That Some Like It Hot fizzles rather than sizzles is not only a disappointment, but also a bit of surprise.
This is likely the best Giargiari Bel Canto competition year in my experience, evidenced in several important ways.
Stuffed with Stoppardian cleverness, there’s far too much in LEOPOLDSTADT to register with specificity.
Martyna Majok Pulitzer Prize-winning play overflows with complexity. It begins with the title.
In bel canto opera, virtuosic singing IS the drama. Accept that, and O22’s OTELLO pays off thrillingly.
‘Big D’ Energy: David and Cameron Review Most Happy at Williamstown and Sound of Music at Glimmerglass
Two celebrated 1950s musicals get strikingly dissimilar festival productions this summer.
The undisputed cause célèbre here — for better or worse — is director Simon Stone.
This high-gloss production trades on bland Americana at odds Meredith Willson’s sharply satirical, timeless show.
This relentlessly upbeat musical about teen suicide raises the question: Is gay without irony even possible?
The Lehman Trilogy had me in its thrall from the start. That’s not to say I endorse it wholeheartedly, though.