The overall effect is one of a genial, superficial club lecture on reading and writing poetry, punctuated by Frost’s Greatest Hits.
The recital of this remarkably self-aware singer was a series of highly literate and musically satisfying mini-dramas.
What makes The Traitor ultimately worth watching is its epic sweep, the deft way director Marco Bellocchio and his below-the-credits team carve out the dramatic highlights of Italy’s twenty year war with the Cosa Nostra.
Odyssey Opera revels in the glittering wit and touching moments of this full-length chamber opera by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, better known for his Hollywood film scores and some wonderful guitar pieces.
Here is why you have to read this book: It gives proof to my faith that those beautiful lines and paragraphs created through the ages can comfort in present distress and continue to do so as one heals.
While The Assistant’s scenario alludes to Harvey Weinstein, the problem is systemic in the entertainment business and probably many other workplaces.
While there is much to admire about Detroit Red’s script, there are serious problems with the staging.
Vivian Gornick is an elegist of the transformative experience of reading and writing, what she calls “the companionateness” of books.
For all the teen-pop trappings, however, there is an old-fashioned sensibility to Rex Orange County’s music.
The main problem with Gloria is its expository storytelling. Events are mostly announced and described rather than recreated.