This week the critics debate streamed and recorded theatre vs. live, and dip into the reader mailbag.
This month, an anthology of scenes and monologues from 15 plays whose premieres were cut short by COVID-19.
The critics talk to Woolly Mammoth’s Maria Manuela Goyanes about theatre in the age of COVID-19, and discuss the relative merits of online theatre.
This week the critics sign in remotely to talk about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on theatre, and what they’re doing with no shows to see.
A special bonus episode features voicemails from playwrights all over the country about this extraordinary historical moment and how they’re faring.
Jose talks to the playwright about her (now closed) show ‘Endlings’ and to Wai Ching Ho, who starred in it.
The playwright of ‘Plano’ and ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ talks about Dallas theatre, existential crisis, and the difference between love and empathy.
The critics talk with the ‘Girl From the North Country’ playwright about his work and its meanings, and discuss ‘Mockingbird’ at MSG, a new take on ‘Dracula,’ and a James Baldwin revival in D.C.
Jose talks with the ‘Wicked’ star, currently doing a cabaret residency and soon to star in the musical ‘Lempicka.’
This week the topic is how personal experiences inform criticism, as the critics touch on ‘Mac Beth’ at Hunter Theater Project, ‘Gun and Powder’ at Signature Theatre, and ‘Medea’ at BAM