Tuesday, January 26, 2021

In & Of Itself

 I reviewed the Hulu version of Derek DelGaudio's In & Of Itself for the Times. Loved it! The link is here.

What influences can be found in 'Lupin'

 I talked to George Kay about what he influenced him when he was working on the Netflix hit Lupin — he is the creator and showrunner. Click here for what I think is quite a fun piece. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

A look at 'Call My Agent'

 The fourth and final season of Call My Agent! is dropping on Netflix today. A good opportunity to look at what made this series so good. Without spoiling anything, I'll say that it ends on a low that's also a high. Click here to read more.

Streaming theater, not slowing down

 At this point streaming theater has become its own art form, and it shows no sign of slowing down. Here's my latest column, with a new batch of shows. 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021


Yep, these days I can review London productions without leaving my couch. Click here for my take on Overflow, at the Bush Theater.

Welcome to Averno

Prepare to step into a rabbit hole of content when you read my story about Averno, the setting for several musicals — and so much more. Click here for the entryway.

Who is Lupin?

Most American viewers haven't heard of the title character of the new series Lupin — which didn't stop them from sending the show to the Netflix top 10 last week. I wrote about Lupin the man, Lupin the myth and Lupin the series with showrunner George Kay, director Louis Leterrier and star Omar Sy. Thataway!

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Swingin' the Dream

 Louis Armstrong, Moms Mabley, Dorothy Dandridge, Benny Goodman, Agnes de Mille and many others walk into a theater: what could possibly go wrong? I wrote about the 1939 Broadway flop Swingin' the Dream for the Times. Click here and be amazed by the swing-tacular that failed.

The January festivals are happening

It takes more than a pandemic to stop experimental theater and to my great joy the avant-festivals of January are happening this year. Thataway for my preview.