Posts Tagged ‘Westsider’

‘Dinner’ Theater that Leaves You Hungry

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film

Matthew Warchus’ 2008 revival of Marc Camoletti’s Boeing-Boeing was a blast of sexist slapstick farce, anchored by Mark Rylance’s ebullient award-nabbing role as Robert. We meet him and his misogynist pal Bernard again in the current Roundabout revival of Camoletti’s follow-up, Don’t Dress for Dinner. Remember the adage “all’s well that ends well”? Well, Bernard [&hellip
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On 150th Birthday, Loïe Fuller Comes Back to Life

Written by Susan Reiter on . Posted in Arts & Film

2294042316_57890fe7ff_t(2) The images of Loïe Fuller—her swirls of fabric illuminated by multicolored lighting—have resonated for over a century. This independent, innovative, fiercely curious and self-educated woman first hit the stage as a child actress. But she developed her own unique—and powerfully influential—brand of dance, inventing something that fit no existing categories, at a time before “modern [&hellip
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