Arthur Kopit

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Moose Murders, Classic Broadway Bomb, Is Back

    The gold standard in flops, Moose Murders was the 1983 Broadway bad-taste comedy set in a motor lodge, where a blind singer, burn victim, German nurse, twisted Shirley Temple type, incestuous mother, and other loonies converged for parlor games and foul play. AARP magazine ranked it as the fifth wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    John Lahr Digs Stacy Keach as Buffalo Bill

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 16, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 53 On-Stage by John Lahr Arthur Kopit's "INDIANS" is a major event in American theatre. It is the most probing and the most totally theatrical Broadway play of this decade. "Indians" muscles in on the fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Nightmares Before Halloween 1: Gruesome Amelia Earhart Death Fantasy

    ​Since a new movie has debuted about Amelia Earhart, people are asking again what happened to her when her last flight vanished in 1937. The popular new answer: she was eaten by coconut crabs. It is presumed she and navigator Fred Noonan made a forced landing at Nikumaroro, part of the Phoenix ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Clip Job: A Cafe Up in Smoke

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 11, 1965, Vol. X, No. 21Joe Cino's World Goes Up In FlamesBy Michael SmithThe Caffe Cino was destroyed by fire on Ash Wednesday morning. The cafe at 31 Cornelia Street opened in December, 1958, and quickly became important as New York's ... More >>

  • Theater

    May 15, 2007

    The History Plays

    Riots! Devils! Mopey Danes! The famous shows we're most sorry we missed.

  • Theater

    April 22, 2003

    Aurally Sound

    What You Hear's OK, but What Are You Seeing?

  • Dance

    May 7, 2002

    Strange Partners

    Japan, Israel, and Spain in Our Backyard

  • Theater

    November 21, 2000
  • Theater

    December 14, 1999
  • Theater

    March 30, 1999

    On the Verge

    The Humana Festival Presses Its Limits