Must we chill again?
Guess I'm giving a party on May 20th. I hadn't been thinking about this year's Obie Awards. I was too busy getting depressed about the state of the theater. (It's a known fact that critics always get depressed about the state of the theater.) So the theater, that tricky place, decided to cheer me up ... More >>
Out of the '50s basket
Everyone in William Inge's Pulitzer winning 1953 play Picnic seems to be yearning, striving, or regretting (which is really just another form of yearning). No-nonsense Flo Owens is still wounded by lost love; her husband--who wasn't all he was cracked up to be--left years ago. Meanwhile, her comely ... More >>
Knight in verbal armor