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‘Lockdown’ Appeals for Justice Reform — and Compassion

Playwright Cori Thomas learned to see the San Quentin incarcerated as individuals, not as past crimes.

Inside David Garrison, a Well-Defended Mr. Mister

How to play an avaricious, amoral capitalist in an age of avaricious, amoral capitalists.

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.

Dear Tasha Lawrence: A Letter About ‘All Our Children’

You have a tough scene late in the play. You probably know it -- what you do at the end of it.

Doreen Taylor Gets Her ‘Oscar’

An Off-Broadway musical fronts a hologram of Oscar Hammerstein II -- and faces headwinds.

Halley Feiffer: Writing New Roles One Play at a Time

How an actor who has always been a writer became a writer who has always been an actor.

Dear Deb Margolin: A Letter About ‘Imagining Madoff’

Will the real Skim Shady please stand up?

I Wrote ‘After’ — a Play About a School Gun Massacre…

...then the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre happened minutes from my home.

Isabelle Huppert Suffers (Again!) in Surreal Off-Broadway Play

Watching Florian Zeller's 'The Mother,' we suffer right along with the glorious French actress.

My Heart Doesn’t Belong to ‘Daddy’

Jeremy O. Harris' play, starring Alan Cumming and set in a pool, barely makes a ripple.

Yes, Ma: Gay Boy Playwright-Choreographer Makes Good

It's all about his mother (and her love life) in the part-play, part-dance 'The Mar Vista.'

‘Chick Flick: The Musical’ Should Be Your Quick Pick

We should all celebrate voices -- even those not necessarily our own.

Why Professional Wrestling Should Be in the Theater Conversation

Why not? After all, writers create the narratives and matches have predetermined outcomes.

Of Sound Mind: Fitz Patton Sees Theater As Tonal Adventure

Sound designer? Composer? Photographer? Publisher? Call him what you like. But call: he's listening.

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.

My Journey with Orson Welles (and the Betacam)

The co-author of the new play "Maverick" remembers the year he worked with a genius.

Lear deBessonet Makes Theater as a Hopeful Public Proposal

This community organizer/director also aspires one day to recreate the Federal Theatre Project.

When a Safe House Isn’t So Safe

Abby Rosebrock's play "Blue Ridge" finds Marin Ireland is brilliantly all the rage.
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