Stoppard’s meditation on science, the humanities and other big questions has his familiar dazzle, and Blanka Zizka’s direction is visually brilliant. But sometimes the human dimension gets lost.
Since my first posting on the final movement of the Mahler 4th Symphony, I’ve had a number of good conversations about the piece […]
Of my many changing identities (child, adult, student, working man) the one that’s lasted longest – and may be the deepest in […]
I really want to love director Todd Haynes, whose interests and sensibilities are so much like mine that he must be my […]
Ticket arts writers weigh in on the most important local arts moments of 2015.
Radio Times Program Guests: Beatrice Jona Affron, David Fox This time of year, we are inundated with songs from the unofficial Christmas […]
Michael Ogborn’s musical is at its best when evoking the quirks and follies of our home city, especially the local accent.
Hir, Taylor Mac’s electrifying, take-no-prisoners play, struck me like a bolt of lightening – all the more because only hours before, I’d […]
Who says you can’t go home again? Pig Iron Theatre is now 20 years old. In that time, the locally based company […]
Scholars of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler will continue to debate why the protagonist (that’s Hedda, of course) is so profoundly unhappy. But there’s […]