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Let’s Disconnect the ‘Disconnect’ in Nonprofit Theater

Just because a play delivers "excellence" doesn't mean it delivers "impact."

Mossad, Charlie and Khalil: ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ Comes to TV

The Arab-Israeli conflict rages on, making a TV version of John Le Carre's 1983 novel sadly relevant.

Trigger Warnings at the Theater: Should This Be a Thing?

Isn't the whole idea of art to trigger something emotional?

Is James Franco Fueling Low Ratings for HBO’s ‘The Deuce’?

Without fresh accusations, he's probably in the clear for Season Two.

“Making Oscar Wilde”: A Young Aesthete Lectures America

His American tour served him as he wrote the stage comedies that gave him lasting literary currency.

Emily Mann Presents Gloria Steinem, Warts and All

A documentary theater pioneer takes on a "deeply human" feminist legend.

Tales From the Arts World: Women Who Bully Women

A woman joins a group of writers of a TV show. The woman who recruited her then tries to destroy her.

Audible and ‘Harry Clarke’ Remade David Cale’s Career

Starring Billy Crudup, produced by Audible, it was performance, workshop and theater history in one.

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ Rocks Broadway

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice. But it can strike near enough.

Masi Asare and Her Radical, Creative Musical Theater

A Black woman composer-lyricist-book writer can hit many diversity check-boxes. But she'd rather talk about craft.

‘An American Quilt’ Pulls Back the Covers of Enslavement Culture

But why doesn’t Rachel May run with her many “what ifs” and give us a novel?

How a Tenement House Transformed Into a Theater

A historical place came to life through the spoken word of immigrants who have achieved their artistic dreams in America.

New Bio Confirms: Martin Luther Was a Medieval Radical

Not to mention hemorrhoids and constipation when he faced the Catholic inquisition.

2017 Politics Got You Down? Let William Dean Howells Be Your...

Nationalistic rhetoric, fear of immigrants, police killings of citizens? How the Haymarket case reflects 2017 politics.

How Kids TV Made Playwright Matt Hoverman a Star

Broadway producers disappointed him twice. Winning an Emmy for "Arthur" let his spirits rise again.

New Georges A.D., Susan Bernfield, Dips in “The Pool”

Susan Bernfield talks about jumping into The Pool and her play "Tania in the Getaway Van."

Free, Free at Last: In Flux, US Playwright Finds Stability

"I’m looking forward to seeing all the protest theater in the next four years."

Historic Cherry Lane Theatre Blooming Under New Leaders

"This is professional theater. We take great pride in that."

“The Deuce”: Vivid Portrait of Pre-Disney 42nd Street Sleaze

"The Deuce" has the earmarks of a great show, but will it live up to its potential?
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