Theater

george bernard shaw

In defense of George Bernard Shaw

September 24, 2020 9:20 am

He irritated pretty much everyone in his time — mischief was his manifesto

tom stoppard

Tom Stoppard in isolation

May 6, 2020 2:48 pm

If it were not for the terrors surrounding us, this is the life I’ve always wanted — social distancing without social disapproval

sebastian barry

The Irish question

March 31, 2020 2:44 pm

Sebastian Barry talks about his new play, On Blueberry Hill

shakespeare

Riotous performances

March 6, 2020 1:15 pm

Shakespeare in a Divided America by James Shapiro reviewed

British broadcaster resigns over ‘racist’ Shakespeare quote

January 30, 2020 5:40 am

Do Alastair Stewart’s bosses really believe that he hates black people because he cited Measure for Measure?

STOPPARD

‘I aspire to write for posterity’

January 27, 2020 2:44 pm

Tom Stoppard talks about inspiration, growing older and his new play, Leopoldstadt

andrei serban

Andrei Serban and the importance of acting out

November 10, 2019 2:19 pm

His style of hands-on direction — honest critique without regard for feelings or compassion — led students to serious artistic breakthroughs

titania mcgrath

Titania McGrath’s Edinburgh Fringe show is the most important live event since the Women’s March

August 11, 2019 12:20 pm

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto at the Edinburgh Fringe reviewed

boris

I love Boris for not firing me when I wrote a play about his sex life

July 11, 2019 4:58 pm

I doubt any other editor would have been so sanguine

william shakespeare

Was Shakespeare a woman?

May 13, 2019 1:48 pm

Of course he was

vagina

Let’s not demystify the vagina, please

February 15, 2019 10:28 am

In eroticism, there is only a small step from the sublime to the ridiculous