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  • 13 years ago

    Christopher Shinn got his lucky break at age 23. He sent a script on spec to London's prestigious Royal Court, and three months later, with the successful premiere of Four in 1998, his career as a playwright was launched. Three other plays would p...

  • 14 years ago

    Back when Declan Donnellan accepted Tony Kushner's invitation to direct his new play, Homebody/Kabul, no one could have predicted the emotional response the word Taliban would trigger a year later. "I did feel strange flying into New York and comi...

  • 15 years ago

    First came Arthur Miller, and now it's Edward Albee—director David Esbjornson, you could say, has hit the big time. The 47-year-old Minnesotan made his Broadway debut last spring, directing Miller's The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, a year after laun...

  • 15 years ago

    In Resident Alien, which begins previews this week at New York Theatre Workshop, English actor Bette Bourne plays Quentin Crisp. Of course, the part of the famously eccentric author, raconteur, and self-described "stately homo of England" was play...

  • 15 years ago

    A decade ago New York audiences almost saw Josette Simon give her career-making performance as Maggie in After the Fall. But efforts to bring over the London revival of the Arthur Miller play came apart. Now, finally, the acclaimed English actress...

  • 16 years ago

    "I think Blanche duBois would make a very good theater director," declares Ivo van Hove. Anyone who saw his controversial existentialist take on O'Neill's More Stately Mansions at New York Theatre Workshop two years ago knows he's only half joking...