Elisabeth Moss Talks The Handmaid’s Tale and Women’s Rights in the Age of Donald Trump

Originally published on TeenVogue.com View this story online She never meant to become a symbol of the feminist movement. But throughout her career, which began at the age of eight, Elisabeth Moss has repeatedly taken on iconic and inspiring female … Continue reading

Curtains Up on Feuding Cosmetics Queens in “War Paint

When it comes to makeup, experts always say that less is more. Though the new musical War Paint chronicles the rivalry between the groundbreaking cosmetics titans Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein, it doesn’t abide by this essential rule of beauty. … Continue reading

New York Theater Resists the Age of Trump

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online Given the time it takes to complete a script, playwrights are seldom first responders to a political upheaval. Yet Donald Trump’s Presidency has still been greeted by some broadsides from … Continue reading

Joan of Arc

Originally published on Paste Magazine View this story online Before Joan of Arc: Into the Fire begins at the Public Theater, the words, “She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted” are projected onto the curtain. While … Continue reading

The Emperor Jones

Originally published in Paste Magazine View this story online The steady beat of tom-toms seems go on for eternity in the breathtakingly realized production of The Emperor Jones at off-Broadway’s Irish Repertory Theatre. Directed by Ciarán O’Reilly and starring the … Continue reading

The Long Struggle of Queer Methodists Who Want to Belong

Originally published on Vice.com View this story online As queer clergy and churchgoers increase in prominence and visibility, many say the divide between the Church’s progressive and conservative factions may soon be too wide to mend. When Pastor Vicki Flippin … Continue reading

How to Transcend a Happy Marriage

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online Are we just animals? Or are we a different species altogether, one compromised by our animal instincts? That’s one of the questions Sarah Ruhl raises in her ambitious drawing-room comedy … Continue reading

Sunset Boulevard

It’s an ironic experience, to say the least, to watch a merciless exploration of fame and its dismissive treatment of women performed by arguably one of the most famous actresses in America. But irony is hardly the lasting impression left … Continue reading

Gideon Glick on Playing Jordan in Significant Other

Originally published on Paste Magazine View this story online Gideon Glick has grown up onstage-as a former teenager and now millennial would say-literally. The actor made his Broadway debut at the age of 18 in the original company of Spring … Continue reading

Theater: In Linda, She Has It All, But How Can She Keep It?

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online  The play opens with 55-year-old Linda declaring to an unseen group of other middle-aged women, “We know you’re out there! We see you! You exist!” This proclamation is a fitting opening … Continue reading