A common trend in the performing arts of the past 10 to 15 years is the omission of the interval.
Johan Simons's adaptation of Ödön von Horváth's Kasimir & Karoline is so bad if I didn't already have tickets for some performances during the Holland Festival it would have cured me of my desire to go to the theatre for months to come.
Die Ehe der Maria Braun proves once more that Thomas Ostermeier is one of today's most interesting directors.
I am one of the lucky few to snatch a ticket for Peter Stein's 12-hour production of Dostoyevsky's The Demons. The ticket price gives an interesting insight into the economics of the performing arts.
A Hamlet for the 21st century.