Don't Miss the Train

Famed for setting complex and unlikely texts to music, Pulitzer-winning composer Dominick Argento has plumbed the depths of Virginia Woolf's diary, and combined Chekhov's…

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Soliloquies and Sunsets

The waters of the bay lap the shore beneath mists that lag low on the surface of the ocean. The winter dark with frost…

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Art and Madness

An ear here, a life there: Vincent van Gogh, Virginia Woolf, and Sylvia Plath each had their own way of dealing with mood disorders….

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Don’t Worry, We’ll Never Forget Her

You already know so much about Elizabeth Taylor: husbands, jewels, AIDS activism. That’s fine; you should know those things. But at “Remembering Dame Elizabeth…

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