Broadway, Stages, Theater

On the Road: Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt on Broadway—a Brilliant and Intense Saga of a Viennese Jewish Family Over Six Decades

Leopoldstadt is a place, a Jewish section of old Vienna. It’s also an imagined history of how two intermarried Jewish families lived (or didn’t live) through six decades of the […]

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Feature, Stages, Theater

2021 Preview: A Wish List for Theater, Virtual and Live

There’s no need to say how devastating 2020 has been for live theater and all forms of live entertainment. Millions of careers, lives and families have been turned upside down […]

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Feature, Stages, Theater

Essay: Revisiting Stoppard’s Magnificent The Coast of Utopia on Its 14th Anniversary

This week I had a chance to revisit the most spectacular theater experience I’ve ever had. It took place on a weekend in February 2007. Over the course of two […]

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