The playwright heads backstage with Bellini
The way we die now
Strife is on the menu of a Royal Court import
Burnham, circa 1960, at the telescope Clyde Tombaugh used to find Pluto 30 years earlier Today, June 16, 2011, would have been Robert Burnham Jr.'s 80th birthday. Burnham was an Arizona astronomer who produced one of the most unusual, and most beloved, set of books of science, his Burnham's ... More >>
Plus Derek Jacobi, the Shaggs, and other spring theater picks
It's not exactly Tosca, but Astronome--a collaboration between MacArthur-genius director Richard Foreman and MacArthur-genius composer John Zorn--is an opera of sorts. In the piece, currently playing at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater, Foreman's funhouse mindscape animates Zorn's cacophonous, amusi ... More >>
Excited (not to say deranged) by the long Presidential campaign, conservative bloggers -- rightbloggers, in our affectionate parlance -- were in top form this year, and outstripped the sleepy Main Stream Media in every way. If mainstream Republicans were content to call Obama a socialist, rightblogg ... More >>
JoAnn Verburg voyages through the realm of the domestic
Riots! Devils! Mopey Danes! The famous shows we're most sorry we missed.
Kline's Lear goes for rationality; Molina's Katz makes madness unreasonable
At 81, Alvin Epstein's trying something classic and new
Much ado about NOTHING: Ellmann tips her caps
No more drama: Arnaud Desplechin's light tragicomedy
From T-Men to lawmen, Anthony Mann carried his noir convictions wherever he rode
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Wherever Broadway's fault lies, dear Brutus, this week it is definitely not in our stars
French Tries, by Romanian Eugene Ionesco, Come Alive
Marion McClinton Brings King Hedley II to Broadway
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
Scholars Deconstruct the Impeachment
Should American Actors Flee a Muddled, Unrewarding Profession?