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.
Jennifer Lim and Gary Wilmes in "Chinglish"Photo by Michael McCabe
By David Henry HwangDirected by Leigh SilvermanLongacre Theatre, New YorkOpening night: Oct. 27, 2011
Anyone who’s spent time clicking around the website Engrish.com will be well-prepared to ...
From David Zlutnick's "Occupation Has No Future: Militarism and Resistance in Israel/Palestine"
12 Films From the Arab Film Festival
A selection of feature films and documentaries from 2008-2011Arab Film FestivalSan Francisco, San Jose, Berkeley, Los AngelesOct. 13-23, 2011
'We Need to Talk'
Choreographed and performed by Simone AughterlonyDampfzentrale BernTanz In Bern: International FestivalBern, SwitzerlandOct. 19–Nov. 6, 2011
The spacecraft Voyager and the human being Simone Aughterlony share the same lift-off date, of sorts: Voyager blasted into ...
Victor Mateos Arellano in "Resin," choregraphed by Alonzo KingPhoto by RJ Muna
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
"Resin" (2011, world premiere)"Who Dressed You Like a Foreigner?" (1998)Novellus Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoOct. 14-24, 2011
Among Alonzo ...
Opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLibretto by Lorenzo da PonteConducted by Nicola LuisottiDirected by Gabriele LaviaStarring Lucas Meachem, Ellie Dehn, Serena Farnocchia, Marco Vinco, Kate Lindsey, Shawn Mathey, Ryan KusterSan Francisco Opera, War Memorial ...
Jon Rua and Priscilla Lopez in "Somewhere"Photo by Henry DiRocco
By Matthew LopezDirected by Giovanna SardelliThe Old Globe, San Diego (world premiere)Sept. 24 – Oct. 30, 2011
Let’s not beat around the bush: If you are wondering what ...
Anna Netrebko (right, clasping hands with Tamara Mumford) in the title role of the Met's "Anna Bolena"Photo by Brigitte Lacombe/Met Opera
Opera in two acts by Gaetano DonizettiConducted by Marco ArmiliatoDirected by David McVicarStarring Anna Netrebko (replaced ...
Sydney James Harcourt as Rocky surrounded by the cast of Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show"Photo by Henry DiRocco
'The Rocky Horror Show'
Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O’BrienDirected by James VasquezOld Globe Theatre, San DiegoSept. ...
From left, Angela Lewis, Nikiya Mathis and Cherise Boothe in "Milk Like Sugar" Photo by Craig Schwartz
'Milk Like Sugar'
By Kirsten GreenidgeLa Jolla Playhouse, San DiegoAug. 30-Sept. 25, 2011 (world premiere)
For her new play "Milk Like ...
By Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyConducted by James ConlonDirected by Francesca GilpinWith Oksana Dyka, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Vsevolod Grivnov, Dalibor Jenis, Ronnita Nicole Miller, and James CreswellLos Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Oct. 9, 2011
It is hard not ...