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‘Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow’ Stay Home
There must be method to playwright Halley Feiffer's current madness.
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.
Doreen Taylor Gets Her ‘Oscar’
An Off-Broadway musical fronts a hologram of Oscar Hammerstein II -- and faces headwinds.
Au Contraire: Exploring Brexit in English and Irish Theater
There's a desire to respect their differences and to work out where they go next -- together or separately.
Dear Deb Margolin: A Letter About ‘Imagining Madoff’
Will the real Skim Shady please stand up?
Sorry, Globes: Patricia Arquette Was a ‘Dannemora’ Dud
Three words: director Ben Stiller. Oh, and maybe there's a fourth word: misogyny.
How ‘Nailed It’ Fails It
Join us, as we mourn the death of craft.
Lepage Still White-Washing as ‘Kanata’ Opens in Paris?
The story of the show is as offensive as the story being told.
Thrills, Chills, Battle of Wills: Theresa Rebeck’s ‘Downstairs’ Terrifies
With Tyne Daly and Tim Daly reaching new acting heights, what is the playwright afraid of?
Trigger Warnings at the Theater: Should This Be a Thing?
Isn't the whole idea of art to trigger something emotional?
After 50 Years, Elaine May Returns to Broadway
In Kenneth Lonergan's "The Waverly Gallery," May gives a superb performance of lasting memory.
The 10 Most Important Films in the 56th New York Film...
This year's cream of the crop combines artistry with insightful sociopolitical commentary.
Marcus Gardley Constructs ‘The House That Will Not Stand’
A spunky, engaging, sardonic story of women making their way in a society framed by -- who else? -- men.
What Is the Future of Theater Podcasting?
Talking with Peter Marks, Diep Tran and Jose Solis on their new podcasts and why criticism shouldn't be as white as "an Abercrombie and Fitch catalog."
White Women Have Privilege? Yep! Let’s Revisit ‘Real Housewives’
Our legal system rewards them for it.
In the Theater of Nwandu, Black Men Yearn to ‘Pass Over’
A tragicomic play invites comparison with other works, but ultimately stands on its own.
Theater’s Online Community Is Dying. Can We Save It?
Let's not lament the decline of theater blogs. We can get the conversation back.
‘Westworld’ Mesmerizes — and Makes No Effen Sense
HBO's metaphor for the abuses of power may be abusing its power over viewers.
Childish Gambino and the Music of the Marginalized
Singing tales of all-too-common threads.
On Starbucks and the Criminalization of Blackness
While waiting for a friend at Starbucks, two black men were arrested.