Gordon Cox

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‘After Life’ Review: London Stage Adaptation is a Fascinating Idea That Never Comes Alive as Drama

Remembrance of things past is not just a preoccupation of Proust. From King Lear’s terrifying fear of losing his mind to Pinter’s interlocked threesome in “Old Times” hotly contesting what each of...

‘Walden’ Review: An Ambitious West End Debut That Grapples With Big Ideas

Producer Sonia Friedman returns to the post-pandemic West End not with a safe revival but with a succession of brief runs for three socially-distanced world premieres by young writers, and it is...

How a New Initiative Aims to Launch Broadway’s Future Black Leaders

Broadway has long known that Black professionals are underrepresented backstage and in leadership positions in the commercial theater industry — but now a new initiative from a group of Broadway producers, the...

‘Waiting for Godot’ Review: Starry Tramps Like Us and Their Existentialist Dilemmas Make for Daring, Delightful Streaming Theater

For this smart, lockdown-era, streaming iteration of Samuel Beckett’s show about nothing — and also everything, perhaps, and electric alienation for sure — director Scott Elliott and his tramps Ethan Hawke, John...

Why Making Digital Theater Is Like Shooting ‘Star Wars’

Think producing digital play readings is as simple as getting a few actors together on Zoom? Think again. Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below: For the starry Spotlight on Plays series, each actor...

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