How much should facts matter in theater? A look at the controversy surrounding the performer.
Some things you see on the internet, and you look at them, and you stare at them, thinking that maybe at some point along the lines of all this staring, it will begin to resemble something that will make sense. Try as you might, this is absolutely not one of those things.
Nobel prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has recently enjoyed his time in the sun for being (A) a 2008 Nobel prize-winner, (B) correct about a bunch of things, (C) smacking down flashy upstart Andrew Ross Sorkin. All of which are beside those times Loudon Wainwr ... More >>
President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have shown pretty decent taste whenever they visit our fair city. So why the hell'd they do this, of everything else there is to see in town?
Irena's Vow is that play about the Polish Catholic housekeeper who saved the lives of Jews during the Holocaust. It got a good review in the Times when it was off-Broadway, but when it moved to the Great White Way recently, the same paper assigned the higher-ranked critic Charles Isherwood, who call ... More >>
Remember when I was beside myself that my name turned up on a fashion show seating chart they showed on Gossip Girl? Big deal! A fellow journalist of mine--Charles Isherwood, who's one of the Times's two top-drawer theater critics--just shot an actual part for that show! Apparently the episode has ... More >>
Stoppard's Utopia trilogy is complete. But is there one evening of drama in it?
Not the Same Ol Song and Dance