The actor left the stage soon after playing Lear in 1986. Now 80, he is giving it another go, in a made-for-television film directed by Richard Eyre.
A need for medical treatment conflicts with a family’s religious beliefs.
In this highly adrenalized production of Eugene O’Neill’s harrowing family portrait, everybody seems to be acting as fast as possible.
Performances of “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Norma” provided a glimpse at the post-Levine company, and offered reflections of social and political upheaval.
As Tony Kushner’s masterwork reopens at the National Theater, creators of the first British production recall the intensity of working in a small space.
Vittorio Grigolo, the tenor in this Massenet work, moves energetically through his instrument, and he was matched, effusion for effusion, in the orchestra pit.
Understudies step in to give robust performances in lead roles in Bizet’s opera at the Metropolitan Opera.
By situating the action in 1940s occupied France, Richard Eyre’s production denies Manon the possibility of rising to a secure perch in the 18th-century demimonde.