Two new books about men whose charmed and eventful lives were as much acts of creation as the plays and films they produced.
New memoirs by Quiara Alegría Hudes and David Adjmi describe their arduous journeys to find themselves, as well as the communities that shaped them.
In this excerpt from the new novel ‘We Play Ourselves,’ a playwright navigates the highs and lows of an Off-Broadway opening night.
Dialogue is mostly a form of behavior and personal revelation usually accidental. Therein lies a drama, and a mystery.
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.