Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
After rewatching What Did Jack Do? a few times, I still don’t really know what the hell I saw. But I decided that I don’t care, because I kept laughing my ass off anyway.
Maytag Virgin accomplishes what it sets out to do and then some: it is a compelling two-hander about grief and romance that explores how the two emotions can intermingle.
Ledelle Moe’s work is fresh, innovative, and contemporary — yet deeply rooted in a primal humanism that courses through the millennia of every continent and culture.
Apart from Claudio Roditi’s musical skill, what stood out was his warmth.
Another operatic version of Oscar Wilde’s one-act love triangle that ends with the woman’s husband murdering her lover, to her enraptured delight.
Unfortunately, no improvements to the staging will clarify dramatist David Greig’s muddled storyline.
What you will be impressed by is the strength of the interior thinking, the detailing of the voices sorting out their confusion.
Salome is not the only strong opera based on an Oscar Wilde play. This one-acter by Zemlinsky deserves a place in the repertoire today.
L. M. Brown knows there are certain questions in life that we just never get the answers to. Or dare to ask.