This week, the Corcoran Gallery of Art launches Corcoran Uncorked, a new after-hours program featuring tours, lectures and receptions. Patrons can enjoy tours of the special exhibits as well as the MobileMovie Film Festival, featuring films made on mobile devices by local filmmakers.
The author of this lively, probing but somewhat problematic book brings an impressive set of professional qualifications to his enterprise. Dr. John J. Ross practices medicine in Boston and is a professor at Harvard Medical School, so he brings a level of medical knowledge that most others writing about the lives of writers do not possess.
Greed that overreaches and causes its own undoing is the primary target of Ben Jonson's 1606 satire, "Volpone." Considering the ongoing global financial crisis, it's clear that classic theater can remain eerily relevant even after 400 years.
In his last stage role, Mark Rylance thrilled audiences as a bawdy bard for modern Britain. Now he's going back to an earlier Bard in a vibrant William Shakespeare double bill.
British lawmakers are sparring over what may be left of Richard III.
Few people should be able to accuse Boyd Gaines and Kathleen McNenny of not having any onstage chemistry. That's because it's undeniable in real life.
It got a standing ovation. Then again, it was a captive audience.
Americans arriving for the London Olympics will find that the chasm between British and American English can seem as large as the ocean that separates the two nations. Here's a primer:
The London Olympics opening ceremony will be a grand spectacle — but will it be a surprise? In a word, no.