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.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Circle Jerk

 Give it up for the Fake Friends company, which named its new show something that will lead to some interesting Google results. For my review, however, click here.

Streaming theater: Halloween and alt-cabaret

Downtown clubs aren't open anymore but that doesn't mean we can't have alt-cabaret. Click here for places to find it, and more streaming theater.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

That Kindness: Nurses in Their Own Words

 V, formerly known as Eve Ensler, talked to nurses and then made a play. It's amazing, and not surprising at all, to hear the anger rise over the course of the show. My review for the Times is here.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Profile of Aaron Pedersen

 What a treat to interview Aaron Pedersen for the Times — and it was published on Indigenous People's Day, too. He could not have been gracious, a true mensch in life and on screen. Click here for the story.

Friday, October 09, 2020

Streaming theater — Scotland and nurses edition

Broadway may be closed until March 21, but theater is expanding its footprint online. My latest column gives an idea of the wealth of stuff out there. Click here for the details.

Interview with Dylan Wissing

Dylan Wissing is a drummer with both sleuthing and musical chops, as well as a fine collection of things that make a noise when you hit them. Read all about him and the fascinating process known as sample replay in my profile.

American Dreams

 In the play American Dreams, three men compete in a game show to win American citizenship. My review of the interactive production is here.