Theater

Faith Faith in Focus
Emily Claire SchmittNovember 14, 2017
If we want to heal the division between the church and the gay community, we have to meet them, humbly, where they are.
A scene from “Junk” (photo: Lincoln Center Theater)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtNovember 13, 2017
Three plays invite us to look back on the decade that launched Trump as a time of churning ambivalence and upheaval.
Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York, Sept. 2011 (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtAugust 02, 2017
While Shepard's plays would absorb different rhythms and influences, their essence and voice were unmistakably his—our—own.
Oscar Isaacs as Hamlet (photo: The Public Theatre)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtJuly 27, 2017
In a bewildering new staging at The Public Theater, Oscar Isaac is giving a rich, riveting lead turn as the dubious Danish prince.
Arts & Culture Theater
Margot PattersonJuly 13, 2017
If the Greeks had Antigone, Americans have Dorothy Day.
Laurie Davidson as William Shakespeare in "Will" (photo: TNT)
Arts & Culture Television
John AndersonJuly 08, 2017
The story of Shakespeare is eternally appealing, because we want to know what confluence of circumstances, or divine blessing, could produce such a towering figure.