Handel composed Alexander's Feast in early 1736; it became one of his most popular and most often revived works during his lifetime.
What immortal characters, prescient visions, fantastic worlds, and all-comprehending humanity did this writer pluck from his imagination!
Sicilian playwright Luigi Pirandello's iconoclastic play is all the more impressive when one takes into account that its premiere in Rome was way back in 1921.
In this play, an angry teenager from a troubled home in Juneau is sent to live and work with his Tlingit grandparents in a remote fishing village.
The play's frank assertion that Hick and Eleanor were lovers represents a departure from earlier dramatizations of their relationship.
The new play "Dream Catcher" provides an uninterrupted 80 minutes of high drama between two passionate characters.
It's at all times innovative, witty and charming, full of puppetry, pageantry, imaginative stagecraft and Voltaire's waggish sensibility.
So, a Marxist walks into a theater to watch a fluffy new musical set in the 1930s - and leaves with a big wide smile across his face.
Mark St. Germain's "Scott and Hem" imagines a 1937 F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway meetup in Hollywood.
October 17 is the 100th birthdate of American author and playwright Arthur Miller.