How the queerness of fairy tales and musicals, once coded and now more open, has always spoken—and sung—directly to me.
Her posthumous release honors the under-recognized place of Black artists in dance and theatrical history.
Stephen Haff’s invigorating new book ‘Kid Quixotes’ recounts a translation process that changed his students and himself as well.
In this excerpt from his memoir ‘Lot Six,’ playwright David Adjmi recalls childhood touchstones and the shape and meaning they gave to his pain.
Three books look at the lives and impact of three influential 20th-century directors.
New books document the processes and productions of 2 major New York companies.
A hefty new Ibsen biography gives us a deeply difficult man in full.
How three American showbiz figures reclaimed their Jewishness in a time of crisis and redefined it in the popular imagination.
2 new books about Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and Harry Watkins shows the life of a 19th-century actor was filled with acclaim and alcoholism in equal measure.
A bio sums up Rodgers & Hammerstein’s achievement, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s memoir is surprisingly lively.