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RIP RGB, RIP GOP, RIP USA
None of the second-rate white men currently on the Supreme Court will receive the honors given to RBG when they finally die.
Artists First? Charting a Future for the American Theater
By the time our theaters reopen, which artists will be left standing? Let us revisit the ancient notion of the acting company.
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.
Immersive Theater Brings Legendary Nellie Bly Back to Life
Remembering a period of history that was downright cruel, especially in regard to women's health -- and the woman who exposed it all.
In ‘Halfway Bitches,’ Playwright Guirgis Goes All the Way
This is two-act, two-hour-and-40-minute political issue to which attention must be paid.
Ms. and They: Coming to Terms with Terms of Identity
Throughout rehearsals, she constantly defaulted to “he,” followed by stuttering apologies. Aidan always said, “That’s OK.” She always felt terrible anyway.
‘Malaise’ of President Carter Finds ‘Confidence (and The Speech)’
Welcome to a 2019 fantasy history play about a 1979 White House experience that might have been.
Abzug, Abzug — There She Goes Again!
My, my -- how can I resist Harvey Fierstein in his new play, "Bella Bella"?
Playwright Rebecca Gilman Finds ‘A Woman of the World’
The story of Mabel Loomis Todd -- first editor of Emily Dickinson's poetry and much more -- opens Off-Broadway with the timeless Kathleen Chalfant.
América the Beautiful
Directors Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside discuss their exquisite and thought-provoking new documentary.
How Soundpainting Came to ‘PoP Up’ in Fort Greene, Brooklyn
"If we can inspire a sense of connection, wonder and whimsy in a fractured world, then I think we have done our job."
Miden Voyage: A #MeToo Charge in a Fictional Utopia
In Veronica Raimo’s novel "The Girl at the Door," there's a fine line between admiring a culture and alienation from it.
In ‘Wives,’ Playwright Backhaus Tries Comedy — and #MeToo
But why salt so much dialogue with, like, annoyingly contemporary expressions?
Privilege and Punishment: Felicity Huffman and the Prestige Problem
With legacy enrollment dramatically rising at America’s top colleges and universities, who needs fraudulent admissions anyway?
I Won’t Calm Down: Taylor Swift, Kellyanne Conway and the VMAs
Don't tell me that I "need to calm down," Taylor. Oh, and please, Kellyanne, don't sing.
‘Stranger’ Days: Remembering the Penelope Ashe Hoax
How 24 newspaper writers teamed up 50 years ago to create the sex-soaked novel "Naked Came the Stranger."
What I Got Out of My Lunch with the New NEA...
In June 2018, President Trump appointed Mary Anne Carter to be Acting Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. The press at the...
How Abortion Narratives Are Changing in Hollywood
Amazingly, encouragingly, the subject is suddenly everywhere.
Was Mom Right? I Hope Not
Mom thought the arts were fun and games, frivolous, with no real worth but immediate entertainment.
Pip with Pizzazz: Ethan Mordden Assesses Barbra Streisand
Diversity, inclusion and curious sins of omission in a new book on the "greatest star."