Michael Mayer

Soprano Nina Stemme in Met Opera's 'Tristan und Isolde;' photo: Kristian Schuller Dance Your Way Into the Fall With Festivals
The truth is that Vonnegut's tale is dealing with some mighty sober subjects -- the marginalization of the impoverished, the narrow concerns of the corporate class, the dismissal as surely demented of those concerned with the less well-off.
_______________________________ I looked up the word "jamboree" in the dictionary. It says it's a "celebratory gathering
A few years back there was talk of a New York City revival. If those producers are still thinking about one and willing to
According to its songwriter, Michael Schumacher... "'Brisé,' written for choreographer Liz Gerring, features bits of glass
Michael Mayer's updating Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto in a more or less contemporary Las Vegas setting of Christine Jones's devising lends the histrionic drama an alluring air of 21st-century off-handedness.
Actors Silverman and Dellapina, who plays guitar and sings nicely along the way, perform well together, and Westrate has some effective stretches. If on arrival he were to play Nate as less immediately psychotic, Ziegler's script might have a more insinuating dramatic arc.
Does being in a band help you get into the world of the show as well? For sure. Being in a band for seven years has been
By fadeout, the actor has given an indelible portrayal of someone mustering the courage not only to drop his gaudy garments but to drop his guard as well.
A gay film from Israel presents a hair-raising depiction of the obstacles faced by two gay men who quickly fall in love despite the fact that they are surrounded by the kind of tribal hatred as old as the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues.