| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Whenever Mike Nichols worked in the theater, it was inevitably an event, the focal point of the season — the show you simply had to get tickets to or be left in the conversational cold.
When he directed “Waiting for Godot” with Steve...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
The rear window...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The setting for Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" is "the living room of a large and well-appointed suburban home," and scenic designer Santo Loquasto has conjured the scene so sumptuously at Broadway's Golden Theatre that you can practically hear the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:52 AM
The idea of presenting Bach in bulk is not new but has gained currency in Chicago in recent months. Barely three weeks after the WFMT Bach Organ Project – a 10-concert series devoted to performances of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
First came the national anthem played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, then a resplendent fanfare by Richard Strauss.
But when 22 brass players and a pair of timpanists proclaimed the opening of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Dec. 6, 1964, that...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Lira Singers: The group celebrates its 50th season with a festive concert of Polish carols, songs and dances, assisted by the Lira Dancers and Lira Symphony, with English narration. 3 p.m. Sunday, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E....
| Nov 2, 2014
An international lineup of artists in music, theater and dance highlight the Virginia Arts Festival's 2015 season announced this week. Subscriptions are now on sale.
The 19th season will open April 10 with Ballet Hispanico, a Latin-inspired troupe...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sarah Ruhl's new play, "The Oldest Boy," is extremely imaginative and hypnotically beautiful, but the plot is a puzzler. An American woman, the wife of a Tibetan man, is visited by a high-ranking Buddhist priest and informed that her three-year-old son is...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In a ballet studio overlooking Grand Avenue downtown, long-limbed, bone-thin Wendy Whelan melts into the arms of her partner, Jared Angle, before sinking into a taut, high backbend off the floor.
Then, in the last moment of their duet, he slides under...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Jean-Luc Godard has never been one to shy away from a paradox. He might well appreciate the irony that his form-busting use of 3D in "Goodbye to Language" -- the very element that has made this by far his most passionately embraced work in years -- is...