Scene4 Magazine inFocus -
Forsythe's "Blake Works I" | reviewed by Catherine Conway Honig | Scene4 Magazine | November 2016 |

Forsythe Finds A Little Tenderness With The Paris Opera Ballet

In his new work, he has
turned surprisingly soft.
In interviews, he spoke
about not wanting to force
the dancers to change.
He mostly succeeded.

Catherine Conway Honig

Nat Chandler:
 At One With His Work

He speaks with passion about his nearly three-decade career in the theatre and his odyssey from classical music to Broadway and America’s leading regional stages.

Carla Maria

Nat Chandler: At One With His Work | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine - November 2016
Pimpaween Sunthontammarat | interview by Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | November 2016 |

Arts of Thailand
Pimpaween Sunthontammarat

It feels like opening a
new book
and learning about the
new world

Janine Yasovant
คลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย

Scene4 Magazine inView -

Death Of A Fish
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comHe was just a betta fish – Betta splendens, to be exact – something that caught Marvelous María Beatriz’s eye. She named him Inigo Montoya.
Michael Bettencourt

Tenderized Genderized Jazz
Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comIt's only the music, the lyricism of the music, the song of it all that matters. What most rock, most country, all rap and Bob Dylan never understood. 
Arthur Meiselman

It Had've Been Marlowe
Claudine Jones-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comIn the inexplicable turns of fate, I have encountered another musician who worked with my beloved late-great Lillian.
Claudine Jones

An Idea
Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine |
What fascinates me is that countries and arts organizations alike  basically emerge into the world as the product of an idea.
Nathan Thomas

Rock’s Poet Laureate Is Now A Nobel Laureate
Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine |
If people enjoy poetry at all it’s because of modern troubadours–and none greater than Bob Dylan.
Patrick Walsh

Dylan And The Nobel
Les Marcottt-Scene4 Magazine |
His influence is immeasurable, his writing profound and provocative, his phrasing uncanny.
Les Marcott

 Reflections On The 2016
U.S. Presidential Election

From Gertrude Stein’s Faust
& Walt Disney’s
Beauty and the Beast

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

The Steiney Road To Operadom | Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine | November 2016 |
Days Without Nights- "Aladdin's Electric Lamp" and "Madelín de Rumba" | Arthur Meiselamn | Scene4 Magazine - November 2016


Electric Lamp
Madelín de Rumba

The Drama of
First Times

Arthur Meiselman

High And Low

 Two recent movies display the vitality of the oldest form of human storytelling,
the heroic quest:
Kubo and the
Two Strings
and Hell or High Water

Miles David Moore

"Kubo and the Two Strings" | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | November 2016 |
Colors of the Roundtable: Episode 5 | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine | November 2016 |

Episode 5:
The Rapt Pack

The forming of cliques among the twelve Colors was a rarity, and when it did happen it was mostly an illusion. Gossip and rumor were rife.

David Wiley

Old Fart Village

 At the Baby Boomer’s
Woodstock party
Mr. Pinkus pisses
everybody off.

Elliot Feldman

Cartoon: Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine-November 2016 |
In The Beginning Was The Dance | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine | November 2016 |

In The Beginning Was The Dance

Every woman has her own dance, a celebration of her life, sensuality and experience of pain and joy.

Griselda Steiner

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Plants With Pizazz | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine-November 2016 |
drawing and poetry
Love Jungle Apocalypse III | The Art of David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine-November 2016 |


The Photography of Jon Rendell

Love Jungle Apocalypse III

The Art
of David Wiley


The mind, as John Milton once observed, is its own place, and in itself
can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven.
Sandeep Girish Bhatnagar

If anyone suggested we were lovers, Sydney would laugh, comfortable
 in knowing the truth.
Lissa Tyler Renaud

Five Poems
Her beauty struck a match/like sweet william in still air
like twilight bird’s silence/like foxglove trellising on sea cliffs
Alan S. Kleiman

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | Undress Me | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

Undress Me  Michael Bettencourt
In a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undress
her by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | The Greed Gene | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

The Greed Gene  Michael Bettencourt
A young couple is told by their genetic counselor, the "genie of genes"
that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Audio | Theatre Thoughts  | Michael Bettencourt April 2016 |


An astute and entertaining array of audio essays
 on an array of topics by an astute and
entertaining essayist.


Scene4 Magazine Blogs -

Letters to the Editor
Recent Letters

Long & short reviews of theatre, film and more

Que Pasa
Notices, announcements and coming attractions

Karren LaLonde Alenier
The Dresser addresses what’s underneath the art

Miles David Moore Thoughts and observations from, to, for or against

Les Marcott
Dr. Barnabus T. Bynum's
Travelling Minstrel Show


Arthur Meiselman


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