Porgy and Bess
The “Porgy and Bess” star’s holiday collection makes allusions to climate change and women’s rights.
I didn’t realize how much I wanted to point to a character on stage and say, “That’s me!”
Put Daniel Sullivan together with a great play and a highly-respected, award-winning actor like John Lithgow and you're likely to get an illuminating and theatrical rendition of the work, with flashes of lightning for sure.
It's an opera - where the ideal performer with the optimal voice is a capital match for the intentions of the composer and his lyricist, Oscar Hammerstein II.
Perhaps the most complimentary remark to be made about Audra McDonald in Lady Day at the Emerson Bar & Grill is that in 90 minutes and under Lonny Price's fully empathetic direction, she nails that voice and she gets that whole life.
Cirque du Soleil's breathtaking "Amaluna" pushes previous creative boundaries and establishes itself as one of the most captivating and enterprising outings to unfold under the big top in some time.