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In ‘Halfway Bitches,’ Playwright Guirgis Goes All the Way
This is two-act, two-hour-and-40-minute political issue to which attention must be paid.
Weighty Matters, Light Verse: John Lithgow Inks ‘Dumpty’
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.
Delhi Smog: The Toxic Gift That Keeps India Laughing
Despite all the choking, an ongoing environmental tragedy somehow inspires comedic gold.
Putin — and the Pecs That Launched a Million Memes
According to "Putin Kitsch in America," those beefcake shots not only boosted Putin’s image, they sexualized his public image.
How ‘Average’ Howard Barnes Became an Above-Average Musical
Composer Michael Kooman and book writer/lyricist Christopher Dimond celebrate their "average" world-premiere CD.
How Abortion Narratives Are Changing in Hollywood
Amazingly, encouragingly, the subject is suddenly everywhere.
‘Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow’ Stay Home
There must be method to playwright Halley Feiffer's current madness.
For Quality Cultural Diplomacy, Watch Hulu’s ‘Ramy’
With laughter and understanding across religions and culture, 'Ramy' is the future -- for the next generation and beyond.
‘Frankie and Johnny’ Beams a Strong Broadway Half-Light
Playwright Terrence McNally can be greatly thanked -- especially in the light of the moon.
Who Are The 1491s and What Is ‘Between Two Knees’?
An intertribal, Indigenous sketch-comedy troupe exposes a deep cultural scar.
What ‘Ain’t No Mo’ Taught Me About 400 Years of Inequality
Audiences laughed. But no one will ever understand the pain of African Americans.
For Hnath, ‘Hillary and Clinton’ Are a, If Not the, Real...
Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow cannonade a gratifying 90-minute, intermissionless play.
Kevin Allison Took a Chance — and the RISK! Paid...
An evangelist for telling our uncomfortable truths wasn’t always so comfortable with it.
Why Edith Wharton Might Hate My Play
A mixed-race playwright reconsiders 'The House of Mirth' and its relevance (or lack thereof) for people of color.
Please, Lynn Nottage, Don’t Make Me ‘Meet Vera Stark’!
One of our towering dramatic playwrights finds no time for comedy.
Are Millennials Actually ‘F**ked’? Ask Matt Williams
A veteran TV writer-producer and "old white guy" explains his new play -- about Millennials.
Revisiting the Comic Tragicomedy of Sean O’Casey
Irish Rep reexamines a challenging classic, set during the Irish War for Independence.
How ‘Nailed It’ Fails It
Join us, as we mourn the death of craft.
After 50 Years, Elaine May Returns to Broadway
In Kenneth Lonergan's "The Waverly Gallery," May gives a superb performance of lasting memory.
In ‘Hitler’s Tasters,’ Young Women Feast on the Fuhrer’s Food
Former journalist turned playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks explores a grim historical footnote.