Politics

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare's beloved comedy gets a political makeover.

Nellie McKay: Nellie With a Z

The old and the new dance a strange and thrilling pas de deux in the singer-songwriter's Café Carlyle debut.

Stephen Kunken on the Pride of Joining The Apple Family and the Insecurities of Being an Actor in New York City

The Tony-nominated actor is in the repertory production of Richard Nelson's four-play cycle about a politically minded family in Rhinebeck, New York. That's eight hours of lines to learn right there.

Final Analysis and Breakfast With Mugabe
Two plays offer a surprising look at the precarious relationship between psychologists and autocrats.
Holland Taylor on Ann Richards, Moose Murders, and Tom Hanks
The Emmy Award-winning star of TV's Two and a Half Men talks about her forthcoming Broadway playwriting debut, Ann.
The Further Adventures of the Accidental Pundette
CBS's Nancy Giles wades hilariously into the pool of America's burgeoning pundit-ocracy, and reveals it to be quite shallow.
Barney Frank on Fiorello, The Tea Party, and the Similarities Between Actors and Politicians
The former congressman from Massachusetts discusses his upcoming, one-night-only role as a senator in the Encores! Production of Fiorello!
US: A Progressive Love Story
Michelle Clunie's ambitious and politically-minded two-hander seems more about telling than showing.