Ed Rampell: Shame enjoys poking fun at the backstabbing and sexy hanky-spanky that were the hallmark of Martin’s novels and HBO epic about the cutthroat quest for the Iron Throne.
Ed Rampell: Davis and Wesley’s The Central Park Five is a case study in great political art. It belongs in the ranks of outstanding politically inspired creative works such as Pablo Picasso’s antiwar, antifascist mural Guernica.
Ed Rampell: The documentary serves as a cautionary tale, warning of the forces that can be unleashed by impeachment and court rulings, which might explain Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s restraint.
Ed Rampell: This revival of Domingo’s Art Deco vision of Verdi’s vintage version injects new visual flare into the opera that was first performed in Venice in 1853.
Ed Rampell: The two-acter’s conceit is that a director or stage manager has cast members gathered at a theatre in order to perform King Lear rehearse a version of Melville’s novel about the Great White Whale.