International Reviews

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One Green Bottle

In a metallic, soundproof house, a family is fighting about who must cancel their plans to look after their pregnant dog at home instead. The father, ...
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Il Barbiere Di Saviglia

When I first spotted "Il Barbiere Di Saviglia" on the yearly programme of the Israeli Opera, my immediate reaction was: what a challenge it is for a d...
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Falstaff

Verdi's last opera is a real artistic testament to the career of a composer who until the very end never ceased to experiment and evolve his musical a...
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Orlando

Screens both on your left and on your right, intertwined by a treadmill for cameras. A recording studio, all lit up. More cast than crew on a stage sp...
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Die Zauberflote

This extraordinary production of The Magic Flute was first performed in Germany in 2012 and has since travelled around the world – but sadly never to ...
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Frankenstein

Classic Stage has frankly (no pun intended) furnished its auditorium exactly how I’d expect “Frankenstein” to look: metallic and Gothic, with sparse c...
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The Sabbath Girl

How many goys does it take to screw in a lightbulb on a Friday night? For one lonely Orthodox Jew it’s one beautiful Italian neighbor. That’s the prem...
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Where We Stand

I’m used to going to the fourth floor of the WP Theater, but it’s currently blocked off by a sign saying, “Closed for town meeting.” That struck me as...
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Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Redemption is hard to find in prison, especially when the charge is murder, and the potential sentence is life. Set primarily in the protective custod...