Public Theater director's wife, as well as other Shakespeare companies around the country, have been targeted.
Delta Air Lines, Bank of America react to The Public Theater production.
The only distressing element about Hungry, the initial installment in Richard Nelson's new trilogy about the Gabriel Family of Rhinebeck, NY--a philosophical, political and round-the-block neighbor to his Apple Family--is that the author makes the whole thing look so effortlessly easy.
The show has been impeccably staged by Thomas Kail, Miranda's colleague from In the Heights, with choreography from that show's Andy Blankenbuehler. For theatergoers who admired but didn't love In the Heights, be advised that Hamilton is nothing like it.
There is enough in the characters and the dialogue -- even in the costumes, with some actors drifting on wearing basketball sneakers -- to tell us that Father Comes Home is a play of ideas and freedom that directly speaks to us, here in the 21st century.
The 2011 Tony Award nominations were announced early Tuesday morning, which can only mean that the annual press meet-and-greet erupted -- or something like that -- not quite so early Wednesday morning.
"I think the sense that, in however small a way, we are doing something to inform and enlighten people about the complexities of Afghanistan and our involvement there is very rewarding."
First Nighter: Public Theater's Merchant of Venice and Winter's Tale Are Problems, Only the First of Which Is Solved
Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis decided to do some problem-solving during this summer's Shakespeare in the Park series.
"How do you celebrate the 50th anniversary of a book?" Shaffer asked. "You can try to understand how it affects people." Last
John Walter: "...When you're watching a performance you view it as a consumer and as a critic; you're judging it rather than being in dialogue with it."