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'The Heidi Chronicles': Playing It Forward

Barry Singer | Posted 05.03.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

Yes, the Heidi Chronicles always has been held up as a play about women -- which it is. For me, though, it has always also been about looking back, in sadness and in laughter, in order to keep moving forward. Whatever your gender.

'An Enemy of the People' -- Henrik Ibsen and Modern-Day Politics

Carey Purcell | Posted 12.10.2012 | Arts
Carey Purcell

Its overall impact is a solemn one, weighed with the somber recognition that when it comes to political corruption and public knowledge, not that much has changed in the past 100 years.

'An Enemy of the People' on Broadway

Kevin Sessums | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment
Kevin Sessums

In this season of American politics it was especially engaging to witness Ibsen's political engagement of some of the same arguments we are still having in the 21st century -- the tyranny of the majority, and even the morality of trickle-down economics.

An Enemy of the People: Morality and Mortality

Danny Groner | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York
Danny Groner

How far would you go to do the right thing? What if everyone tried to convince you that it wasn't? Those are the questions at the center of An Enemy of the People, an Ibsen play brought back to life on Broadway.

Talking Stage Royalty and Southern Roots With Driving Miss Daisy's Boyd Gaines

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

Boyd Gaines has won four Tony Awards, but he's still a bit modest about it. "It's not the kind of thing I think a lot about it," he said.

Gents-Who Lunch: Nigel Cole and Alfred Uhry

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The subject of equal pay for skilled workers is of course a serious subject, but in "Made in Dagenham," a little known but true story about a strike a...

Theater: "Driving Miss Daisy" Sputters, "Wings" Doesn't Soar

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Enough cliches in that headline for you? Here are my impressions of two revivals: one Broadway and one Off. DRIVING MISS DAISY ** out of **** Golden ...

Theater Review: Not So Grand Manner

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Sometimes, a mildly pleasant night at the theater can't quite be recommended. Such is the case, unfortunately, for A.R. Gurney's The Grand Manner.