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  • Critic's Notebook: Tonys celebrate commerce, not art

    Critic's Notebook: Tonys celebrate commerce, not art
    Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major...
  • 'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys

    'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys
    Reporting from New York The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual. "Red," a two-character...
  • MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth

    MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth
    The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost entirely from its...
  • The Emmys: On Second Thought

     
    That post below about "Boston Legal?" (Fine show, that, and I hear its last season is upon us...) Forget about it. I was wrong, but I was also playing devil's advocate, which is another way of saying: I didn't......
  • Critic's Notebook: Tony nominations for a spotty season

     
    The Broadway season has officially drawn to a close, and now the Tony Awards must try to sort out a mixed-bag year in which even shows that received largely favorable reviews have been subject to quibbles, quarrels and qualifications. To......
  • Tony Awards nominations led by new works 'Fela!' and 'Red' and revivals of 'La Cage aux Folles' and 'Fences'

     
    "Fela!" -- a musical about Nigerian composer and activist Fela Kuti -- and "Red" -- a two-hander about abstract expressionist Mark Rothko -- lead the nominations announced Tuesday for the 64th annual Tony Awards. Winners will be announced on June 13 at...
  • 'Memphis' and 'Red' win with Outer Critics Circle, as do 'La Cage' and 'Fences'

     
    The 60th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards handed out Monday are of some help in predicting what will win at the Tony Awards next month. Although these kudos consider new Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals separately, all other categories, such...
  • 'Red' and star Alfred Molina win gold from Drama League

     
    The Drama League has bestowed its prestigious performance prize on Tony nominee Alfred Molina for his portrayal of the abstract expressionist Mark Rothko in "Red." This transfer from London's Donmar Warehouse also won the best play award for John Logan....
  • Tony Awards 2010: Chat with 'Red' stars Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne

     
    After winning best play at the Outer Critics and Drama Desk Awards, "Red" is the front-runner to win top prize over "Next Fall," "Time Stands Still" and "In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play" at the Tony Awards on June 13. Alfred Molina's portrayal of...
  • Art review: 'Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective' @ MOCA

     
    Arshile Gorky was an essential pivot in Modern abstract art -- a critical hinge between rarefied European aesthetics before World War II and a more muscular, thoroughly American variety that emerged after, in the late 1940s and 1950s. That's the......
  • 'Red,' 'Memphis win top Tony Awards

     
    After winning best play at the Outer Critics and Drama Desk Awards, "Red" took the top prize at the Tony Awards. This two-hander about abstract artist Mark Rothko and his assistant was the front-runner and was the unanimous choice of our pundits. "Red"...