Michael Billington: "Rufus Norris has made clear that he wants the National to more visibly represent the nation at large: if that means more work by women and greater racial diversity, I am happy to fling my hat in the air. But that need not – indeed should not – mean an almost total severance with the past."
An 11-day celebration of puppet-related stage productions in Chicago, and shows elsewhere, have showed the possibilities of an art form.
Two new reality shows put extreme pressure on contestants. “Hunted” pits fugitives against pursuers, and “The Selection” trains civilians in military arts.
This Megan Marshall biography lacks spirit despite her use of an authorial device meant to weave her own story in with Bishop’s.
Our critic on four notable performances from the past week, including huge headdresses, labors of love and philosophy in the library.
Douglas Dunn walks us through his new work, “Antipodes.”