The plays are the thing
The playwright returns to form at the Signature
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 24, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 21 The '73 'Obies': Plays were the thing by Audrey Berman Judging by the "Obie" ceremony Monday night, the plays were the thing -- seven of the 26 awards going for new plays, with "The Hot l Baltimore" and ... More >>
The New Group looks at the troubles of the working class
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 9, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 15 Theatre: Two by Sam Shepard by Martin Washburn Sam Shepard's "THE UNSEEN HAND" has the terrific plot of the most flagrant kind of good science fiction adventure yarn. An old coot with the unlikely name o ... More >>
tUnE-yArDs, now proudly R-rated. Photo by Chrissy Piper.In this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla conducts an occasionally embarrassing chat with one-woman feral folk sensation tUnE-yArDs (contains sex talk!), Brandon Soderberg catches up with Howard Stern's favorite headbanger, Richard Chri ... More >>
Ethan Hawke stages A Lie of the Mind
Gless: Having a bleeping great time. Photo by Kevin ParryCLICK HERE for my interview with Sharon Gless--the Burn Notice costar who just did two movies in which she plays a disabled lesbian and who finally told me whether it's true that she landed the part of Cagney all those years ago because ... More >>
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The legend of Jack Kerouac
Another notable piece from the Voice's vaults.
In a new play and a classic, corpses make the best sight gags
The American icon is back in the saddle with a new play at the Public
Sam Shepard and Ethan Hawke celebrate a Russian icon
Sam Shepard remembers his late friend and theater colleague
Three plays by white men track America's slipping standards
Peculiar Works' new trip through Off-Off's past
Riots! Devils! Mopey Danes! The famous shows we're most sorry we missed.
Sam Shepard's rock 'n' roll star trip
Touristy Americana in Wenders post-western
From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .
Recalling the glory (and gory) days of theatrical liberation
Back in New York with a new play and starring in another, Sam Shepard reflects on the dangerous farce of contemporary politics
Turning literature into confession, a so-called documentary goes backstage with Shepard
Flirting with Disaster: Discussing Days of Heaven and Dylan classics with Sam Shepard