Opera is full of courtesans and lechers and, in the 20th century, outright acts of perversion. (Salome, anyone?) But you have to go back almost 350 years for the work with the most depraved protagonist of all: Eliogabalo, by Francesco Cavalli.
Scarlett Johansson returns to Broadway as "Maggie the Cat" in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." On the eve of his 65th birthday, "Big Daddy" Pollitt, the richest cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta, is distressed by the rocky relationship between his beloved son Brick, ...
"Fortuny y Madrazo: An Artistic Legacy" is a seminal exhibition analyzing the work of celebrated Spanish artist and designer Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871–1949) in the context of the family of artists from which he descended.
Brother, Can You Spare a Stack? Organized by Yulia Tikhonova. The Center for Book Arts presents thirteen art projects that re-imagine the library as a force for social change. This exhibition will be accompanied by artist talks during the length of the exhibition.
In his seventh exhibition at the gallery, German artist Wolfgang Laib will create a ziggurat over 14 feet high from slabs of wax, reflecting his interest in pre-modern, non-western dwellings and spiritual spheres from ancient Middle Eastern and South Asian cultures.