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On the Culture Front: The Food Film Festival, Old Times, Fool for Love, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.30.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The heart of a Harold Pinter play beats between the finely crafted lines of dialogue in which characters obscure and contradict their desires. This ma...

First Nighter: Keira Knightley as Emile Zola's 'Therese Raquin,' Chekhov's 'Seagull' Countrified as 'Songbird,' 'Catch the Butcher' Not a Great Catch

David Finkle | Posted 10.30.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Everyone connected with Therese Raquin seems to know what a powerhouse it is as a portrait of 19th-century middle-class French malaise. It's a shame that Cabnet hasn't quite propelled that past the footlights.

Aisle View: Gloria's Wild Ride

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

How do you describe a play that is so surprising -- and so excellent -- that you don't want to give readers an idea of what they are in for?

A Look at the Resurgence of Williamstown Theatre Festival

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Now people are going to say there was no need for Williamstown to make a comeback, because it never went anywhere, but let me lay out my case.

First Nighter: Donald Margulies's Hard-Hitting "Model Apartment" a Model Production

David Finkle | Posted 12.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Depending on when you see -- or have seen -- The Model Apartment, you will either think playwright Donald Margulies has shifted gears to or shifted them from his list of strong-minded domestic dramas.

Aisle View: Cinderella Boy

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The honorable folks at Lincoln Center Theater have once again been slightly -- though not seriously -- misguided in their aim to reach out to younger and non-traditional audiences with the offerings under their LCT3 program.

Lucas Kavner

Playwright And Chinese Soap Star Meet, Write | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- In the first scene of "Outside People," a new play opening Tuesday at New York's Vineyard Theatre, a young American man named Malcolm meet...