A popular Yiddish novelist strove for immortality by taking on Jesus, but it cost him his core audience and made him a marked man
Shmuel Hasfari’s long-running The Master of the House is a smash hit in Tel Aviv. Can it make it in the O.C.?
Composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown hasn’t always had an easy time fitting in. Neither have his characters.
F. Murray Abraham tackles theater’s most vexing villains
A young Chicago newspaperman thought he was perfect for the part of his hero
Seven decades after Stella Adler originated the role, will Clifford Odets’ Bronx matriarch be harder to digest, or easier to dismiss?
One-person shows dominate the Fringe festival
Shadowtime seems to strive for difficulty for its own sake
A critic lambasts Tony Kushner as a self-loathing Jew for Caroline, or Change
Preemptive strikes denounced an “ethnically cleansed” revival, and critics took the bait. But does nostalgia really honor tradition?