Mona Golabek's tribute to her mother's experience in the Kindertransport, a rescue mission that sent Jewish children to Britain prior to WWII, is me...
To produce anything, even a one-time salon, requires skills in risk-taking, persuasion and drive, not so common as you might think.
Whenever someone tells you that the modern economy makes people miserable and that people felt just as happy generations ago, ask the following questi...
Authentic happiness demands we also grapple with the unhappy parts of our character. Perfection, as Jewish wisdom teaches us, is reserved for God.
With a nod to the films Rebecca and Mildred Pierce, not to mention a sly reference to The Glass Menagerie, entertaining camp has scored again. Now at the Theater at St. Clement's, Drop Dead Perfect is fast-paced and funny.
The boys shuffle in from the bright Isla Vista heat outside, eight teenagers dressed in the navy blue polo shirt, slacks, and black-and-white converse sneakers that constitute the uniform of the juvenile detention center a few miles outside of town.
The story is woven by a remarkable group of local and international visual artists to tell a beautiful tale of a woman who attempts to transform her world through courage and imagination.
I got both leading ladies to participate in my recurring feature where I ask actors random, often silly, questions taken directly from the subject matter or text of the show.
Having a feminist boyfriend doesn't mean that he sees the same production of Hamlet you do; it means that when you call out misogyny, he knows enough to say, as mine now does, "I believe you."
When I bought last-minute tickets to see a Sunday-night play at the local community theater in Fargo, North Dakota, I didn't know it would be exactly what I needed.
Theatre has always played a pivotal role in the lives of Taylor and Dana McDonald, so it was no surprise what happened when they tied the knot.
As the country marks the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, the landmark voting rights initiative that took place throughout the state of Mississippi in 1964, it's important to note the key but often overlooked role the arts and culture community played in the social change of that era.
The German playwright Bertolt Brecht frequently used this "alienation effect" to jolt his audiences from their complacency. Edward Snowden is the Bertolt Brecht of the surveillance age.
DEMERARA GOLD, A One-Woman Show by Ingrid Griffith OPENING: JULY 17 - JULY 31 www.demeraragoldtheshow.com You have only to read a few poignantly...
At the intermission of Noël Coward's Private Lives, my wife asked me whether I had been offended by the use of the word "Chinaman." Other than that one bit of language, it was a perfect comedy of manners. I replied that I wasn't sure.
OK, I didn't want to see Jersey Boys, the play or movie. It just seemed like something my mom would have loved, and since I don't have one Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons song in my music library, I thought, meh. Well, smack me on the forehead and call me an idiot.