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Matthew Gurewitsch

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The Noblest Roman of Them All Ben Whishaw’s bespectacled Brutus dominates a Julius Caesar for our time

June 24, 2022

Love in the Heavens, Love on Earth Live from San Francisco, Bright Sheng’s spacey Dream of the Red Chamber

June 17, 2022

Women Beware Women Gillian Anderson and Lily James chew the scenery in All About Eve

June 10, 2022

The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven Brecht and Weill’s swan song, The Seven Deadly Sins

June 3, 2022

Is His Figure Less Than Greek? Of Simon Russell Beale, London Assurance, and the joys of farce

May 27, 2022

Elsinore Revisited A Cubist Hamlet from the Australian composer Brett Dean, with the original Glyndebourne cast

May 20, 2022

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble Mean Girls meets the Bard in an encore of Red Bull Theater’s Mac Beth

May 13, 2022

A Knight Errant in Love Boston Baroque makes a stellar case for Handel’s rarity Amadigi di Gaula

May 6, 2022

The Man in the Black Turtleneck A hit at the Santa Fe Opera in 2017, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs has its video premiere in a new production from Atlanta

April 29, 2022

Irresistible Force, Immoveable Object A tempestuous English-language Phèdre, starring Helen Mirren

April 22, 2022

The Tenor from Wakanda Curtis Bannister crosses the line from opera to action movies

A Midsummer Night’s Meistersinger From the Salzburg Festival, Stefan Herheim’s legendary staging of Wagner’s marathon comedy

April 14, 2022

Hallelujah! From the National Theatre, London, a triumphant revival of Angels in America

April 8, 2022

Sun Worshipper “Met on Demand” viewers adore Philip Glass’s Akhnaten

April 1, 2022

Attend the Tale of Sweeney Todd! The inimitable, irrepressible Angela Lansbury, on the road as Mrs. Lovett

March 25, 2022

Ukraine Answers, “To Be!” From the Lviv National Opera, the long-suppressed folkloric pageant When the Fern Blooms blazes with heroic national fervor

March 18, 2022

Genius at Play Three decades on, the return of Mary Zimmerman’s breakout theater piece The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci

March 18, 2022

A Legend in the Making An interview with the Chinese-American composer Huang Ruo about his timeless, timely new opera Book of Mountains & Seas

Mortality and Mercy in Vienna As Shakespeare’s “duke of dark corners” in Measure for Measure, Mark Rylance finds real life full of shocking surprises

March 11, 2022

Roll Over, Walt Disney! Beethoven’s animated Creatures of Prometheus from the Philharmonia makes Fantasia look like, well, Fantasia

March 4, 2022

The Queen’s Gambit Immersive midsummer madness from the Bridge Theatre, London

February 25, 2022

Laugh, Clown, Laugh! Billy Bigelow meets Prince Charming in Jonas Kaufmann’s scorching Pagliacci

February 18, 2022

Nuclear Winter of the Soul Ruth Wilson plays Ibsen’s anti-heroine in Ivo van Hove’s fire-and-ice Hedda Gabler

February 11, 2022

Smoking Gun at the Ballets Russes Did the young George Balanchine steal from a certain senior colleague?

February 4, 2022