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Judith Ivey appears at the center of a few, very individual stories of certain troubled Americans -- and a much, much larger American tragedy.
How America finished off the superhero that he was always meant to embody.
Why don't artists use their greatest asset -- the arts! -- in their arts advocacy?
Only 34 at the time that he wrote his first play, Jitney, August Wilson may or may not have known just how the emotion-driven...
Here's to enjoying the spirit of the (impeachment) season.
The main character in Nadav Lapid's new film battles the patriarchy, his masculinity, the oppression of an army -- oh, and more thing.
Come to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, for an evening with artist Alexis Rockman and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Abel of the Boston Globe.
How Jan Hurst's personal tragedy let to renewed faith, to Voyage Media, and to a film shoot in Hollywood.
The mayor of DC -- and all the battling political stakeholders of the city's cultural scene -- now have a chance to act like adults. The artists deserve it.
We don’t need pizzazz and this is not a snooze-fest, no matter what Fox and Friends tells you. Voters are watching.
One day, reaching for this book will be a good way to revisit the escapades of the Trump presidency -- and to be glad that they're over.
In the 1970s, William Christenberry, along with his friend and fellow Southerner William Eggleston, was responsible for the acceptance of color photography as fine...
Throughout rehearsals, she constantly defaulted to “he,” followed by stuttering apologies. Aidan always said, “That’s OK.” She always felt terrible anyway.
Welcome to a 2019 fantasy history play about a 1979 White House experience that might have been.
The problem with Seattle's Intiman Theatre following (not for the first time) the hysterical-panic fundraising playbook first pioneered by Oral Roberts.
Despite all the choking, an ongoing environmental tragedy somehow inspires comedic gold.
An exhilarating example of the public service that theater is forever capable of providing.
To weaponize the film as just another ideological salvo reduces pop culture to agitprop.
If colonization is what got us to this place, maybe "re-indigenization" -- in dance -- is our way forward.
My old friend -- director of Broadway's hit "Slave Play" -- tells me why theater is the space for the complicated and the uncomfortable.
"Rewind/Fast-Forward: Celebrating the Artist Documentaries of Olympia Stone" is set for Nov. 7 at 7pm.
On the moral conundrum presented by Austrian writer Peter Handke, eulogist of Slobodan Milosevic and winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature.
My, my -- how can I resist Harvey Fierstein in his new play, "Bella Bella"?
The story of Mabel Loomis Todd -- first editor of Emily Dickinson's poetry and much more -- opens Off-Broadway with the timeless Kathleen Chalfant.
The hold of conservative Christianity on the American body politic is a symptom of the crisis.
Step one is underway. Step two will mean the whole game.
"What does it mean to be an 'American'?" Philip Roth had an idea -- one that runs through all our literature.
Directors Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside discuss their exquisite and thought-provoking new documentary.
"We have to move from tokenism to transformation..." For the future-forward American museum, that process appears to be underway.
This is two-act, two-hour-and-40-minute political issue to which attention must be paid.
According to "Putin Kitsch in America," those beefcake shots not only boosted Putin’s image, they sexualized his public image.