Claire Bloom

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Philip Roth: "Shame Isn't For Writers"

    With the publication of the best-selling onanism epic Portnoy's Complaint in 1969, people would randomly shout at author Philip Roth on the street, "Leave it alone!" They may have had a point, but Roth, of course, was writing about a character--though he admits that having an alter ego on the print ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Charlie Chaplin Classes Up the 1972 Oscars Ceremony

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 16 films in focus By Andrew Sarris The 44th annual festivities of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences began with a whimper and ended with a bang, demonstrating that, among other things, Oscar ... More >>

  • Film

    October 27, 2009

    '1962: New York Film Critics Circle' at BAMcinématek

    Sure, there were missiles in Cuba. But what about the film critics' awards?

  • Theater

    May 22, 2007

    The Ex Factor

    Note to Greek husbands: Killing child not best idea

  • Theater

    November 9, 2004

    Nora Gets Her Gun

    Did Ibsen's A Doll's House need updating? Berlin's Thomas Ostermeier gave it a shot.

  • Columns

    December 4, 2001
  • Dance

    July 3, 2001

    Summer Pleasures

    Love and Death in Town and Country

  • Books

    May 25, 1999
  • Theater

    December 15, 1998
  • News

    October 13, 1998

    Be Here Now

    Despite a yearlong retrospective, John Guare wants to be a playwright of the present tense

  • Books

    October 6, 1998