One of my favorite theater stories is about Alexander Woolcott, who was watching a play with increasing displeasure when a telephone suddenly rang onstage. “It’s for me!” Woolcott cried, and swept regally out of the theater.
Well, that wasn’t very nice of him, was it? The Season of Good Will is upon us, however, and Read More
How pleasant to report the superb achievement of August Wilson’s Jitney and its magnificent production under Marion McClinton’s direction at the Second Stage Theater. You should see this bluesy drama that speaks to us with such generous heart. I have no doubt that Jitney ‘s ensemble of actors touches greatness and that Mr. Wilson has Read More
Hey, ho-a brave new year! We shall do our best. We shall press on, old cockie-as Sir Ralph Richardson liked to put it.
Knights in tights have been giving me pleasure over the holidays. The concurrent publication by Applause Books of the lives of England’s three greatest knights of the theater-Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir John Read More