Relevant Theater

In 2014, just how relevant is theatre? In London audiences have been falling gradually for the past few years, but away from the capital the decline is even more marked. […]

Shuffle Along

Forms of human expression are in an eternal state of transformation. In language, art and music, metamorphosis is essential, not exceptional: Today’s French was yesterday’s Latin, true painting with perspective […]

Electra of Euripides!

He lets us know that ‘his heart is honest, though his fortunes are poor,’ and that ‘labour is the only road to prosperity.’ Each day I post a new MCAT […]

Modern Fiddler

The sorry state of the world gives us new reason to appreciate the depth of feeling so powerfully, so ingeniously embedded in “Fiddler on the Roof,” the much-loved and much-revived […]