Writing political drama is a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it. Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, a novice scribe with beaucoup prizes and commissions already notched on her belt, takes up that challenge…
White boys can't jump -- or can they? Scribe Jeff Talbott reframes that question in a provocative way in "The Submission," when a white playwright uses the pseudonym of a black woman to submit his…
Documentary filmmaker Dan Klores brings a cinematic eye to "The Wood," his reverential bio-dram about Mike McAlary, the muckraking NYC newspaper columnist who won a Pulitzer in 1998 for his…
That deadly theatrical form, the romcom, gets a jolt of life from Itamar Moses, taking a break from his TV writing chores (on "Boardwalk Empire" and "Men of a Certain Age") to pen a romantic comedy…
The Fiasco Company is a seriously cute young troupe, and this commercial mounting of their offbeat garage-band treatment of the Bard's dopiest play should be an inspiration to other M.F.A. grads…
To speak or not to speak -- that's the question behind "Sweet and Sad," the second play in Richard Nelson's projected trilogy about the Apple family.
The Mint is obviously deeply committed to Teresa Deevy, a forgotten Irish playwright whose plays were a staple of the Abbey Theater in the early part of the 20th century.
Finally, a chance to see Simon Russell Beale, one of the finest actors drawing breath, up close and personal in a play that suits his astonishingly subtle technique -- and the damned show is sold out.
"Olive and the Bitter Herbs" finds scribe Charles Busch in teddy-bear drag, dispensing warmth and compassion to a character who isn't worth the cuddles.
See one coming-of-age play and you've seen 'em all. Well ... maybe not.
When times are tough, the tough write poetry. And let's face it, nobody writes poetry like the Irish.