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A Ripe Time: Rachel Dickstein's Betrothed

Whatever you do, don’t call Rachel Dickstein’s work ‘physical theatre.’

Funny, Strange, Provocative: Seven Plays from Clubbed Thumb

I often find myself saying that American theater in general, and playwriting in particular, are enjoying something of a creative renaissance at the moment.

Something Old, Something New: Lisa D’Amour and Katie Pearl’s Bird Eye Blue Print

What does it do to a play when you move it from the place and time for (and from) which it was conceived?

"The Fat Lady Will Sing with Bells On": Jenny Schwartz's God's Ear

God’s Ear is both formally inventive and also psychologically grounded, a narrative arc that unfolds organically and with stunning emotional impact.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2007

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