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By Melissa Rose Bernardo · Jun 14, 2000
Has any playwright tackled as much in his first two plays as David Marshall Grant has? Give the man credit for taking a bite out of Big Issues: In Snakebit...
Syria, America
By Elias Wolfberg · Jun 14, 2000
Syria, America is one of those plays that feeds you bits and pieces of wisdom when all you think you're digesting is an ice-cream cone. The play is nominally about what happen
King Hedley II
By Iris Fanger · Jun 13, 2000
From King Hedley II August Wilson's ambitious undertaking of writing a drama for each decade of the 20th century about the African-American experience has
The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told
By Michael Bettencourt · Jun 13, 2000
From The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told Despite the waterfall of gay themes and references that sluices through Paul Rudnick's The Most Fabulous Story Ever
Romeo and Juliet
By Josh Godfrey · Jun 13, 2000
From Romeo and Juliet It seems like it was only yesterday when the curious public flocked to see Baz Luhrmann's modern update of William Shakespeare's R
The Designated Mourner
By David Finkle · Jun 10, 2000
Everything connected with Wallace Shawn's hypnotic play The Designated Mourner inspires a certain awe--even aspects over which neither he nor his director, Andre Gregory, would se
God Willing
By Ilana Simons · Jun 6, 2000
From God Willing God Willing traces one family's wake for their patriarch, Gerard Lawler. It's hard to believe a 26-year-old wrote this play, but David
EST's Marathon 2000
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Jun 1, 2000
David Greenspan in Alien Boy Norman Mailer once wrote that short stories are much harder to craft than novels because a short story has to be perfect. The ...
Detail of a Larger Work
By Lucia Mauro · May 30, 2000
Lucia Mauro finds Lisa Dillman's latest work painting itself into a corner.
The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon
By Jonathan Abarbanel · May 30, 2000
Jonathan Abarbanel stays a little aloof from this world premiere, based on a 1991 novel by Tom Spanbauer.