Rajiv Joseph considers the power of storytelling and dangers posed when the powerful and malignant wield know how to craft stories.
Despite some potentially interesting playwriting tricks, “Meteor Shower,” mostly just crashes and burns.
“There is, oddly enough, a strong undercurrent of Jewiness to many — though certainly not all — classics of gay theater.”
“You can have a hit that’s an artistic failure and a flop that’s an artistic success.”
But there’s a glimmer of hope in “1984,” there is no true resistance. Here in America, the resistance is real.
Sure, Bette Midler is a star and “Hello, Dolly!” is a classic. But is the Tony Award-winning musical any, well, good?
Enjoying its triumphant Broadway debut, ‘Indecent’ — a Yiddish tale of scandal and tragedy — is particularly well-suited to the Trump era.
Making its move to Broadway, ‘Oslo’ gives Israelis and Palestinians some reason for hope.
“Significant Other,” Joshua Harmon’s follow up to his hit play “Bad Jews” is a wise, funny meditation on the difficulties of growing up. Jesse Oxfeld is a little verklempt.
David Mamet’s “The Penitent” is a provocative and spiritual tale of a psychiatrist and a mass shooter. But is it any good? Well…