October 2014

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Run That Baby

  You never monkey with the truth. —Ben Bradlee, editor of the Washington Post To hell with the truth! As the history of the world proves, the truth has no […]

Bad Metaphor Theater

Most of the emails I get come from either theater companies, local news outlets or national political causes. So imagine my reaction when they all blended together into this single […]

The Arcadia Review

Arcadia Produced by the Yale Repertory Theatre, through Oct. 25 at the Yale University Theater, 222 York St., New Haven. (203) 432-1234, http://www.yalerep.org By Tom Stoppard. Directed by James Bundy. […]

Arcadia Camera

Looking through the press photo choices for the Yale Rep’s production of Arcadia, I was disappointed but not surprised to see that there were no pictures that showed off the […]

The most important show in November

The great Lewis Black—a 1977 graduate of the playwriting program at the Yale School of Drama—has helped produce a wonderful video (below, or here) for the ACLU. It lambastes legislators […]

Where I’ve Been

With the advent of the new theater season, I’ll be taking this site more seriously, including the tedious chore of letting you know where my reviews and other theater-related musings […]

The Insect Play

From “Going Buggy”: script by Frank Doyle, art by Dan DeCarlo Jr. and Jimmy DeCarlo, reprinted in Archie Double Double Digest #250 , June 2014.

Glass Jaw

Got called out on Facebook by a longtime reader of my theater criticism, for my recent post about the Westport Country Playhouse season announcement. The WCP is doing Broken Glass, […]