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December 23, 2017

Annoying as it is, I have to start with a spoiler alert. That’s because what’s most interesting to me about Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children—now playing in a splendid Royal Court Theatre production at MTC’s Friedman Theatre, directed by James Macdonald—just can’t be explai...

December 7, 2017

Toward the end of the fourth and final hour of Ivo van Hove’s interminable adaptation of Ayn Rand’s bloviated and adolescent-minded novel The Fountainhead (which recently visited BAM for five performances), I grew twitchy and restless and started looking around at some...

December 2, 2017

Jeffrey Horowitz, Artistic Director of Theatre for a New Audience, forwarded me the following email exchange between him and a subscriber who was offended by one of the theater's productions. I thought it was remarkable enough to be worth posting, so here it is with hi...

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