Laura Marsh

Laura Marsh is on the editorial staff of the New York Review.

  • Dancing Kafka

    September 21, 2013

    In this adaptation of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, Edward Watson evokes the nightmarish experience Kafka describes—of a man who wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect—through the vocabulary of ballet.

  • Brontë Juvenilia


    Nine volumes of juvenilia by Charlotte and Branwell Brontë are written under the names Lord Charles Wellesley and “the Genius C.B.”.

  • Procrastination: Cultural Explorations

    July 2, 2014, 8:30 am — 7:15 pm

    Does procrastination have genuinely radical political potential, or is it an enforcer of the status quo?

  • From the Horse's Mouth: A Weekend Celebrating Frederic Franklin

    May 30, 2014 — June 1, 2014, 7:30 pm — 10 pm

    Dancers, critics and choreographers honor a Ballet Russe dancer and great custodian of ballet traditions.

  • Parsons Dance

    January 14, 2014 — January 26, 2014

    1982 is the year that stands out on the Parsons Dance program, as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Joyce Theater.

  • The Houston Ballet at the Joyce

    October 22, 2013 — October 27, 2013

    The highlight of the program is surely Mark Morris’s lush Pacific, performed in long, sheer skirts that look like orchid petals.

  • Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella

    October 23, 2013 — October 27, 2013

    A new Cinderella set to Prokofiev’s score has been called “the most dramatically convincing Cinderella in ballet.”

  • A Dancer's Dream: Two Works by Stravinsky

    June 27, 2013 — June 29, 2013

    This adaptation of two of Stravinsky’s ballets—Petrushka and Le Baiser de la Fée—emphasizes the disorderly, dream-like quality of both works.