Arts & Culture TheaterRob 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 TheaterRob Weinert-KendtJune 13, 2017
"Sweat" tells the story of steelworkers whose long friendship unravels as their livelihood is threatened by free trade and immigration.
Arts & Culture TheaterRob Weinert-KendtMarch 01, 2017
A good Sondheim show has the sinewy strength, both musically and dramatically, to thrive in the barest of renderings.
Arts & Culture TheaterRob Weinert-KendtFebruary 07, 2017
Since he died in 2005, Wilson's stature has only increased, with his name regularly appearing on annual lists of the nation’s most-produced playwrights.
Arts & Culture FilmRob Weinert-KendtDecember 23, 2016
Is the form that defined mid-century American songcraft condemned to sputter along on the fumes of jukebox musicals and high-gloss family fare?
Arts & Culture TheaterRob Weinert-KendtNovember 23, 2016
How the theater helps us to survive, and to challenge, politics
Arts & Culture TheaterRob Weinert-KendtOctober 13, 2016
That is, if the promise of the New Testament is to be true that we might transcend our thorniest divisions.
TheaterRob Weinert-KendtMay 06, 2016
It is hard to imagine two more different writers or plays, but these two new stagings offer instructive contrasts.
TheaterRob Weinert-KendtApril 18, 2016
In two new productions intimate transgressions have world-shattering consequences