“I think if you’re in the theater, of course, the idea of coming to Broadway is exciting, the same way that if you’re a baseball player, you want to play in Yankee stadium,” said the playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis.
It was a little after noon on March 10, and Mr. Guirgis was sitting on the Read More
When big Broadway productions are fixed on the road before coming into town, it seems to me a good idea that everyone connected with the show is at least listening to audiences.
If something is blatantly wrong-a gag that doesn’t work, a speech that goes off the boil-the audience response will let them know what’s Read More
I’ve rarely loved a play as much Our Lady of 121st Street . The immensely gifted Stephen Adly Guirgis just fills me with hope, desperate though he is. His urban voice is startlingly fresh and new-an unmistakable great talent in the wilderness. From his combustible opening line-”What kinda fuckin’ world is this?!”-he frequently has us Read More