Since David Sedaris first read The Santaland Diaries on National Public Radio in 1992, the piece has become a part of many holiday traditions. With that in mind, it was inevitable that it would show up as a bit of counter-holiday programming in theaters (in an adaptation by Joe Mantello) as well. ... More >>
Throw out your summertime guides for the cities, our Fall Arts issue is
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you can also read about interesting people and recommended events online
right now (and throughout the season).
Bathroom humor: "Sh!tlisted" at the BLBYes, some healthy mourning for the end of summer might well be in order, but the bitter pill is at least sweetened by a distinct sense that the theater season is picking up again. This weekend I'll be at Pillsbury House for Vigil and the Jungle for The Glass ... More >>
John Catron by Tony NelsonWhen I reach Frank Theatre artistic director Wendy Knox on the phone this week, it's to discuss the adaptation of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis opening this Friday at Open Eye Figure Theatre. Turns out, this day at least, Knox is tackling more than her directorial wor ... More >>