A new Broadway show gives Aristophanes some hoop dreams
Aristophanes hits the court in the Transport Group's new musical adaptation
A production of Lysistrata Jones
In David Greenspan's new play, The Seagull meets metaphysics
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 30, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 39 Village idiocies By Michael Feingold The triple bill at the Playbox Theatre, which I saw on a dank Sunday afternoon last week, reminds me that Eric Bentley used to say, when he was reviewing, that t ... More >>
And a slice of wry from Douglas Carter Beane about Mr. and Mrs. Fitch.
Curious Frog stages Plutus
The new Woody Allen film, Whatever Works -- his 40th for those keeping count -- signals a return for the filmmaker in more ways than one. For starters, it is his first film to shoot on location in New York since Melinda and Melinda in 2004, interrupting a half-decade European vacation during which ... More >>
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A look at our own troubled times via Aristophanes
ERS follows up Fitzgerald with Faulkner
Target Margin makes ancient Greek texts lively; Sarah Ruhl gives Eurydice the death blow
Remixing Aeschylus, The Seven spills classic tragedy onto today's mean streets.
If the new turns out to be just like the old, you'd better just stay where you are
Downtown theater artists bend old plays to new purposes
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More timely than ever, Athenian classics storm New York stages
Lydia Koniordou lends Greek cred to classic anti-war farce
Bilingual, time-jumping, and polycultural, John Jesurun scrambles Goethe's mythic egghead
A lot of skill and talent has gone into The Frogs, but somehow there's no creative pooling
Braut fishing in Japan: Takahashi unfair to Aristophanes!
THAW and the Lysistrata Project's Anti-War Fare
Something Was Missing in the Theater This YearDid Anybody Notice?
The Musicals a Joke AgainBut Is It a Good Joke?
The Revival of Reinaldo Arenas
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