Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death on 1 September 1715. He was the longest reigning king in French history, holding his seat on the throne
Art lovers and archeologists gasped when news spread of cave drawings discovered in the Ardeche region of southeast France in December 1994. Painted before the ice age, the roughly 400 images of horses, mammoths and aurochs, as well as predators such as lions, panthers and bears seldom seen in cave art, seemed pristine in comparison
The Deco District’s flagship theater takes on a Broadway behemoth, and the result is practically perfect in every way.
In the early 2000s, when Disney started mining its film properties for theatrical gold after the Broadway success of Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, it wasn’t long before P.L. Travers’ flying nanny Mary
It’s disconcerting to begin watching a one-act play billed as a comedy (per the press release) only to discover it’s not at all funny. Dark, yes, and full of sharp observations, but not amusing, at least to me. Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon doesn’t actually have a funny premise: two cousins squabble over a treasured
Hector Berlioz felt a strong connection to Virgil’s epic poem Aeneid and so when he began to compose his opera The Trojans / Les Troyens, based on Books 2 & 4 of the poem, it was a labor of love. Berlioz wrote the libretto and score of the opera – a massive five act, five-hour