Kirill Serebrennikov, under house arrest in Moscow, is staging a production of “Così Fan Tutte” in Zurich through a process closer to espionage than traditional theater.
Author Archives: A.J. GOLDMANN
No playwright is more respected in Germany than Shakespeare. Some productions just have a strange way of showing it.
A crop of new works written by their directors — or maybe directed by their playwrights — is lighting up stages in Berlin and Frankfurt at the beginning of the theater season.
The Paris Opera’s director and music director shared some of their favorite local haunts in the orbit of the Palais Garnier and the Opéra Bastille.
The filmmaker Errol Morris defended his documentary at the Venice Film Festival from accusations that it helps normalize Mr. Bannon’s views.
The Ruhrtrienniale festival in Germany presents unpredictable works in postindustrial settings. But this year controversy has overshadowed the event.
It’s an event more associated with classical music, but drama is in its DNA. Two productions of German-language classics at the festival show differing approaches.
Some of Germany’s most noted artists are lending their talents to two high-profile productions at prestigious music festivals.
Two plays at one of the city’s most important theaters make the case for accepting displaced people, as politics there is turning against them.