Although the poetry of William Butler Yeats is often misconstrued as autobiographical, the poet scorned such transparency, calling it “unimaginative” and comparing realism to “putting photographs in a plush frame.”
At Japan Society, Simon Starling reinterprets a one-act play by W. B. Yeats in which Japanese Noh theater met European modernism.
NEW ORLEANS — This weekend the roving Music Box Village of New Orleans will welcome the public to its first permanent space with two days of performances.
As a New York gravedigger once succinctly put it to me: “We all have dead.” No person is isolated from loss.
The thunderstorm in the third act of Shakespeare’s King Lear will rumble ominously in the Bristol Old Vic’s production of the play this summer thanks to 18th-century sound effects.
It’s called the Hollow Mountain, the granite peak of Scotland’s Ben Cruachan, since an incredible cave lies a kilometer below.
George A. Schastey had one of the most popular design firms among New York City’s Gilded Age elite, but now his work is barely known.
When I arrived early on opening night of this year’s MIX NYC festival at a former manufacturing space in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, I heard a rumor that there used to be a panty factory there.
Early in koosil-ja’s new show I Am Capitalism, which ran at The Kitchen last week, she spoke through recorded voice-overs of a desire to acquire dances.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — In an age where our attention often frays and never lingers, it is rare to find something that holds it unwaveringly for 60 minutes.
I have passed through 700 years in a single hour.
Gentrification has been the subject of countless plays and performances in New York, but the number of productions taking it on seems to have increased dramatically in recent years.