The Shanghai International Arts Festival showed off new forms, hybrids—and new entrepreneurial enthusiasm.
A new staging of Poland’s national epic was the centerpiece of a festival reflecting the West’s tense, shadowy new age.
Daughter becomes mother in the Irish company’s 20th-anniversary staging of Martin McDonagh’s landmark play, which now tours the U.S.
Russians, who’ve begun to develop a taste for American-style musicals, recently downed a shot of Broadway.
Samantha Shay’s music-based piece finds a berth in the aesthetic home of Grotowski.
Is it better to plan or to improvise when attending Edinburgh’s outsized performance festival? Two correspondents answer: Yes.
How the story of Matthew Shepard’s murder in a small Wyoming town resonated in a nation where hate and hope are in heated contention.
A cross-cultural opera in Nepal isn’t just building dialogue—it’s also helping to rebuild a quake-ravaged city.
The Colombian theatre festival brought artists from all over, with a special Nordic track this year.
With the world’s extreme poor increasingly on the move for a better life, we need stories that can build bridges, not walls.