36 minutes ago | Theater
Medieval artists really knew how to tackle death: with dancing skeletons, calls to judgment, and burnings at the stake. An excellent example is the morality play Everyman, in which a character representing, well, all of us, is summoned by God to a...
7 days ago | Theater
It was the social event of 1971, according to Village Voice columnist Jill Johnston: an infamous gathering at midtown's Town Hall to debate women's liberation. Feminist writers and provocateurs like Germaine Greer, Diana Trilling, and Johnston her...
22 days ago | Theater
Long before Henrik Ibsen revolutionized dramatic form with living-room dramas like A Doll's House, he wrote vast, rambling epics, of which the deliberately strange Peer Gynt is perhaps the most famous — and hardest to stage. It spans a lifetime, t...
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28 days ago | Theater
Theater has always been a place for resurrecting difficult, contested memories and reviving long-vanished people in the flesh. In Basil Kreimendahl's Orange Julius, memories, both traumatic and intimate, crowd the stage, occupying the entire time ...
1 month ago | Theater
Only a douchebag would order the Thai mango sausage instead of the foie gras. So we learn from Doug, the surly hipster tending bar in [Porto], Kate Benson's sweet, thoughtful new play. Now at the Bushwick Starr in a production directed by Lee Sund...