There is an astonishing turn of events toward the end of I and You, but let’s not talk about that. Let’s talk about Walt Whitman instead. Whitman was a revolutionary who overthrew poetry. He trashed the self-conscious, hyperstylized European tropes which had dominated the art and substituted something purely American: a rough, colloquial, muscular free […]
Archives for March 2014
The Mint Theatre is minting some gold this month, as it brings us the American premiere of a little known John Van Druten play from the early 1930s. LONDON WALL is its name, which is the address of Walker, Windermere & Co., a London law firm, and it is populated with a complete staff, from […]
It’s one thing to go to the theater and enjoy yourself. There’s certainly nothing wrong with that. But it’s a far more transcendent joy to revel as the actors and actresses have even more fun than you. So it is for WSC Avant Bard’s production of Orlando.