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Review: Anna Karenina

Judging from Joe Wright's adaptation, Tolstoy's big book would have made a pretty good opera, or maybe a movie musical.
High infidelity
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 16, 2012

Ten fall film releases

Unlike his debut feature, In Bruges, the title of prolific playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh's hilarious, ingenious, and sneakily profound second movie, Seven Psychopaths, gives you a good idea of what you're in for.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 21, 2012

Dark night of the soul

St. Petersburg's Eifman Ballet presents Eugene Onegin at the Cutler Majestic Theatre this weekend.
Boris Eifman's Eugene Onegin
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 15, 2009

School daze

Is this all a larky celebration of post-feminist feminism or just a lark?
Legally Blonde charms at PPAC
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 25, 2008

New + old classics

As if freshly presenting stage classics isn’t challenging enough, new adaptations are in the lineups this fall at two companies, Trinity Repertory Company and the Gamm.
Life on the boards
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 10, 2008

Time with Tolstoy

War and Peace is the epic to end all epics.
The new translation of War and Peace
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 28, 2007


All I want for Christmas is ...

True story: My grandma sent me my Christmas check in mid-October this year.
... a strap-on harness made of recycled rubber; and other helpful holiday gift ideas
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 20, 2007

Closing on a classic

Why is it that as Tony Soprano sits on a deck chair overlooking a pristine upstate New York lake, the atmosphere is filled with dread?
The Sopranos plays its last hand; Entourage fires up a Yom Kippur war
By JON GARELICK  |  April 10, 2007

Village of dancers

When you hear of a new ballet titled Russian Seasons, you visualize khovorods and trepaks danced in a simulated birch grove by peasants in earth-toned costumes.
Russian Seasons at NYCB
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  June 14, 2006

Gratis expectations

Now is the winter of our discontent. That last heating bill nearly caused a coronary, and this month’s will only be worse.
Free booze! Free books! Free movies! Free iPods! A guide to getting something for nothing
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 18, 2006