Thinking About Theater

Talking of Turkeys (Part II)
How to tell a legendary disaster from a simple flop.
Talking of Turkeys
The holiday season summons recollections of flops past.
Bert Williams: America's First Black Star (Part II)
A rediscovered film at MoMA prompts reflections on a great artist's extraordinary career.
Bert Williams: America's First Black Star
A rediscovered film at MoMA prompts reflections on a great artist's extraordinary career.
America's Greatest Woman Playwright (Maybe) (Part II)
Listening to Ruth Draper, actors and playwrights learn simple truths.
America's Greatest Woman Playwright (Maybe)
Dana Ivey, Darko Tresnjak, and other leading Broadway lights reflect on a trailblazing solo performer.
Lear, There, and Everywhere (Part II)
Further reflections on a tormenting play.
Me, the World, and The Killer (Part II)
Follow Ionesco deep into a man's dark heart, and you discover the world outside.
Me, the World, and The Killer
Translate Ionesco, and who knows what planet you might wake up on.