John Lahr’s new biography, “Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh,” sheds an admiring but unflinching light on the playwright’s career and later works, as well as his life and relationships.
Jeremy Gerard’s new bio tells the story of the American Place Theatre founder’s singular vision and influence.
Among other things, a new collection of letters from the celebrated and complicated American director show his tough-love devotion to new work and writers.
Was Othello a white man? Some patriotic 19th-century Americans thought so.
The show’s book co-writer lovingly details the slow-motion train wreck he eagerly climbed aboard.
Everybody loves ensembles- but how they actually work can be complicated.
Jonathan Mandell reports on Helen Krich Chinoy’s book, The Group Theatre
Michael Bloom examines the latest biography on Bob Fosse
An excerpt from the new book, “The National Theatre Story” features the feud between Laurence Oliver and Peter Brook.
Wendy Smith reviews several new instructional books on stage arts.