Why one reader prefers Philly’s 1812 Productions to ‘SNL,’ and others fear for the future of criticism.
American plunder didn’t begin with this administration. Our theatrical dissent must be grounded in a holistic critique of state violence.
Theatres who want to respond to the current political climate have a ready vehicle: an angry new two-hander by the author of ‘All the Way.’
The nonprofit theatre’s mandate to serve as a town hall, a sort of secular church for the democratic spirit, has seldom been more salient.
A new play about LBJ’s infamous mushroom-cloud commercial mines its political relevance—and its deeper implications for our uncsoncious fears.