Kaspar Hauser

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Why French Death Metal Band Gojira Don't Sing About Death

    No one sounds like French metal band Gojira (who play Irving Plaza tonight)--or, rather, they sound like no one else. They bear the European death metal hallmarks of speed and rhythmic trickiness, but instead of reveling in the blood, guts, nihilism, etc., that characterize the lyrics of their peers ... More >>

  • Dance

    September 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Subway Hero/Actor Honored by City Council

    Chad Lindsey, the actor who pulled a man off the subway tracks last week and received for his heroism a story in the Times, a feature in Playbill, teasing from Gawker and New York, a spot on Rachel Maddow, and plaudits from the folks back home, will be honored today on the floor of the city council ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Local Actor Saves Man on Subway Tracks, Does Reading

    Chad Lindsey is a Bat, meaning he is among the young company of the Flea Theatre, where he plays in the Elizabeth Swados light opera Kaspar Hauser: a foundling's opera. Bats are expected to do stage-crew work as well, and in the show, the New York Times tells us, Lindsey is called upon to "repeated ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 11, 2009


    Elizabeth Swados and Erin Courtney musicalize the story of Kaspar Hauser

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    You may have heard of the former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, Judith Kaye. But do you know the man who replaced her, Jonathan Lippman? Do you know he never practiced as an attorney, and barely served as a judge? So how'd he get appointed to this exalted position? Connections, baby -- chief a ... More >>

  • Theater

    February 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 25, 2008

    A Bruno S. Christmas

    The Times treated us this Christmas to a profile of Bruno S. The peculiar, near-autistic star of Werner Herzog's Kaspar Hauser and Stroszek in the '70s has since then, as the paper put it, "dropped down the memory chute," and it is not surprising to learn that, as he had before his brief, weird cele ... More >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2007

    Burial's Untrue

    Dreamlike dubstep, anonymous but optimistic.

  • Dance

    February 13, 2007

    Mixing and Mingling

    Big Dance Theater combine cultures, and maybe sell an insurance policy

  • Dance

    September 21, 2004

    Acquiring Extreme Resonance

    Chelsea theaters hold a plethora of dancing, dramatic images, and complex metaphors

  • Books

    March 30, 2004

    Born To Be Wild

    Lost boys: Feral children symbolize deeply held social beliefs, inspire scouting movement

  • Theater

    August 15, 2000
  • News

    July 11, 2000

    House Arrested

    The Man-Child Movie Comes of Age