First Nighter: Brian Friel's "Afterplay," Horton Foote's "The Roads to Home," Jonathan Rockefeller's "That Golden Girls Show!"
Contemporary playwrights influenced by Anton Chekhov outnumber those who haven't been--and by overwhelming numbers. Most
First Nighter: Anne Hathaway in "Grounded," Irish Troubles in "The Belle of Belfast," Red Bull Theater's "'Tis Pity She's a Whore"
Synchronicity can be a scary, shocking and ominously timely thing. Only days after Barack Obama apologizes for a drone killing hostages held by al Qaeda in Pakistan, George Brant's Grounded opens.
In Da, now revived by the Irish Repertory Theatre during its DR2 season, Hugh Leonard deals with a couple of irrefutable psychological truths.
Come Christmas every year, new offerings are presented with the hope they'll become holiday perennials.
I often sit in the theater and think: "Who is the audience for this?" I think that whether the show is about Jews or not. I am actually not the ideal audience for Jewish-themed shows; my mother is.
Thomas Blachman hosts the new Danish prime-time TV show, 'Blachman.' The premise of the show is that a woman enters a room and silently strips in front of the male host and a male guest, who then critique the woman's body out loud in front of her.