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Hurricane Sandy has forced many cultural institutions in the Mid-Atlantic region to close their doors and cancel performances. In New York, Broadway shows that perform on Mondays have canceled their scheduled evening performances. That includes "Annie," "Chicago," "Evita," "Mamma Mia!," "Newsies," "Phantom of the Opera," "Rock of Ages" and "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." The Metropolitan Opera has canceled its Monday evening performance of Mozart's "The Marriage of…Continue
Philip Glass and Robert Wilson created "Einstein on the Beach" in 1976, and neither music nor music theater — including, and especially, opera — has ever been quite the same since. Glass' score, which made him famous, can be heard on complete recordings made in 1976 and 1992. Wilson's images, which made him famous, have been widely reproduced. That has been enough for the opera to have become the most influential of the past 50 years.
But only in the theater can Glass' hypnotically…Continue