From the first page of Martha Ackmann’s new book on Emily Dickinson, you know you’re reading something entirely different.
Vivian Gornick is an elegist of the transformative experience of reading and writing, what she calls “the companionateness” of books.
Playwright Rachel Bonds has written an often-hilarious script which nonetheless deals with such serious and widespread issues as spousal and child abandonment, drug addiction, the right to death with dignity, and same-sex adoption of children.
On the Exhale is one of the most powerful and uncompromising one-person shows I’ve ever seen.
Selling Kabul poses many questions from the point of view of people seldom represented on the American stage.
If you enjoy singing and dancing in your theater seat to the sound of good music while learning a bit about American cultural history and its personalities, you will enjoy this show.
To see Raisin in the Sun in post-Obama America is to experience how a classic both remains emblematic of its time and changes resonance as time passes.
Every performance of opera should leave an audience so exhilarated.
Claire Tomalin narrates her story with a prototypically English stiff upper lip, and a reticence about the personal.
This is a first-rate production of a true American classic.