December brought the premieres of a powerful Pulitzer-winning drama, a Yiddish play by a prolific Jewish playwright, and a docudrama about a flashpoint in U.S. history.
My relationship with the great theatre critic began with a wary interview but soon gave way to a lifetime of anecdotes, confidences, and laughter.
The eminent critic looks back on a career, and a century, of high hopes and pitched battles.
This week, we welcome monologists Eric Bogosian and Mike Daisey, who chat about why they love and hate solo shows. Plus, the editors discuss television, leadership transitions in Chicago, and Wooster/Pinter kerfuffle.
Four books make fresh cases not only for the German playwright’s relevance but for his virtuosity as well.