No doubt, you've heard Elliot Goldenthal before. Be it early efforts scoring Gus Van Sant's 'Cocaine Cowboys,' mid-career cues care of Joel Schumacher's 'Batman' reboot or his exquisite contributions to the five feature films of his partner Julie Taymor, yes, Goldenthal's music is heard most often on the big screen. Having studied under American compositional royalty like Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, though, Goldenthal is hardly some Hollywood hack.
Anne Hathaway returns to the stage as the lead in The Public Theater’s production of "Grounded," directed by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor.
With temperatures in Gotham closing in on triple digits this week, last Thursday, the New York chapter of Opera on Tap retreated to much cooler climes--apropos, the backroom of Freddy's Bar in Brooklyn. And while their 2013 residency there has runneth o'er with all kinds of fun and interesting programming, that muggy evening's theme--"It's Too Darn Hot"--proved particularly apt.