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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Review: In ‘Sun & Sea,’ We Laze Away the End of the World by Jason Farago

Seemingly sweet yet insistently ominous, this opera installation turns a sandy beach into a spectacle of a changing climate.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:36PM
Thursday, March 11, 2021

The Night New York's Theaters, Museums and Concert Halls Shut Down by Michael Paulson, Julia Jacobs and Jason Farago

Chocolate fountains, Debbie Harry and an artist’s swan song cut short. We gathered scenes from the New York City cultural landscape in the last moments before lockdown.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:42AM
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Arts Are in Crisis. Here’s How Biden Can Help. by Jason Farago

The pandemic has decimated the livelihoods of those who work in the arts. How can the new administration intervene and make sure it doesn’t happen again? A critic offers an ambitious plan.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:06AM
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Critic’s Pick: Review: An Aching Ode to Jerome Robbins’s Lost New York by Jason Farago

For this essential New York choreographer’s centenary, a Public Library exhibition full of the joy and anxiety of postwar Manhattan.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:32PM
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Critic’s Pick: The African Toll of the Great War, in Song and Shadows by Jason Farago

A fiercely beautiful historical pageant by the South African artist William Kentridge commemorates a million Africans who died in World War I.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:54PM
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Critic’s Notebook: Must Plays About the Art World Go to the Lowest Bidder? by Jason Farago

“Beneath the Gavel” gets some things right as it dramatizes an auction. But the subtleties of the art market remain beyond most writers’ skills.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:36PM
Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guardian US critics: our cultural new year's resolutions by Jason Farago, Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy, Jordan Riefe, Melissa Locker, Brian Moylan, Monica Heisey, Matthew Specktor, Britt Julious, Ben Westhoff, Anne T Donahue, Michelle Dean and Jordan Hoffman

Never mind getting fit or giving up smoking – will this be the year you finally read In Search of Lost Time? Our critics share their arts goals for 2015 Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:00AM
Friday, January 18, 2013

Scarlett Johansson back on Broadway for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof revival by Jason Farago

But in a season where celebrity-driven shows have frequently flopped on Broadway, will her celebrity draw in theatergoers?She did backflips in The Avengers and karaoke in Lost in Translation…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:44AM
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Royal Shakespeare Company's New York summer of discontent by Jason Farago

New York went weak at the knees for the RSC before it arrived but its season has so far missed the markNew York is living through a moment of cultural reckoning. The American Folk Art Museum…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:39AM

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Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
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Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards