Sunday, November 29, 2020

Split Britches' Last Gasp

One of the best art pieces of the pandemic has come from a 40-year-old company, Split Britches. I checked in on Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, back from their eventful London sojourn, where they created Last Gasp WFH. 

A chat with HBO's Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller

 Another threeway conversation! Ah, the vagaries of scheduling. Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller are some of the most powerful women in television, yet chances are you haven't heard of them. Let's change that, shall we? Click here for our chat.

A chat with Bryan Cranston and Peter Moffat

Fun fact: 20 minutes after Joe Biden was declared President Elect, I got on a Zoom call with Peter Moffat and Bryan Cranston to talk about their new miniseries, Your Honor. Listening to the recording later on, I could clearly hear honking and yelling in the background. Thataway for the chat, which is rather entertaining.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Skiing in the time of Covid-19

Planning to ski this season? I gathered some tips to help you navigate the new landscape. The takeaway: plan ahead! Head over to my Times article for more.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Readymade Cabaret 2.0

Erin B. Mee brings Dada to the world of online theater with this streaming interactive show. My review is here.

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Rogue City

 I don't mind Olivier Marchal movies at all, and enjoyed his TV series Braquo, but his latest cop thriller, Rogue City, is just plain bad. Click here for my review.

Monday, October 26, 2020

What the Constitution Means to Me

I reviewed Marielle Heller's capture of the Heidi Schreck play for the Times.


 Aaron Posner is back with JQA, a meta-historical — or is that meta-fictional? — play about John Quincy Adams. I liked its civic mind very much so click here for the review.

Streaming theater: alt-cabaret and zombies

This edition of the biweekly theater column covered Halloween, and the streaming gang rose to the occasion. Click here for leads to many shows.