| Feb 13, 2011
A fly landed on my nose, and I wanted to sneeze, but I didn't dare. Muscled masseur Manoli, who had just caked my face with a slime-ball of stinking sludge, warned me not to move a muscle if I wanted this sulfurous mud pack's miraculous properties to...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Now is the summer of our discontent. If you'd like a little theatrical relief from all that's ailing America's body politic, Anne Bogart and SITI Company are probably not your ticket.
FOR THE RECORD:
Tragedian's name: The...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:15 AM
On Connecticut stage this fall, we've got Greeks (The Oresteia, directed by Mitchell Polin at Trinity College Dec. 1-13) and Moderns (three world premieres this season at the Yale Repertory Theatre alone, starting with Amy Herzog's relationship drama...
| Mar 13, 2011
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95
Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Maybe you love words and literature and writing and books, but maybe you don't actually want to, you know, read a bunch. Here are some literary events where you can go soak up some writerly atmosphere and company. Like books on tape, only with people....
| Jul 31, 2011
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice; (310) 452-1111 or (800) 786-7789, http://www.hotelerwin.com. 119 rooms in a lodging that was redone in 2009 by the trendy Joie de Vivre chain. One block from the beach and boardwalk. Rooftop bar. No...
| May 26, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In one of the most horrific events in theatrical literature, Euripides’ vengeful Medea answers her husband’s betrayal by murdering their offspring.
Michael Elyanow recalls watching the Abbey Theater’s acclaimed Broadway production of...
| Jan 13, 2011
Pulitzer Prize winner CK Williams will give a free reading at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, as part ofÂ the second annual Blue Flower Arts Winter Writersâ Conference hosted by Atlantic Center for the Arts. The public is invited to the event, which...
| Jan 30, 2011
If Long Beach Opera opened its 2011 season Saturday with a radicalized version of Luigi Cherubiniâs âMedeaâ in an abandoned furniture warehouse, the EXPO Building on Atlantic Avenue, well, somebody had to do something like this sooner or later. It.....
| Feb 17, 2011
F. Kathleen Foley reviews 'Alceste' at Theatre of Note....
| Mar 30, 2011
Fiona Shaw discusses theater and language at Hammer Museum...