I've always admired Lauren Bacall--from a distance. Because truth be told, I'm a little bit afraid a huh. Enter David Rothenberg, who produced Fortune and Men's Eyes, among other plays, and who also formed the Fortune Society, an advocacy and service organization for the formerly incarcerated. In ... More >>
Welcome to the droll house
On August 5, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the worl ... More >>
Bettye LaVette Cafe Carlyle Tuesday, May 24 Better than: Twelve o'clocktails. What's the difference between a cabaret and a nightclub? Not so long ago, the boundaries, governed by repertoire and acoustic instrumentation (give or take the soothing runs of a stray swizzle-stick electric gui ... More >>
She's 'empowered'; Dan Choi's having fun; Joan Collins is showing slides
Dying by degrees at the New York Film Festival
The crooner pens the memoir you sorta maybe were waiting for
Who says Montreal is cold? It's hot, baby.
Classic aspirations—and contemporary shortfalls
Much like twelve-year-olds, publishers get busy during the school year and spend summer months making forts out of pillows. But despite the summer malaise, a stalwart bunch of non-chick-lit titles fought their way onto shelves this month: Most prominently, David Carr's The Night of the Gun, which go ... More >>
Never So Good, Rapunzel, Roy Williamss Baby Girl
Nobel laureate Harold Pinter: The silences demarcate the warring lines on the battlefield of words.
Selections from the Village Voice's annual Queer Issue
How do you make an old play look brand-new? Merely heighten the oldness with boldness.
Mother and daughter confess in Munro's felonious drama
London's Winter of Theatrical Discontent
After a Flurry of Productions, a Critical Look at an American Master
The Swank World of Gay Gents in New York
Elastica Out of Control
The Diary of a Legendary Village Bohemian Surfaces at NYU
After 100 Years of Experiment, What'll the Theater Do for an Encore?
Africa Fete Welcomes a Zimbabwean Star
The Humana Festival Presses Its Limits