David Fox

Mac and me Mac and me

A very particular tension—between angry political resistance and gloriously sex-positive, buoyantly confidant celebration of queerness—fuels the immense energy of Taylor Mac’s A 24-Hour Decade History of Popular Music.

on June 04, 2018 at 11:55 AM
“Tosca,” starring the Philadelphia Orchestra “Tosca,” starring the Philadelphia Orchestra

Though orchestrally lavish, this “semi-staging” delivers less theater than no staging at all.

on May 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Bigger than usual Bigger than usual

Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts, a top-tier advanced training program for singers launching professional careers, always sends off their artists in style.

on May 10, 2018 at 1:27 PM
Medium, cool Medium, cool

Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht’s Mahagonny Singspiel, and Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium—are not only combined, but configured to overlap in sometimes revealing, occasionally confounding ways.

on May 06, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Thank you for smoking Thank you for smoking

How do you like your Carmen? Mezzo or soprano? Flirtatious? Confrontational? Smolderingly sexy?

on April 28, 2018 at 11:48 AM
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