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Emily Mann Presents Gloria Steinem, Warts and All

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A documentary theater pioneer takes on a "deeply human" feminist legend.

For Bob Dylan Musical, Conor McPherson Jettisons the Jukebox

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"Hurricane," "Forever Young," “Like a Rolling Stone” -- but not always where you'd expect them.

She’s Bernhardt, She’s Hamlet, and She Wears the Pants

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Even just her name still connotes outsized emotions.

Craig Lucas Has a Job Off-Broadway, and We Pay For It

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The playwright's heart is in the right place. The play isn’t quite.

Five Off-Broadway Actors Admit to Being ‘Separate and Equal’

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America was always destined to be so much more, and so much better, than "separate but equal." Yes, it's disheartening and infuriating and galvanizing...

Holocaust? What Holocaust? It’s a Hoax! It’s a Hoaxocaust!

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In 2014, they asked: "If the Holocaust didn’t happen…what did?" After Trump and Charlottesville, I think we have an answer.

Jayne Atkinson: Many Political Women, One Singular ‘Ann’

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A Texas-sized challenge for any actress, even one at the peak of her performative powers.

Audible and ‘Harry Clarke’ Remade David Cale’s Career

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Starring Billy Crudup, produced by Audible, it was performance, workshop and theater history in one.

Will Lillian Hellman Return to the Boards for ‘Days to Come’?

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Revisiting the work of a woman who did not cut her conscience to fit any theatrical fashion.

The Maria Irene Fornes Play Marathon We Need Right Now

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A 12-hour tribute to the greatest playwright you've never heard of.

Niegel Smith of The Flea Theater Will Make Us “Color Brave”

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An artistic director leads us toward a wise new way of approaching race and identity.

Marcus Gardley Constructs ‘The House That Will Not Stand’

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A spunky, engaging, sardonic story of women making their way in a society framed by -- who else? -- men.

On Broadway, ‘Straight White Men’ Is Somewhat Bent Over

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Young Jean Lee isn't necessarily crafting drama about what she knows so much as depending on others for what they know.

Why Does Your Nonprofit Arts Group Insist on Producing Art?

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This is my first post for The Clyde Fitch Report.  To briefly introduce myself, for about 30 years I worked in the field of...

Why Time Is Still Ripe for the Fresh Fruit Festival

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An act of defiance for 16 years and counting, we need festivals like "Fresh Fruit" now more than ever.

In ‘Mary Page Marlowe,’ Six Actors Create One (Un-) Exceptional Woman

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In Tracy Letts' new play, meet a middle-class everywoman of the American Midwest.

I Shouldn’t Judge a Play About Antonin Scalia Until I See...

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What if I think he was a terrible jurist and a bad man? Does that make me a bad critic?

What Is the Future of Theater Podcasting?

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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."

Ezra, Henry and a Refuge From Adulthood in ‘Log Cabin’

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Gender identity used as a storytelling tool, not as the point of the play.

In the Theater of Nwandu, Black Men Yearn to ‘Pass Over’

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A tragicomic play invites comparison with other works, but ultimately stands on its own.
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Herman Cain (and Republicans Unable)

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And then there was Jerry Falwell, Jr., with his open pants, evangelical FUPA and his hands veering into prime side-boob territory with -- hey, doesn't she have a name?