An 11-day celebration of puppet-related stage productions in Chicago, and shows elsewhere, have showed the possibilities of an art form.
Two new reality shows put extreme pressure on contestants. “Hunted” pits fugitives against pursuers, and “The Selection” trains civilians in military arts.
Michael Billington: “Rufus Norris has made clear that he wants the National to more visibly represent the nation at large: if that means more work by women and greater racial diversity, I am happy to fling my hat in the air. But that need not – indeed should not – mean an almost total severance […]
This Megan Marshall biography lacks spirit despite her use of an authorial device meant to weave her own story in with Bishop’s.
Our critic on four notable performances from the past week, including huge headdresses, labors of love and philosophy in the library.
Douglas Dunn walks us through his new work, “Antipodes.”
The poll, hosted on The Stage website, asked whether readers had ever been left unpaid by an employer, after performer Jonathan Ansell stormed a stage in protest against a producer who he claims has failed to pay him money owed.
“People like hard games because they do not placate them with explicit rewards for trivial actions.” For the experience to be meaningful, the challenge cannot be illusory.
Tomer Heymann’s documentary on the Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin is a scattered and somewhat confused film about an intriguing and complicated man.