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"The Glorious Death of Comrade What's-His-Name" is based on a 1928 play, "The Suicide," by Nikolai Erdman, who was later exiled to Siberia.
An update on the inaugural class of Duke University’s two-year MFA in Dance: Embodied Interdisciplinary Praxis.
Now on the Burke's Law podcast: In years to come we will want to look back and understand what caused this national cancer called the Republican Party.
Have the powers of the Presidency reached a tipping point or do we simply have a incompetent criminal in the White House?
Thanks to Trump, our planet is set to turn into a cataclysmic, apocalyptic political and military disaster. Happy 2020! And welcome to our weekly podcast.
All else aside, writes William J. Mann, the actor was "a voice in the wilderness warning about the celebrity culture he spied coming down the tracks."
How the surprisingly under-the-radar Ed Norton film "Motherless Brooklyn" represents the very best of contemporary American neo-noir.
Two petitions could move the needle before the American government creates a worldwide catastrophe for artist immigration.
On the eve of impeachment, the emergence of a new and horrific sociological trend will make you even sadder for America and the world than you were before.
Have you heard about the election? I mean, it's all over the news. And are you factoring the election into your programming?
This is two-act, two-hour-and-40-minute political issue to which attention must be paid.
Judith Ivey appears at the center of a few, very individual stories of certain troubled Americans -- and a much, much larger American tragedy.
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...
It’s the presidency, in and of itself, which can surely be engulfed by its own untruths.
Here's to enjoying the spirit of the (impeachment) season.
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.
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.
Will a piece of paper forever change how we talk about arts education? Probably not. But it's a very, very good place to start.
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.
In Bong Joon-ho’s award-winning film, fear is coming from inside the class system. And we know who's being terrified by it the most.
To weaponize the film as just another ideological salvo reduces pop culture to agitprop.
It's one thing to grow up, and grow insecure, as the child of a celebrity. It's another thing to transcend it all with forgiveness.
According to "Putin Kitsch in America," those beefcake shots not only boosted Putin’s image, they sexualized his public image.