There may be as many kinds of writers about theatre as there are kinds of theatre. Here’s a handy guide.
The crushing homogeneity of theatre criticism means it’s missing crucial perspectives—and its relevance to readers.
Sam Shepard and Meryl Streep both made defining marks on New York stages before wandering afield.
American plunder didn’t begin with this administration. Our theatrical dissent must be grounded in a holistic critique of state violence.
New plays from Jez Butterworth, James Graham, and Lucy Kirkwood throw its characters and their values into sharp relief and thrilling conflict.
Theatre is reflecting our world back at us. But are we feeling it?
Over 10 days of performance art, lines between performer and audience blurred, then disappeared altogether.
American theatres still have a habit of seeing Middle Eastern characters as embodying controversy rather than humanity.
What we learned about ‘Merchant of Venice’ by staging it in the city where it was set.
Artistry isn’t the only thing that makes theatre happen. We ignore that at our peril.