How much should facts matter in theater? A look at the controversy surrounding the performer.
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Live actors take a backseat in four festival shows—a roundup review
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Charles Mee's Iphigenia 2.0 throws a big violent Greek weddingand it's yours
Ancient Greeks and contemporary Americans chafe at the ties that bind
12-plus-hour Out 1 returns to MOMI. Bring snacks.
With star-studded hero porn, Emilio Estevez blames the ills of the world on RFK's murder, but what about the man?
A pair of tragic heroes, who dare all and get smashed by destiny
Wedding bells are ringing for Rudnick and his glittery cast
Tragedy drowns in Rebeck's bath; understatement makes Nothing a tasty dessert
Hare's Stuff Happens raises political issuesand some playwriting issues too
Turning choice Greek scraps into leftover surprise
Remixing Aeschylus, The Seven spills classic tragedy onto today's mean streets.
With the Public behind him, Russell brings in experimental theater troupes from around the world
Downtown theater artists bend old plays to new purposes
In a rare (and timely) New York appearance, Théâtre Du Soleil sheds light on the world's refugee crisis
A Middle East setting doesn't guarantee classic tragedy
The changing notions of what students need to know
A lot of skill and talent has gone into The Frogs, but somehow there's no creative pooling
Ambitious Imua searches for new ways to fight old battles
What's the Trick of Staging Shakespeare? Directors Spill Their Trade Secrets.
The Oldest Surviving Play Speaks, but Can It Still Sing?
New York Theater Folks Gaze Back at the Off-Broadway Year
French Tries, by Romanian Eugene Ionesco, Come Alive
The Late British Playwright Sarah Kane Gets a Rare U.S. Production
The 2000 Humana Festival of New American Plays