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Two companies that dazzled New York last season with highly praised pairs of plays are back this spring. The first is Theatre For A New Audience, which last year presented two highly regarded Shakespeare productions (Hamlet and Othello), who is currently mounting Measure For Measure directed by Arin Arbus (who helmed the aforementioned TFANA Othello). [...]

Like everything else during the Christmas season, many New York’s theaters also become a winter wonderland. A variety of holiday shows are currently running for both your naughty and nice sides this season. The oldest, and most famous Christmas show is of course, The Nutcracker, seen every December at the New York City Ballet.  The [...]

It’s been a rough year for Eugene O’Neill.  First his 1925 drama, Desire Under the Elms, was a substantial flop on Broadway.  Despite an interesting cast (including Brian Dennehy and Carla Gugino) the play was bizarrely directed—and heavily edited—by Robert Falls and it closed early, with some performances (like the one I attended) more than [...]

At a concert this winter, I ran into a friend, a practicing lawyer who also holds a degree in music. She admits she is baffled by classical music reviews and wanted to know, “What is the point of music criticism, anyway?” Um … what is the POINT? I was aghast. As someone who devours music [...]

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