Author: H.B. Kronen

  • Word Up

    Stephen Petronio’s 70-minute kinetic meditation on time, Not Garden, which opens Tuesday at the Joyce Theater, relies on word and body. In Amherst, Massachusetts, last month, much of the movement was swallowed up in the stylish staging, a problem that should be rectified in the more intimate New York venue. Petronio and set designer Tal […]

  • Middle Passage

    Bill T. Jones has moved through life making people mad. He fully understands the artist’s role as provocateur. So it’s ironic that We Set Out Early…Visibility Was Poor, opening at BAM on Tuesday, may anger people simply because it isn’t provocative. “I’m sighing rather than screaming,” he says. “This is about transformation.” Jones has aged; […]