Onstage, the New Gay Agenda Involves Cake and Not Getting Fired

Onstage, the New Gay Agenda Involves Cake and Not Getting Fired

Accommodating change can also be on the coronary heart of “The Closet,” a satire of post-gay political correctness that Williamstown is giving a deluxe manufacturing on its Main Stage. (It runs via Saturday.) Matthew Broderick performs — prepare for a shock — an emotionally flatlining nebbish: His spouse has left him, his teenage son despises […]

As Inflation Rises, It’s Even Harder to Get a Raise

As Inflation Rises, It’s Even Harder to Get a Raise

The economic system just isn’t but there for a lot of Americans. The jobs report on Friday confirmed that the United States added a formidable 213,000 jobs in June. The restoration has introduced unemployment all the way down to traditionally low ranges. But the report, as is commonly the case, pointed to an important manner […]

Review: Mark Morris’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Review: Mark Morris’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

NEW HAVEN — When the Beatles’ LP “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” got here out in 1967 it opened home windows in my 11-year-old thoughts — and within the minds of thousands and thousands of others. It made me marvel in regards to the popularization of drug tradition, psychedelic design, Indian music, Asian philosophy, […]

A Photographer Who Likes Inspiration as a Roommate

A Photographer Who Likes Inspiration as a Roommate

That a photographer collects work in his personal medium is probably not shocking. But Mark Seliger’s West Village compound — a constructing of some 12,000 sq. toes that includes a studio, places of work and his residence — has an unexpectedly deep array of 20th- and 21st-century pictures by the likes of Irving Penn, Arnold […]

The Mideasterner, TV’s Most Flexible Genre

The Mideasterner, TV’s Most Flexible Genre

Maybe it’s the demographics, the colonial relationships or the shorter flying instances to London. Maybe it’s as a result of British tv producers and writers depart the home extra. Whatever the explanation, British TV drama has a extra intimate, on a regular basis reference to the turmoil of the Muslim world than its American counterpart […]

A Critic’s First Orchestra Defines Britain’s Musical Soul

A Critic’s First Orchestra Defines Britain’s Musical Soul

MANCHESTER, England — It was coming to the top of the primary act of “Siegfried.” The hero was hammering out his sword. The Hallé Orchestra was ratcheting its approach by the cranking theme Wagner normal for the forging of the blade. The sound was deep, detailed, an actor in its personal proper. On the rostrum, […]

Republicans Absorb New Lesson: Cross President Trump at Their Peril

Republicans Absorb New Lesson: Cross President Trump at Their Peril

WASHINGTON — President Trump wasn’t on the poll and even stateside for Tuesday’s main elections in Virginia and South Carolina. But he loomed over each states, simply as he has in almost each nominating contest this yr, underscoring how the Republican Party has change into the celebration of Trump and that its politicians cross him […]

Trump Calls Mark Sanford ‘Nothing But Trouble’ Hours Before Polls Close

Trump Calls Mark Sanford ‘Nothing But Trouble’ Hours Before Polls Close

“You can’t have a seat at the table in the Oval Office, because you have offended the president numerous times,” Ms. Arrington instructed Mr. Sanford throughout a debate on a talk-radio station on Monday. “You should have the wherewithal not to go on CNN to bash our president. Instead, work with the president, work with […]