W HEN ASKED HOW his new costume--a beaded, bangled confection--feels, the young Nijinsky replies, "It weighs a ton." So does
L ONDON, 1893. Giggling, sashaying, more than a little drunk, a prostitute makes arrangements with a gentleman off-screen. At his
In staging his 1974 musical version of Candide, director Hal Prince completely tore apart and re-arranged a New York theater
Today regarded as an American musical classic, Lerner and Lowe's Camelot met with a less-than-enthusiastic reception from critics when it
Director Scott Goldsmith describes Out of the Reach of Children as an evening of "musical impressions" rather than a musical.
A BOUT FIVE MINUTES into Chapter Two the hero breaks into tears. There's nothing extraordinary about such behavior--except that Chapter
Approximately five minutes after Chapter II begins, the hero breaks into tears. Nothing extraordinary about such behavior--except that Chapter II
He walks in with a wisecrack. Neither the intellectual pomp inherent in the lecture format, nor the stolid, somber Eliot
'Tis the season to be studious. The papers you have to write and the texts you haven't read are enough
Debutante, n. [from the French debut, or beginning]: a young woman making her formal entrance into society. The phenomenon of
M AGIC RESEMBLES A bad magician's act -- the skilled hands at work simply lack the ability to generate suspense
Marian Seldes sweeps into the lobby of Houghton-Mifflin. We greet each other; I introduce the Crimson photographer at my side.
To quote Kiss Me, Kate : "another op'ning, another show." Actually, two openings this week. And the other offerings are
Long before she saw her first play, Marian Seldes knew she would become an actress. She knew as a six-year-old
Go see a movie. Strange words to read in a theatre column. But even your intrepid reporter is dismayed by