Cher Public

The harsh untruth of the camera eye

Ivo van Hove really seems to be everywhere lately. An All About Eve in London, a Network on Broadway, an upcoming West Side Story— even a round-table discussion in the New York Times, apparently convened just to litigate whether or not the contentious Belgian director is, in fact, all style and no substance. Read more »

A Magnetizer and a Wandering Goy walk into a bar

The visit of the Mariinsky Theater’s resident company to the glittering opera house of the Brooklyn Academy of Music consists of three ballet programs with starry casts preceded, last night, by a single performance of Rodion Shchedrin’s opera, The Enchanted Wanderer.  Read more »