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The Weird and Wonderful Golem of South Beach

Myra Chanin | Posted 02.09.2016 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

I have always avoided spending more than seven consecutive days in balmy Boca Raton. Why? Because there ain't much culture there. Actually the major ...

First Nighter: "El gato con botas," "Le Nozze di Figaro," Carlisle Floyd One-Acts as Opera Magnets

David Finkle | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Since perfect things come along infrequently, it's absolutely required that when they do, a whole lot of carrying on attends them. The perfect thing about which I'm now holding forth is the Gotham Chamber Opera and Tectonic Theater Project's revival of El gato con botas.

Who Is High School Theatre For?

Howard Sherman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

What is the purpose of putting on shows in high school? Is it educational? Recreational? Is it community relations? Is it a family activity? I've alw...

Matthew Shepard Play Deemed 'Too Adult' For Iowa High School Drama Club

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Based on the 1998 murder of gay student Matthew Shepard, Moisés Kaufman's "The Laramie Project" has played to great acclaim around the world. But the...

Matthew Shepard Play Cycle To Hit NYC

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The original cast of "The Laramie Project" will reunite in Brooklyn, N.Y. this winter for a stretch of special performances. But the forthcoming B...

The Heiress Inherits a Natural Beauty

Zach Udko | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Asking an audience to believe that Chastain could stroll through Washington Square Park without attracting the eye of a single bachelor requires a highly active imagination.

Love And Loathing In Washington Square

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

Hell may have no fury like a woman scorned, but there is no shortage of silent rage onstage at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre, in Jessica Chastain's subtle and nuanced portrayal of a jilted rich girl.

First Nighter: Jessica Chastain as 'The Heiress' -- or Not

David Finkle | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's as simple as this: If you've got a play called The Heiress, it's absolutely obligatory that whoever assumes the eponymous role is utterly persuasive. Unfortunately, that's not the case at the Walter Kerr.

Modern Love, Set In The 1850s

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.26.2012 | Arts

“I think that I’ve always been a great lover of Henry James,” director Moisés Kaufman told The Huffington Post in a recent interview. "He had s...

Curtis M. Wong

'Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays' Ready To Take The Nation

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The battle for marriage equality is about to spill out of the political arena and into the dramatic one, thanks to a group of prominent playwrights an...

Stage Door: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, War Horse

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The Iraq War is now in its eighth year -- and the costs, in personal, economic and political terms, are staggering. But translating the existential aspects of war demands a sensitive dramatist like Rajiv Joseph.

First Nighter: Robin Williams Broadway-Bows in Rajiv Joseph's Toothless Play

David Finkle | Posted 05.31.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Robin Williams has made his Broadway debut at last. This is a very good thing. The very bad thing is that he arrives in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, a decidedly third-rate work

First Nighter: A Puss in Boots for Children of All Ages

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

Everything about Puss in Boots registers as so utterly charming that any adults viewing it without a child next to them will want desperately to bring one to the very next showing.

Jane Fonda on Joining the Blogosphere

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marianne Schnall

Not content merely to speak to her Broadway audience eight times a week through a critically acclaimed performance, Jane Fonda is blogging daily and twittering nightly. She finds herself hooked on the instant feedback.

Exclusive Interview with Jane Fonda: Back on Broadway

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marianne Schnall

Jane Fonda: In a way, 33 Variations shows that even in the face of physical adversities and age, passionate commitment and inspiration do not have to wane.

33 Variations: A Lyrical Inspiration

Ashley Van Buren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Van Buren

33 Variations evokes a glimmer of hope for future playwrights, and perhaps in these new playwrights' work we'll catch a similar turn of phrase, note, or heady emotion.

Jane Fonda Coming Back To Broadway

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda will return to Broadway after a 46-year absence to perform in "33 Variations" in 2009. The play written and directed...