You know the drill: one age’s rebellion is another age’s nostalgia act. That’s in popular culture. In the fine arts, it tends to be: one age’s rebellion is another age’s academic assignment. In the pop world, nothing ages as fast as the parental generation’s youth; in the fine arts, it’s all a bit like the [...]Continue Reading →
A dog is a man’s best friend, they say. But what do you do when a dog marks you as an enemy? Here, Jonathan Kiefer ponders this problem with some help from Edward Albee’s play The Zoo Story.
My neighbor’s dog reminds me of Edward Albee. Not the man himself, but one of his [...]Continue Reading →
Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance first appeared in 1966. It’s now playing at the Yale Rep, directed by James Bundy. Going in, the main question on my mind was whether or not the play – which says it’s taking place NOW – would feel adequate to today or would seem as though it still [...]Continue Reading →
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