Katherine Bradford is known for her vibrant palette and eccentric compositions. Often built up over months and sometimes years, Bradford’s paintings are textured, semi-transparent coats of acrylic paint, with hints of pentimenti exposed in the finished surface. Her recent works revisit several of her favored motifs, such as ships and swimmers—traditional and enduring subjects seen throughout art history. Bradford’s canvases, however, are more ominous, and often improbable in comparison to the relative calm of James McNeill Whistler’s paintings or Paul Cézanne’s portraits of bathers.
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London.
David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight.
Friday 4 and 8 pm (no 6 pm showtime); Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
In turn ironic, light-hearted, and cruel, encompassing music and ballet, The Paris Opera shines the spotlight on great passions and tells the story of life behind the scenes at one of the most prestigious performing arts institutions in the world, the iconic Palais Garnier, the home of the Paris Opera since 1875.
NR; 110 minutes; French with English subtitles