Ethan Coen returns to Off Broadway this fall with new play "Women or Nothing," set to bow at the Atlantic Theater Company in a run that precedes the December release of his latest pic, "Inside Llewyn…
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The score for Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin's "The Firebrand of Florence" made a triumphant return to Manhattan Thursday night after an ignominiously hasty retreat 64 years ago.
Emotional ambiguity is almost as characteristic of Kurt Weill's work as the musical discordance that echoes it. It ripples sorrowfully through the melody of the composer's French chanson, "Je ne…
In the imaginatively produced and gloriously performed song cycle "Jam & Spice," the company of six performers and three musicians arrive dressed in 1930s garb on a cold day and a bare stage…
There's no doubt that David Schulner has playwriting skills and can conjure laughter, or that his new two-character romantic comedy "An Infinite Ache" has its fleeting charms. Trouble is, it also…
Tongue in cheek is clearly the tone of choice for Off Broadway musicals this season. Welcome "Urinetown," a self-consciously preposterous musical with a more respectable antecedent -- Bertolt Brecht…
Written in 1929, German playwright Bertolt Brecht and his musical ally Kurt Weill translated their fascination with Hollywood gangster movies into this tuneful exploration of a fateful relationship…
Huge and obscure -- these are the words that best describe the Brooklyn Academy of Music's tribute to composer Kurt Weill.
While it may not match 1999's parade of centenary tributes -- to Hitchcock, Ellington, Coward -- the new year promises to bring at least one as the Brooklyn Academy of Music rolls out its spring 2000…