Plays at the National, Almeida, and Donmar Warehouse offer surfeit, stillness, and savvy celebrity casting.
A few farces aside, current plays in the Old Smoke offer no escape from a disturbing world.
Each new play requires a new playwright, in a sense. So how many writers can I be?
Mark Rylance, Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and another all-female Donmar Shakespeare lead inaugural season at new space.
The Irish playwright talks about the ‘supernaturalism of the everyday,’ and about structure and ghosts and Dickens.
As their 1998 musical about a lynching in the South readies for a Lincoln Center concert, the composer/lyricist and playwright recall its origins and its import.