Thursday, September 29, 2022

FC Bergman

One of the most intriguing European theater troupes finally makes its American debut: I was delighted to talk to 3/4 of the FC Bergman collective ahead of their show at BAM. Thataway for the story.

Heathers The Musical

I've been a fan of Heathers: The Musical since catching its NY premiere a few years ago, so naturally I was delighted when the Times assigned the review of the capture to me. Click here, fans of 1990s nastiness!

Friday, September 09, 2022

Ghost…at last

I've been dying to write about Ghost for a while, so I want to thank Tidal for letting me have a go at it. Read on for my thoughts on this Satanic party band.

Bonnie Milligan

I wrote about Bonnie Milligan (Princess Pamela 4ever!) for the Times' fall preview. What a treat! Thataway if you want to know more about this terrific performer.

A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

Over the past 14 years Bernie Madoff has emerged as a major source of inspiration for artists and journalists.  I wrote about Alicia Jo Rabins's hybrid of essay, musical and documentary for the Times. Click here for my review.

September's sci-fi to stream

It's a good thing I can't include series in my monthly sci-fi column for the Times because For All Mankind would be in it every time. Instead, here are five movies new to streaming. Click here for the goods.

Friday, September 02, 2022

Los Otros

I reviewed this musical by Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa for the New York Times. Mixed feelings, but the score reinforces my argument that LaChiusa is unfairly criticized for not writing melodies. Click here for the review.