Sunday, August 30, 2020

Streaming theater is here to stay

 In my latest streaming column, I look at the fact that for many theater companies and festivals, streaming is here to stay. The Sydney Fringe, for example, will likely keep its online Global Fringe initiative even when physical performances resume. This and more here.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

 I've never been to the Edinburgh Fringe but this year I got to review a couple of its shows — thank you, streaming! It was a pleasure to team up with Jesse Green and Alexis Soloski for this little adventure.

The best places to stream horror

 I checked out the major streaming platforms' strengths and weaknesses when it comes to horror. Thrills and chills thataway!

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Chad Deity returns on Zoom

 Of all plays to do on Zoom, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity is among the unlikeliest choices. If anything, the format allowed the full focus to be on the words, which remain punchy as ever. I discussed the reading with Maya Phillips so check out our conversation.

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Finish the fight, and other adventures in streaming theater

 Time for another column about streaming theater, and there was a lot this time around. Click here, then click on all the links!

Ice Factory festival

 Undaunted by Covid-19, the Ice Factory festival took place this year — online, obviously. I wrote about it for the Times, and you will see why Zoom can be so gosh-darned confusing. Click here for my Critic's Notebook.

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

La Cinetek

We can't watch the movies on the French streaming platform La Cinetek from the US but most are available here and the main point is the directors' lists, and those we can check out. Hours of fun! Click here for my article for the Times.

Another roundup of streaming theater

Who would have thought back in March that we'd still be talking about streaming theater? And yet here were, and likely here we will be for the next several months. Here's my latest streaming column for the Times.