A rich vein of American drama flows through the country’s executive suites. Real estate, show business, high finance, sports business—the art of narrative has been well-served by those playwrights who obsess over capital’s omnivorous flows, the prizes and depredations therein.
On the eve of its fiftieth anniversary season in Seattle, the Pacific Northwest Ballet makes a rare visit to Los Angeles, touring with a repertoire of three contemporary classics and the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra. LITTLE MORTAL JUMP (2012), by
The long, international tour of SUN & SEA—the Golden Lion-winning opera by Lina Lapelytė (composer) and Vaiva Grainytė (librettist), directed by Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė—continues at the Albany, the performing arts center in southeast London. Presented by LIFT, the Albany, and Serpentine,
Matthew Lopez’s THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE is an affectionate look at a group of struggling performers who have washed up in a Florida panhandle roadhouse. Casey (Taubert Nadalini) has just lost his gig as an Elvis impersonator when in walks
Join Bradford Nordeen, Dirty Looks, and the Poetic Research Bureau for the launch of Semiotexte(e)’s expanded edition of Cookie Mueller’s WALKING THROUGH CLEAR WATER IN A POOL PAINTED BLACK, originally published in Chris Kraus’ Native Agents series in 1990. The
This month, L.A. Dance Project continues its series of preview performances of Benjamin Millepied’s BE HERE NOW, an ensemble dance set to music from Andy Akiho’s Seven Pillars and Caroline Shaw’s Entr’acte. Performers include troupe members Doug Baum, Marissa Brown,
On the occasion of the Jewish Museum exhibition JONAS MEKAS—THE CAMERA WAS ALWAYS RUNNING, a group of Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni will present IN RESPONSE—JONAS MEKAS, a selection of new video, performance, and installation work.
As the 2022 theater season progresses and the post-pandemic audience emerges to frequent old haunts, a sense of community—onstage and off—is happily reborn at the Ahmanson with the long-awaited production of HADESTOWN, Anaïs Mitchell’s raucous remix of several mythological tales