrew JacksonPhoto by Joan Marcus
1. “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” ...
John Lithgow in the Taper production of "Stories by Heart"Photo by Craig Schwartz
Stories by Heart
Conceived, written and performed by John LithgowMark Taper Forum, Los AngelesThrough Feb. 13, 2011
http://www.centertheatregroup.org(See video clip below.)
John Lithgow is a charmer; ...
Tiara Sensation’s host-organizers (left to right): Mr. David, aka Glamamore;DJ Down-E; and VivvyAnne ForeverMorePhoto by Cabure; retouching by Juanita MORE!
Temple Nightclub540 Howard St., San FranciscoDec. 5, 2010
The first annual Tiara Sensation avant-drag pageant ...
Art & Architecture
Bronze Corinthian helmet (circa 700-500 BCE) fromthe "Heroes" exhibition at the Onassis Cultural Center in New York
Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece
Onassis Cultural Center645 Fifth Avenue, New YorkOct. 5 2010 – Jan. 3, 2011
Angels in America
Left to right: Billy Porter, Robin Weigert, and Christian Borle inthe Signature Theater revival of "Angels in America"Photo by Richard TermineWritten by Tony KushnerDirected by Michael Greif Signature Theater Company, New YorkThrough March, 2011
Gísli Örn Gardarsson in "Metamorphosis"Photo by Eddi Jonsson
A six-legged nightmare by Franz KafkaAdapted and directed by David Farr and Gísli Örn GardarssonVesturport Theatre / Lyric HammersmithBrooklyn Academy of MusicDec. 4, 2010
Most discoveries are basic, and ...
A collection of puppets (and their handlers) in a scene from "Baby Universe"Photo by Jim Baldassare
Baby Universe (A Puppet Odyssey)
Written and directed by Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock Presented by Wakka Wakka Productions Baruch Performing Arts Center, ...
Left to right: Mark Rylance, Joanna Lumley and David Hyde Pierce in "La Bête"Photo by Joan Marcus
Written by David HirsonDirected by Matthew WarchusMusic Box Theatre, New YorkThrough Jan. 9, 2011
David Hirson’s costume ...
Veanne Cox and Jeffrey Wright in "A Free Man of Color" at Lincoln CenterPhoto by T. Charles Erickson
A Free Man of Color
Written by John GuareDirected by George C. WolfeLincoln Center Theater at the Vivian Beaumont, New YorkThrough ...