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Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
Why has Bernard Weinraub chosen this secretive chapter of Miller’s life as fodder for his play?
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Thomas Doherty's fragmented, stop-and-start-again style dilutes narrative authority and further complicates an already very complicated story.
If the New York Times can’t make a reasonable case for the need for discrimination rather than salesmanship, we are in real trouble.
Above all, Joan Tower’s music doesn’t waste your time.
A nifty new design for the magazine is on its way .... bear with us.
Older folks say Do It Now reminds them of the Beats.
According to Wellesley Centers for Women study, women hold only 20% of the artistic leadership positions in America's regional theaters.
The Curtis Brothers performance was a display of the mentoring system at its best.
To be with Larry was to be part of his family. If you passed muster, you were friends for life. And Larry had a LOT of friends….
The show is tightly put together, brilliantly balancing black humor with just the right amount of dramatic pathos.
Follow almost any of these police brutality cases to their realpolitik conclusion and you will eventually work your way back to a monstrous truth.
The WTG production succeeds largely because it heightens the absurdity of a play that takes a comic look at catastrophe.
The show, organized by associate director of BB II Peter Stark, was built to show off the talents and challenge the performing chops of the young dancers.
A manipulative entertainment that sets out to confuse theater and therapy.
Where to find the best in new documentaries? In the brave new world of digital streaming.
Jack Taylor is a Beckettian character on the skids; he can’t go on, and yet he goes on.
The most compelling reason to see this film is Annette Bening’s performance as Gloria Grahame -- it’s perfect.
This Proof's weakness comes from the thinness of its lead performances.
Lee Konitz presented himself as the aging hipster he seems to be -- sunglasses, laconic presence, and an I-don't-give-a-shit attitude.
A pianist with an uncommonly sensitive touch, Garrick Ohlsson’s playing encompasses poeticism and technical strength in just about equal measure.
Dorothy B. Hughes is one of the finest of the female practitioners of noir.