How many biographies open with the reading of the subject’s will? Gary Marmorstein choses to open his biography of Lorenz Hart one week after Hart’s death as his younger brother Teddy (best remembered as “Dromio of Ephesus” in The Boys from Syracuse) and his wife discover that the will excludes any children of theirs from […]
Archives for January 7, 2014
The Irish playwright Conor McPherson has written several excellent plays, and at least four of them have made the journey to New York, establishing him as a major contributor to our scene. The Weir, Shining City, Port Authority and The Seafarer all display McPherson’s imaginative mind and intoxicating use of language.