In her play "Towards Zero," famed mystery writer
Agatha Christie has Thomas Royde, an English gentleman, expound
a theory of murder that the audience can only assume is the playwright’s
own. Murders, says Royde, begin long before they are actually
perpetrated and advance step by step toward that "zero hour." Comment
The Universoul Circus returns to
Prospect Park on March 19 with "Platinum Soul 2002."
The circus, including Onionhead the Clown (pictured), will perform
through April 21, at the Wollman Rink Lot, Flatbush Avenue and
Empire Boulevard. Tickets are $10-$40. Showtimes are Mondays
through Fridays 10:30 am and 7:30 pm; Saturdays noon, 4:30 pm
and Sundays 3:30 pm and 7 pm For more information, visit www.universoulcircus.com. Comment
It’s not only fast-living rockers who die in their prime.
When he died in 1828, Franz Schubert was only 31 years old. Comment
Walking into Madiba is like crashing a
party thrown by the friendliest people in town. Comment
Until recently, few people other than academics and diehard
Shakespeare aficionados had ever heard of "Cymbeline."
Even this reviewer, who learned the beautiful poem "Hark!
hark! the lark" at her mother’s knee, never dreamed it came
from this Shakespearean romance. Comment
Long before such megastar couples as Warren and Annette, and
Guy and Madonna, it was Jean-Luc and Anna who were the biggest
international movie stars around. Comment
Singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway has a career - and
personality - that are brimming with contradictions. Comment