This is always a messy process, full of calculation, hunch, rekindled passions, and a thwarted impulse to somehow convey how many and how varied were the emotions and ideas communicated onstage in the last 12 months. The results are never entirely satisfying (for me), but here goes anyway, with the usual disclaimer that I couldn't see everything and surely missed some worthy shows, while nonetheless hogging a gourmand's share of... More >>>