The founder of Yale Rep and ART had intellect, idealism, and indignation to spare, and he put it all in service of the theatre he wanted to see in the world.
In his lifelong affair with the theatre, he could be a possessive, even jealous lover, but both his intellectual acuity and his abundant humanity shone through all his writing.
The legendary critic and impresario is still writing every day, though he’s largely left the battlefield to other warriors.
What the crisis at Harvard’s ART Institute says about the precarious state of theatre training in higher education.
Theatre ought to grow our moral imagination in a time of crisis. How do we get there—and who is ‘we’?
Who was Shakespeare, anyhow? Do even the experts really know? And why should anybody care?
An artistic director recalls how an iconoclastic theatre took root in recalcitrant soil.
An interview with Robert Brustein and Frank Rich.
The debate continues in the wake of the address and its aftermath.
In directing ‘Hamlet’ and ‘The Seagull’ in repertory at American Repertory Theatre, Ron Daniels finds parallels and contrasts that illuminate both works.