Community Culture

There’s a taboo on mortality in our society, one that prevents us from facing the truth. Demonstrated through Mitchell’s monsters, humans will go to great lengths and resort to unspeakable deeds to remain in this state of denial.

Amid themes of loss and pain that characterize those who live in limbo between communities, the Rude Mechanicals illuminate the identities of characters who have lived lives in the dark and, in finding each other, open the clear channels of communication that both human beings and quality theater require.

On Friday, the quartet will be presenting a program containing old favorites of the genre (Haydn and Beethoven), but also a relatively new work by respected contemporary British composer Thomas Adès.

Without knowing the colorful details of your culture differences, which could be as slight as East Coast meets Midwest or as momentous as East Jerusalem meets West Bank, it's hard to know how to guide you.

But our age isn’t the real limiting factor in marathon training — it’s our lifestyle.

During Wednesday’s “An Evening with Drew Barrymore,” the actress is set to speak about her work, read excerpts from the memoir and answer questions.

Artists can make “art for art’s sake,” should they choose, or they can sing about their hotline nostalgias. Both are needed, and both have been fulfilled. Greenberg’s cultural stagnation has been taken off pause.

Through a difficult text, a violent story and a talented cast and crew, A2CT will try to do justice to this Shakespearean classic.

From the 16th to the 21st century, from sacred music to secular, Tenebrae’s mission is to bring music of universally beautiful and accessible music to audiences under the watchwords: “Passion & Precision.”


Sankai Juku’s spectacular achievements are founded on an aesthetic that weds form and content, the doing and the saying seamlessly.