Tag: Spoleto review

“A Streetcar Named Desire” — a review of the Scottish Ballet’s riveting production

The Scottish Ballet‘s production of A Streetcar Named Desire begins with Blanche, wearing a white wedding dress, desperately reaching for a single bulb dangling overhead. She’s a fragile moth (a potent symbol here in the American South), but we know…

Gravity & Other Myths brings thrilling acrobatics to Spoleto 2014 — a review

I would love to know the subset of human beings who can: A) solve a Rubik’s cube in a couple of minutes, AND B) do the last few moves behind their backs, AND C) accomplish those tasks while standing on…

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago at Spoleto USA 2014 — a review

First things first: if you ever go to some sort of cultural programming at the College of Charleston’s TD Arena, buy your tickets early and get as close to the stage as possible. A friend and I had a pretty…

Compagnie Käfig at Spoleto: engaging, kinetic performance in a terrible venue

A friend and I attended the Spoleto USA performance by Compagnie Käfig on Saturday afternoon. The good-natured show was peppered with moments bordering on brilliance, as the 11 male dancers muscled and spun their way through the two long dances…