His Red Bull Theater puts its emphasis on the language in both its core texts and beyond.
A new book looks at Ivo van Hove’s thoroughgoing process, which is as much about distillation as direction.
The legendary Method company is still home, she says, for those who want to dig deep and surprise themselves.
Western colonizers thought Shakespeare proved their cultural superiority, but a new book explores what his plays have meant to the colonized.
Michael Riedel and John Lahr both summarize decades of reporting on the business—and the art—of show.
Tina Packer tracks the Bard’s growth via his female characters, and James Grissom tracks down divas who alternately inspired and frustrated Williams.
Project Shaw insists on the relevance of not only of the late dramatist’s plays but of his criticism and activism, as well.
Was Othello a white man? Some patriotic 19th-century Americans thought so.
Wendy Smith reviews several new instructional books on stage arts.
Enthusiasm for the ‘miraculous language’ of the Bard shows no signs of abating—nor do arguments about his legacy and contemporary relevance.