Thursday, September 29 2011
If you don't share Wendy Wasserstein's obsessions you may wonder what all the fuss is about, but Julie Salamon demonstrates how Wasserstein learned to dramatize her vulnerability to make people like both her and her plays.
Friday, June 10 2011
Wednesday, June 1 2011
If only the creators of the Spiderman musical had chosen Elvis Costello instead of U2 to create Spidey's soundtrack... While we're at it, here are some ideas for Broadway's next pack of superhero shows.
Friday, April 22 2011
Tuesday, April 5 2011
"Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind" is the longest running show in Chicago history, despite the fact that it completely changes every week. PopMatters sits down with Neo-Futurist founder Greg Allen for a one-of-a-kind discussion ...
Wednesday, January 26 2011
At his best, Paul Rudnick writes plays which are hilariously funny while dealing seriously with issues like personal identity, life and death, and religion and morality. At his worst, he’s still pretty damn funny.
Tuesday, July 6 2010
A collection of 200-plus years of writing about the American theatre betrays a clear preference for the past over the present.
Monday, March 15 2010
The works of Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein encapsulated the concerns of a generation of American women.
Thursday, February 11 2010
What may have been intended as a collection of essays about how certain playwrights got their start winds up turning into an infectious, joyous love letter to all things theatre.
Wednesday, January 6 2010
With generous helpings of both vital information and insider tidbits, this is an impressive resource for the theatre journalist or fan.