Six years after bagging an Oscar for her role as Elizabeth II in “The Queen,” Helen Mirren won the U.K.’s highest stage honor -- a Laurence Olivier Award -- for her stage portrayal of the monarch in “The Audience.”
Guang, a bicycle deliveryman for a Chinese restaurant in the Bronx, drops off a dinner in a high- rise tenement one Friday night. Counting his tip, he returns to the elevator. As it descends, there’s a crash and the lights flicker. Suddenly he’s trapped.
In the mid-1960s, a young Richard Serra was working as a furniture mover and experimenting with time, process and material alongside friends such as composer Philip Glass, actor Spalding Gray and choreographer Trisha Brown.
Before his “Venus in Fur” made Broadway shockingly sexy, David Ives already was a master of the comic miniature. The six blackout sketches that make up “All in the Timing” prove the point today as sharply and concisely as they did when the show had its premiere 20 years ago.