Saturday, March 23, 2019
Home Tags Playwriting

Tag: playwriting

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.

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.'

Why Edith Wharton Might Hate My Play

A mixed-race playwright reconsiders 'The House of Mirth' and its relevance (or lack thereof) for people of color.

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.

Mars Never Seemed So Close, or So Far Away

After an abortive launch, Erin Treadway finally blasts off in the new play "Spaceman."

Shepard’s ‘True West’ May Not Be So True After All

I used to think this was a great play. Now I fear it's a great play wrapped in a gimmick.

When a Safe House Isn’t So Safe

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

I’m a Playwright, and Trigger Warnings Trouble Me

What right has anyone to tell me how audiences should experience my plays?

Lepage Still White-Washing as ‘Kanata’ Opens in Paris?

The story of the show is as offensive as the story being told.

Atticus Finch Galvanizes Broadway

Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" astounds with the great Jeff Daniels.

Let’s Disconnect the ‘Disconnect’ in Nonprofit Theater

Just because a play delivers "excellence" doesn't mean it delivers "impact."

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?

Breaking Bad Brecht: Off-Broadway ‘Arturo Ui’ Goes Kerplop

Director John Doyle's revival, starring Raúl Esparza, clumsily ties to our current political nightmare.

“Making Oscar Wilde”: A Young Aesthete Lectures America

His American tour served him as he wrote the stage comedies that gave him lasting literary currency.

‘The Ferryman’ Not Only Has Broadway’s Best Ensemble…

...it may well be the best play of the last 10 years.
- Advertisement -