Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, television, film, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
Theater Review: A Flawed But Compelling “Ajax” at the American Repertory Theater
Though it ends on an image of uneasy forgiveness, Ajax revolves around a worm hole of irrationality – Athena takes extreme actions and makes uncompromising demands but still insists on the “balance” of the gods
Coming Attractions in Theater: February 2011
A hold-onto-your seat month with some intriguing world premieres, including a musical version of a Korean folktale, an attempt to turn Aeschylus’s Prometheus Bound into a rock event, and a cerebral confab featuring Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Machiavelli. By Bill Marx. King Lear by William Shakespeare. Directed by Michael Grandage. NT Live screens the […]