Tony Kushner

The movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash stars James Corden and Taylor Swift as fancy-footed felines.
"I think he is seriously mentally ill, and the fact that he is in the White House is very frightening."
In the next Thanksgiving Dinner, a daughter shows up at the table with a Muslim boyfriend... This year like every year I
As described by Helen in Waltzing, Beyond a polymathic creativity, there was another of Dad's traits that Steve and I shared
What about Angels in America? Joe Mantello Photo: Brigitte Lacombe Over the last twenty seasons, Joe Mantello has directed
Twice this year (but too many times in my career) my perspective as a Black woman was dismissed in favor of a portrait seen through the filter of the White gaze. Regrettably, I have exited Classic Stage Company's MOTHER COURAGE as a result.
As a Connecticut Yankee born and bred -- or perhaps I should say born and white-bread, which is how most people think of Connecticut Yankees -- I have always loved history, not just because I am old enough to be historical myself, but because I could never do algebra.
As technology allows us to erect more and more electronic barriers around us, the value of removing one's earbuds and looking up from one's smartphone becomes increasingly important. Some people understand how to use new technology while others remain decidedly unclear on the concept.
In the case of Klinghoffer, as in the case of Cruising, the bottom lines for me are simple. I am concerned about some of the rhetoric and tactics of some gay radicals, but I am a lot more concerned about homophobia.
While each of these dramas deals with weighty issues, it's no surprise to hear the audience frequently laughing during the performance. Is it because one man's tragedy is another man's comedy? Or because human beings, in their most fallible moments, are a constant source of wonder and entertainment?
Given the sharp characters, bright dialogue and ambitious conception, I have to hope that Kushner and company can pull all the pieces together into a drama that engages the emotions as well as the mind. It's not there yet.
We don't have to be perfect saints or know every answer to every question to begin working for a more just world. We can be wounded or hesitant ourselves, sometimes profoundly so.
Is the biggest hurdle on climate change outright denial? Or is it the sense that of being overwhelmed and too late, that there's nothing we can do?
When asked if I am pessimistic or optimistic about the future, my answer is always the same: If you look at the science about
Shortly thereafter, he told Spielberg he wasn't game anymore, and he now says the director was understanding. The rest, as
Lisa: What are the challenges of taking a work of journalism and transforming it into a theatrical production? Abby: What
Larry Kramer sits down at the New York Historical Society Museum. The Smith Auditorium is packed. Two tiers of seats, filled.
Mr. Dick Gregory -- presidential candidate, comedian, author, actor, army, postal worker, civil rights activist, entrepreneur in nutrition and the health food industry -- has done it all. What does he like doing best?
Here we go again: Pro-Israel zealots in New York were threatening the funding of Brooklyn College.