Home Tags Plays
By the time our theaters reopen, which artists will be left standing? Let us revisit the ancient notion of the acting company.
Restorationists expect a familiar process will always work: they’re about the car wash. Opportunists look to innovate: they're about getting the car clean.
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.
Remembering a period of history that was downright cruel, especially in regard to women's health -- and the woman who exposed it all.
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.
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...
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.
The story of Mabel Loomis Todd -- first editor of Emily Dickinson's poetry and much more -- opens Off-Broadway with the timeless Kathleen Chalfant.
The hold of conservative Christianity on the American body politic is a symptom of the crisis.
"Our idea has been to let the plays shine, to let the playwright shine, and to support each other."
Harris' play is so scattershot that his many points, and the fireworks that generate, remain unhappily in chains.
But why salt so much dialogue with, like, annoyingly contemporary expressions?
The hard elegance of the performances -- especially Tom Hiddleston, in his Broadway debut -- are a potent factor in the overwhelming success of this revival.
Looking to ancient drama to comprehend the incomprehensible.
Looking back on more than three decades creating community and drama around the world using the techniques of the Theatre of the Oppressed.