For those who think the 21st century, with technology's wild advances, has wiped the slate clean of every old tradition, theatergoing right now must be hell. In movies and TV, after all, the bulk of the product is, at least nominally, "new." But the theater, with one eye always cocked on the past, can jolt you at any moment with another reminder that today is just a version of yesterday; tomorrow's headlines will be built out of the problems we still haven't solved from last year, 1950, 1900, or, for that matter, the 5th-century BC, when futile, ill-conducted wars were destroying better... More >>>