For Tony Award–winning tap dancer Savion Glover, words don’t mean a thing: He talks with his feet. A rumble of clicketyclacks, a staccato of flip-flaps and a string of stomp-stomps with his metal-toed shoes …. With these, Mr. Glover will reveal his soul on the Joyce Theater stage beginning June 19.
Who would have thought that a tap-dancing penguin would outpoint James Bond at the box office? And deserve to? Not that there’s anything wrong with Casino Royale. But Happy Feet—written and directed by George Miller—is a complete charmer, even if, in the way of most family fare, it can’t resist straying into the Inspirational. This Read More
One day, a renowned British playwright I knew was talking about theater with his godson, who wanted to be an actor. “Everything you need to know about the art of performance is in this film,” the playwright advised him.
Expecting to see a film of, say, Olivier as Hamlet, his godson was amazed at the Read More