It's really all Winckelmann's fault. Here we sit, nearly a quarter-millennium after the 18th-century German scholar's death, and we still haven't worked out a convention for bringing the chorus of a Greek tragedy to life onstage. Here is JoAnne Akalaitis, a director celebrated for her work with ultra-modern European playwrights; here is her... More >>>
Rule 1: Don't peep at bacchants. Anthony Mackie, center, and the Public Theater's Central Park cast.