Alan Gilbert parses Adam Phillip’s artist talk at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Discussed herein: madness, theater, and Greek tragedy.
“I don’t think about the audience. If I thought about the audience, I’d be writing Rent.”—Cynthia Hopkins
Zoë Wanamaker’s performance in Sophocles’s Electra brought New York audiences to their feet every night in 1999. Catharsis never had it so good. Film director Bette Gordon talks to the legend.
Luminary William H. Gass speaks about his recently published epic The Tunnel, which took 26 years to complete.