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.
How did an Irish playwright put an American icon’s music on the stage? It helped to think a bit like a songwriter.
Conor McPherson, handed Bob Dylan’s complete song catalogue, no strings attached, brings it all back home.
Like Bob Dylan’s songs, Fo’s plays gave voice to his times and continue to live most fully in the moment of performance.