Thinking About Theater

The Children's (Shining) Hour (Part II)

Rent and The Laramie Project rattle some educational institutions' nerves.

The Children's (Shining) Hour

In some current educational controversies, the kids are doing the teaching — theatrically.

The Common Sense of Shakespeare (Part II)
By Michael Feingold · Dec 20, 2013 · New York City

How to Keep Blank Verse from Leaving You Blank

The Common Sense of Shakespeare
By Michael Feingold · Dec 13, 2013 · New York City

The Author of Hamlet Explains It All for You

Secrets of Pleasurable Theatergoing (Part II)
By Michael Feingold · Nov 22, 2013 · New York City

More handy rules worth following — and breaking.

Secrets of Pleasurable Theatergoing
By Michael Feingold · Nov 15, 2013 · New York City

Careful whom you believe — not all Betrayals are letdowns.

People for (or Against) the People's Opera (Part II)
By Michael Feingold · Oct 25, 2013 · New York City

Operatic death and what comes after.

People for (or Against) the People's Opera
By Michael Feingold · Oct 18, 2013 · New York City

If NY City Opera is dead, long live — what?

ReGoogling of Things Past (Part II)
By Michael Feingold · Sep 20, 2013 · New York City
This is part II of Michael Feingold's latest "Thinking About Theater" column. Click here to read part I. Broadway marquee for the 1944 musical Follow the Girls, ...
ReGoogling of Things Past
By Michael Feingold · Sep 13, 2013 · New York City
Julie Harris in The Belle of Amherst in London. (© Associated Press) This was going to be a silly-fun essay, a little light relief from the heavy stuff I was ruminating on ...