The plays are the thing
Richard Greenberg's adaptation of Truman Capote's classic novella Breakfast at Tiffany's turns out to be earnest, talky, and rather lifeless despite its good intentions. Telling the story of a chirpy socialite/hooker in 1943 New York and her interaction with a writer who isn't exactly straight, thi ... More >>
Cast and creatives make a dog’s dinner of Truman Capote's novella
In Kinky Boots, Lola's straight! No, gay! But sexless!
This week's column is a perky peek inside two of the shows that are helping make it a tres-gay season on Broadway: There's Kinky Boots, based on the movie about an enterprising drag queen who saves a shoe factory, with a Harvey Fierstein script and a Cyndi Lauper score.
Snowbound? Bored? Canceled out of a show? Well, there's stimulating theater talk tonight to distract you. Susan Haskins, the gracious producer/cohost of Theater Talk, regularly invites Jesse Green, Patrick Pacheco, and myself to have a writerly discussion about who and what are coming down the Broa ... More >>
At Splash, the showtunes must go on.
Richard Greenbergs vacation resort hosts unhappy love affairs and drama
Greenberg deconstructs an elegant past; Son dismantles a shattering present
Can a good play shelter a movie star from criticism's wet blanket?
A mammoth production of the epic verse gets a stateside staging
Greenberg's Girl bears an amazing resemblance to summer-stock romances of the '50s
Baitz's Paris Letter shows what happens when long-cooped-up emotions get a little scope
Recipe for drama: Take one celebrity bio, add wisecracks, sex, ethical debate. Slice thin.
Lauded and embattled, George C. Wolfe calls it quits after 11 years
What's wrong with the present is self-evident, so suppose we look a little further ahead
We're Henry IV, We Are, We Are: The Plays, in Brooklyn and Manhattan, Are the Things
Notes on the New Gay Predator
Greenberg Wins the Pennant; Haring Gets Marketed Again
Two Plays and a Smackdown Augur a New Gay Image
New Dramas Make ConnectionsNo Music Required
French Tries, by Romanian Eugene Ionesco, Come Alive
On the occasion of the 45th Obie Awards, the Voice's Charles McNulty sat down with four theater directors--Graciela Daniele, Brian Kulick, Marianne Weems, and Evan Yionoulis--to hash out the state of their art here at the start of the 21st century
Thirty-Three New York Theater Types Offer Up Their Favorite Productions From the 19992000 Season