By Ernest Kearney — A horizontal tango. A wailing of loneliness. A cleaning of the stage accompanied by a smothering profusion of lavender.

By Ernest Kearney ­— “A lot of trouble about a little music,” snarls Andrei Zhdanov (John Kayton) the Central Committee’s Chief of Ideology as

By Ernest Kearney — Oxymorons. Defined by assorted dictionaries as, “A combination of contradictory or incongruous words.” They pour forth from Shakespeare’s

By Ernest Kearney – In Fatherland, Stephen Sachs has taken a page from such “documentary plays” as Michael Hastings’ 1966 Lee Harvey Oswald: A

By Ernest Kearney — There are those legendary hit musicals that graced the Great White Way to sold-out audiences and gathered enough awards to

The International Flamenco Festival Features Living Legend 'Tomatito', 'Jose Maya & Rycardo Moreno' direct from Spain - March 7 and 9.

By Ernest Kearney – Perhaps the greatest accolade that can be awarded to an author is when the undeniable ascendency of their artistry and

By Nicusor Ciumacencu  —  Growing up, I remember Mom obsessed with Napoleon, reading any book she could find about his life and his stunts.

By Nicu Ciumacencu  —  I didn’t know about the Osage Nation tragedy in the early Twentieth Century due to the discovery of oil.

By Ernest Kearney — City Garage’s production of "Insulted. Belarus," a chronicle of that country’s political woes by native son Andrei Kureichik,

By Ernest Kearney — For a decade, each fall, the father John (Arye Gross) and his daughter Caitlyn (Jacqueline Misaye) spend time

By Ernest Kearney — "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" ( at A Noise Within thru Nov. 12) is one of the most underrated,

By Ernest Kearney  —  "Ghost Land," at City Garage Theatre, opens with the kindly face of a gigantic god staring down upon us, a

By Ernest Kearney — "Blood at the Root" by Dominique Morisseau (onstage at the Atwater Village Theatre thru Oct. 28) is a

By Ernest Kearney — There is no drama in this drama rather there is contemplation, the drama of which is divergence, and

By Ernest Kearney — “When a splinter is intolerable crucifixion is endurable.” The joy of Harold Pinter’s plays is in

By Nicusor Ciumacencu — Before any analyzing, "Uncle Frank," written and directed by Alan Ball, is pleasant to watch, literally; its color

By Nicusor Ciumacencu — I recently watched Season 3 of "Party Down," which ran just over a month from February-end to March-end

By Ernest Kearney — With a great many artists whose work you are familiar with, you can be assured of having an

By Ernest Kearney - The TVO Awards presents 'The Best Of' for HFF23.