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    Art of Darkness

    A cornered man plots his own demise. Lowlifes circle with sharpened knives. Pasts are murky, names false. Murderers, thieves, and seducers trade lies. And all slink about in a postcivilization darkness. These are the elements of Shem Bitterman's The ...

    by Francine Russo on June 22, 1999
  • Love's Labour's Loud


    Love's Labour's Loud

    Imagine if the original cast of the movie Fame decided in their heyday to present a pop-opera adaptation of Shakespeare's most beloved romantic tragedy. Think flamboyant urban costumes (nearly everyone has a boa), a lush rhythm-and-blues soundtrack, ...

    on June 22, 1999
  • Hostile Witness


    Hostile Witness

    It's time to get angry again." So writes Germaine Greer in her introduction to The Whole Woman. She may have intended it as a wake-up call, but more than anything, this book appears to be Greer's bid to matter again. In 1970, The Female Eunuch made t...

    by Debbie Stoller on June 22, 1999
  • Sign Language


    Sign Language

    The hero of Gemini, a Harvard undergrad in the early 1970s, is a Gemini the second act takes place on his birthday, June 2 who has a passionate attachment to a female classmate but is seized with panic because of his equally passionate attachment t...

    by Michael Feingold on June 22, 1999
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    In A.B. Lugo's sassy drama Banjee, you don't really get much more than its provocative naked-torso promo card promises: "Angel and Tony are young, tough . . . and for sale. Just don't tell their girlfriends." Treat it like you're watching a telenovel...

    by James Hannaham on June 22, 1999
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    All That Jazz

    Jazz and ballet are uneasy partners. Getting down isn't part of the classical lexicon. On NYCB's "Tri-bute to Ellington" program, Wynton Marsalis blows soul out his trumpet. His score for Peter Martins's 1993 Jazz is as rich as a cake laced with bour...

    by Deborah Jowitt on June 15, 1999
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    Dialed Down

    The company Elisa Monte started with David Brown in 1981 has finally added his name to its title, and several of his new dances to its roster. This is a good thing; his calmer style is a great counterpoint to hers. Monte launched her choreographic ca...

    by Elizabeth Zimmer on June 15, 1999
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    Earth Mother

    On the phone from a retreat house in northern California, Anna Halprin tries to recall the last time she set foot in Manhattan. If memory serves, it was when she staged Parades and Changes at Hunter College in 1965. Daring for its time, the piece was...

    by Christopher Reardon on June 15, 1999
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    Danes Addiction

    For many directors, Hamlet represents a kind of Mount Everesta climb every bit as daunting as King Lear, though somehow a more necessary test of one's artistic mettle. No matter that the challenges of such a text are Herculean, starting with the que...

    by Charles McNulty on June 15, 1999
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    Pattern & Dissipation

    I am now going to beat a dead horse. What is a painting at its simplest? A surface with some kind of image or motif applied to it. Yes, I know you can cut holes in it, hang it from the ceiling, stick things on it, and push it toward sculpture; you ca...

    by Jerry Saltz on June 15, 1999
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    Photo Finish

    though Evelyne Daitz is fond of puns, this one was unintentional. When she named her early summer group show "Clothes Off," she didn't know it would also be the Witkin Gallery's closing exhibition. As Witkin's owner and director since the 1984 de...

    by Vince Aletti on June 15, 1999
  • Circus Catch


    Circus Catch

    Amalia, a woman with no arms or legs, perches atop her pedestal, a coy smile playing upon her face. "You are wondering," she purrs, "if I've ever had sexual intercourse." Playwright Carson Kreitzer gets Freakshow (HERE) off to a ripping start. She ...

    on June 15, 1999
  • Paris Styles


    Paris Styles

    I like to look at it." That was Gertrude Stein's reply, when asked what was so important about modern painting, and it's my first response to Gertrude and Alice, the Foundry Theatre's production of the piece Lola Pashalinski and her life-partner Lind...

    by Michael Feingold on June 15, 1999
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    Ron Link - 19401999

    Ronald Bruce Link so named by his mother after Ronald Colman and Bruce Cabot started out in theater as a stage manager for the Fantasticks, Little Mary Sunshine, and Leave It to Jane. I met him at a Village dive called Lenny's Hideaway, and later h...

    by Robert Heide on June 15, 1999
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    Naked Eye

    No one was more surprised than John O'Reilly when he found himself thrust into the muddied limelight of the 1995 Whitney Bienniala 65-year-old virtual unknown sharing space with art stars like Cindy Sherman, Brice Marden, Charles Ray, Nan Goldin, an...

    by Vince Aletti on June 8, 1999
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    Down New Roads - And the Message Is . . . ?

    What is How! Do! We! Do! all about? Jessye Norman sings and Bill T. Jones dances. Not exactly. It's about a great singer and a great dancer playing around together? Close; think some more. Two charismatic performers elegantly and evasively bring the...

    by Deborah Jowitt on June 8, 1999
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    Girl Groove

    Jordana Toback, who could pass for a brunette Janis Joplin, combines coruscating portraits of womenalone and in bawdy, blustering relationshipswith recordings by Tom Waits, Louis Armstrong, Jacques Brel, Errol Garner, Woody Guthrie, and Alice Dona....

    by Elizabeth Zimmer on June 8, 1999
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    Club Cortez

    There'll be dancing at Limelight, the controversial nightspot that reopened in December after a two-year hiatus. But this time the dancers will be professionals, with 100 seated customers watching (and standees lurking on catwalks). Cortez & Co. i...

    by Susan Reiter on June 8, 1999
  • Screen Testiness


    Screen Testiness

    An artist is a parasite," says one of S.J. Perelman's characters, "scratch any one of 'em, and what you'll find underneath is money from home." The culture that bases everything on money doesn't really have a social role for artists to fulfill. Iden...

    by Michael Feingold on June 8, 1999
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    SparkleFEST 2000

    Esquivel plays, the backdrop glitters, attendants traipse through the crowd dispensing Jell-O jigglers in the shape of hearts and stars it's ultralounge as broadcast by the Cartoon Network. Welcome to the world of the New Wondertwins, a distaff du...

    by Alexis Soloski on June 8, 1999
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