On what could only be described as a glorious midsummer night, the Public Theater celebrated its annual summer gala in Central Park. A sit-down dinner preceded a star-infused performance of All’s Well That Ends Well, one of Shakespeare’s lesser known works, directed by Daniel Sullivan.
Players from the worlds of Broadway, Hollywood and New York’s Read More
For nearly 30 years, theater audiences knew Wendy Wasserstein as the wry mistress of wit who could make them guffaw in their seats or wheeze until they wept. But to her friends, the essence of this Broadway scribe was always her own high-pitched giggle.
“It happened quite often, it was really a part of hezr Read More
The brutal and humane Frozen , by the British playwright Bryony Lavery, will test your stomach at times. This is the first occasion I can recall thinking it best to warn readers that a play might be too much for some to take.
But that’s the necessary danger of Ms. Lavery’s unnerving moral debate about Read More
Imaginary Friends, which is about those two mortal enemies, Lillian Hellman and Mary McCarthy, is Nora Ephron’s first play, unfortunately. In the usual way, we would try to be kind about any first-time playwright who fouls up as badly as this. We might say, for instance, “We very much look forward to Ms. Ephron’s second Read More