We'll leave the debates over why the Irish are such champions of the written word -- Is it the island's strong oral traditions surrounding the seanchai, or storyteller? The rich vein of Celtic folklore? The really awesome beer? -- to folks who are much smarter and more sober. The Irish count four No ... More >>
"A country road. A tree. Evening." So go the opening stage directions of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, one of the most important plays of the 20th century. But if the set description seems minimal, Tides Theatre's interpretation of them is anything but. "It's almost like you can see the tr ... More >>
Speculating about this season's theatrical experiments.
Is doing Beckett by the book better than taking liberties with the famously controlling writer's texts?
Yours, Mine & Ours lowers the bar for miserable remakes
Progressive and contemporary music get along
The last days of San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker as we know it
This mesmerizing one-man show treats Beckett's language like sculpture
Subterranean Shakespeare production
Just another beautiful night in the Tenderloin, sampling the Fringe Festival and the Virgin Queen Contest
The artistic scope of fin de siecle roller derby makes Beckett's drama seem transparent
Home(less) alone in Larry Hankin's Emmett Sez:
What you should know about illin' in the city