“It’s almost as much a political event as an artistic one,” Al Jirikowic (my companion at Thursday night’s performance of Burning Doors from Belarus Free Theatre) said to me. He also said, “This place should be filled.” The crowd was large, but seats were empty.
Archives for October 27, 2017
Paata Tsikurishvili on creating Synetic’s Peter Pan
When he was 12 years old, Paata Tsikurishvili was introduced to the story of Peter Pan on stage. “My dad took me and I just loved the story; the little conflicts with their parents, you want to do something your way because you think you’re grown up, but you’re not, and that was fascinating for […]
Four views of Electra: 4615’s producer, director, choreographer and cast
From its roots in ancient Greek culture, the story of Electra has withstood the ravages of time. Electra, herself, stands as a bloodstained woman, something of a patron saint of revenge. At the forefront, the story weaves narratives of remorse, regret, and revenge, all the while asking “What is Justice?”.