Edward Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne has carved out an odd niche for himself re-inventing the story ballet for a new century. Previous works include a “Swan Lake” featuring buff male swans, a “Nutcracker” which took place in a Dickensian orphanage, “Car Man,” which  ...

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),  ...

A Picasso

by Jeffrey Hatcher Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles The Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles February 4-March 25, 2007 Written by Jeffrey Hatcher Directed by Gilbert Cates Set  ...

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;  ...

Beauty in a Broken Place – Colm Toibin

Dublin, 1926: the skeptical representation of the 1916 rebellion in The Plough and the Stars has provoked riots. The grieving widows of Republican martyrs are being hauled through the streets by Irish policemen and the public is outraged. Lady  ...

Candide

Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein ... Like virtually every other major production before it, the Royal National Theatre’s Candide has undergone considerable alteration. One of the great flawed Broadway musicals, the show has been endlessly  ...