Henry IV
Michael Hayden and Kevin Kline in Henry IV(Photo © Paul Kolnik) Strictly in terms of staging, Jack O'Brien's Henry IV, whic
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular had me less than a minute into the overture, when the show's 36-piece orchestra -- having rolled ...
Women on Fire
Judith Ivey in Women on Fire(Photo © Carol Rosegg) When Judith Ivey was preparing to do Precious Sons on Broadway in 1986, she said during an inter
Laughing Room Only
Darrin Baker, Jackie Mason, and Ruth Gottschallin Laughing Room Only(Photo © Bill Milne) The woman behind me at Jackie Mason's ...
David Harrison in FTM(Photo © John-Francis Bourke) "I didn't have a clue about being a girl," says Timothy. Born biologically fema
The Beard of Avon
Tim Blake Nelson in The Beard of Avon Concern about the authorship of the plays credited to William Shakespeare's has swirled for a few hundred years. The man ...
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
Ellen Burstyn inOldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All(Photo © Joan Marcus) Allan Gurganus's 1989 novel Oldest Confederate Widow Tells All is 70
Where We're Born
Sara Surrey and Marin Ireland in Where We're Born(Photo © Sandra Coudert) Although there's no indication in Lucy Thurber's impress
Encores! Bash
Jason Danieley and Laura Benantiin the Encores! Bash(Photo © Joan Marcus) In addition to its annual presentations of three vintage musicals in staged conc
Anna in the Tropics
Daphne Rubin-Vega and Jimmy Smitsin Anna in the Tropics(Photo © Joan Marcus) Maybe the members of the Pulitzer Prize committee for plays are cigar smokers