On this month’s episode the critics discuss the recent Tony noms (and the controversy around them), their varied digital theatre diets, and some theatres’ plans to tentatively reopen.
This week: the steep and rocky road back to normalcy for theatres of all sizes, and the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lifelong love for the arts.
This week the critics talk to the grass-roots campaign Be An Arts Hero and discuss shows they’ve seen, including last week’s Democratic convention.
The critics return to consider when theatre will return, how to cover it when it does, and how not to succumb to Zoom despair.
The critics talk to Tamilla Woodard, co-artistic director of Working Theater, about her experience of racism in the theatre and her recommendations of how to fight it.
The critics talk with Jeremy Wein of Play-PerView, take a question about theatre safety, and recommend shows they’ve viewed.
This week the critics debate streamed and recorded theatre vs. live, and dip into the reader mailbag.
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.
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.