The new production of the classic Sondheim musical embraces its roots while turning it on its head
A giant adventure's old-fashioned spirit
Dieter Bierbrauer leads another strong Theater Latte Da production
Famed painter's life highlighted in Sunday in the Park with George
In Sondheim's musical, storybook characters don't always live happily ever after
Less a resurrection than a clumsy desecration
Frantic action and delightful songs make up for flat characters
At Bloomington Civic Theatre through September 9
Parenthood: You ask for a prodigy, you get a stripper
Something's wrong with 'Rent'--and it's not just the awful songs
They laughed. They cried. They used the "F" word. They wore funny wigs... and we were there
Eminem spews more bile at his fans. Everybody throw up and get down!
A spirited non-conversation with Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt
Pacific Overtures: Sondheim and Weidman Muse on the Art of Turning Japanese
Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.
'The Seagull' and 'Tick, Tick...Boom!' examine the art of being an artist
August Wilson's Pittsburgh Realism; Sondheim's Pretty Pictures
Writers face off in Collected Stories; a musical composer makes unmerry in Merrily We Roll Along
Theatre de la Jeune Lune's The Golem shapes a feast from clay; Guthrie Lab's Sweeney Todd makes mincemeat of paupers
Sunny, optimistic songs from a talented fourth-generation musician
Sometimes a Wizened Head is Only a Wizened Head: Charles Schuminski and Megan Grundy in The Death of the Father of Psychoanalysis (& Anna).