Thinking About Theater

Credits, or Credibility? (Part II)
Is that a star, or just a string of credits?
Credits, or Credibility?
With everyone hungry for the security of big names, does art stand a chance?
Connecting with Brecht (Part II)
Brecht's route from Stockholm to Berlin: via Helsinki, Hollywood, and Broadway.
Connecting With Brecht
Follow a great theater poet, and you can't tell where you'll wind up.
Lives, Saved or Lost (Part II)
Why art endures — and why artists should.
Lives, Saved or Lost
Two antithetical events prompt some somber reflections.
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)
How to Keep Blank Verse from Leaving You Blank
The Common Sense of Shakespeare
The Author of Hamlet Explains It All for You