Karel Čapek

February Short Fuses — Materia Critica

February 1, 2024
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Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, television, film, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.

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Arts Commentary: Pestilence on Stage, Part One — Karel Čapek’s”The White Plague”

April 1, 2020
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The White Plague uses dread to shock us into empathy for ourselves, to be alarmed by the fragility of our bodies as well as the resources and ethics of the medical system.

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