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Barra Grant: ‘Miss America’s Ugly Daughter’ No More
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.
The Era of the Epic Failson
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.
John Lennon as Only His Half-Sister, Julia Baird, Knew Him
As Tolstoy said, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The Lennon-Bairds were no exception.
‘The Rolling Stone’: Ugandan Homophobia as Modern Tragedy
Despite predictable drawbacks, Chris Urch's theatrical indictment is an important work of art.
In Search of a Gentleman
Not distrusting the patriarchy -- but having very different reactions to Buttigieg and Sanders.
It’s Good to Be Alive
How a US military intelligence officer survived catastrophic injury and found a path to Hollywood.
‘Long Lost’: New Margulies Play Should Stay Undiscovered
The playwright thinks he’s offering us shocks. They register more like mild nudges.
Gainsborough Family Album: A New Look at an Old Master
At Princeton, new insights into subtly political portraits of Gainsborough family members.
Isabelle Huppert Suffers (Again!) in Surreal Off-Broadway Play
Watching Florian Zeller's 'The Mother,' we suffer right along with the glorious French actress.
Impressionist Berthe Morisot Finally Gets Her Day
Recentering an intrepid Impressionist as equal to Monet and Renoir.
‘The Ferryman’ Not Only Has Broadway’s Best Ensemble…
...it may well be the best play of the last 10 years.
Masculinity, Identity and My Grandfather’s Rough Hands
"At some point, I'm going to have to decide when and how I want to stop being angry."
The 1918 Flu Pandemic, the Wisdom of Poets, and Trump
Catharine Arnold's "Pandemic 1918" prompts thoughts of mortality and the need for an examined life.
How Kelly Jenrette and Melvin Jackson Jr. Made Emmy History
Meet the first black couple to both be nominated for Emmys in the same year.
Children Are Still In Cages
Never forget the months when we were no better than the world's worst violators of human rights.
It Floats. It Sails. It Sinks: Anthony Giardina’s ‘Dan Cody’s Yacht’
Teenagers with well-grounded values is the best part of the play. Then there's the rest of it.
At Last, There’s ‘Peace for Mary Frances’ (and Lois Smith)
The legendary actress is in pain, and her character's family is giving her more of it.
Ordinary Citizens Can Be Civil Rights Activists. Just Ask Edna.
Meet someone who survived Jim Crow and demanded justice.
After Mass Shootings, What’s an Arts Communicator to Do?
Every time I sat down to write this article, I thought I'd have more time.
Advice and Consent: Nia Vardalos Finds “Tiny Beautiful Things”
Nia Vardalos adapts and stars in a theatrical retelling of pain and survival.