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The Anarchist

Another Opening, Another Show

George Heymont | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Bloggers and social media can create quite a brouhaha over matters of cultural significance. What sounded like a deafening chorus of back-seat drivers analyzing Into The Woods for its inherent sexism, racism, and/or casting choices revealed high levels of personal umbrage combined with an inability to handle cruel but basic truths.

Something Isn't Right Here: Surprises of the Fall Broadway Season

Cara Joy David | Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

As the dust settled, I asked a bunch of industry people to comment anonymously on what they consider to be the biggest surprises of the fall season and one of my unsolved mysteries of 2012-2013.

Theater: David Mamet's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week on Broadway

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

David Mamet is so distinctive that his name became an adjective. So he'll survive this week in which his play The Anarchist immediately posted a closing notice for Dec. 16 and a revival of his Glengarry Glen Ross opened with a starry cast and less starry reviews.

What to See on Broadway This Fall -- From the Producers

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I sometimes wonder why the majority of them do it. But I thank them all because without someone to produce the theater there would be no theater. This fall/winter the producers presenting work run the gamut from newbies to vets.