Theater

'The Admission': an Israeli Play Worth Seeing
But a right-wing group doesn't want anyone to see it
May 11, 2014

An Israeli play, "The Admission," survives the attempt to censor it in Washington DC.

Hillary Mantel: This Is What It's Like to Be on the Receiving End of a Hate Campaign
April 26, 2014

The double Man Booker–winning novelist on writing for the stage, finishing her Tudor trilogy, and the perils of being a woman in the public eye.

Smoking and the Intellectual
'Susan Sontag: Reborn' turns intellectual evolution into drama
June 12, 2013

The first thing you see as the lights go down at Sontag: Reborn, the clever and affecting one-woman show now playing at New York Theatre Workshop, is a billow of cigarette smoke.

Two of the Best
May 01, 2013

An idiosyncratic theater director and a showboating magician, profiled in two recent documentaries.

Meet the Queen of 'Kamikaze Cabaret'
Burning down Lincoln Center with Meow Meow
April 11, 2013

Meow Meow and the rise of alt-cabaret.