Sunday, February 11, 2018

Against the Hillside

Going to EST is always a bit of a trip, often in more ways than one. A few days ago (sorry for the delay posting, I was otherwise engaged), I reviewed Against the Hillside for the Times.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Interview with Nina Hoss

Like most Americans familiar with her work, I discovered Nina Hoss in the Christian Petzold movies Barbara and Phoenix. It was a real treat to interview her before her star turn in Returning to Reims. Thataway for my chat with one of my favorite contemporary actors.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Divine Horsemen

I climbed several sets of stairs to reach Divine Horsemen at the Access Theater, then I reviewed the show for the Times.

Cute Activist

After Cute Activist, I definitely want to see more from the New Saloon company. Here's my review for the Village Voice.

Monday, January 15, 2018

The rarity of the rock & roll experience in plays

For the life of me I can't understand why rock is never used as a subject or even as background in American plays. Well, turns out two shows just did, and I reviewed them for the Times. Click here.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

All About Bruce Haack

Bruce Haack's 1970s concept albums The Electric Lucifer and Electric Lucifer Book 2 have been turned into a rock opera by Jim Findlay and Philip White. What a trip to dig into Haack's life for the Times. Click here!

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)

I reviewed Split Britches' latest for the Times and it's here. Amazing that in all these years, this is the first time I've officially written about this company!

Friday, January 05, 2018

Blanka Zizka and the Wilma experiment

A fascinating theatrical experiment is underway in Philadelphia, and I wrote about it for the Times. Click here to read all about the Wilma.