Truth In Movement

Martha Graham said, “movement never lies.” This is true not just in dance, but for theatre. On the stage, words can be telling you one thing and the body quite another and – from my perspective as a dance critic – a good actor will reveal more truth physically than aurally. I find myself going […]

New Play Awards: Lumps-In-Throats

Four playwrights won awards Saturday night in Louisville, and it’s a big deal. Playwrights are the heart of the Humana Festival. Recognition by the American Theatre Critics Association is a big boost. And the checks that come with these awards aren’t insignificant either. Robert Schenkkan won ATCA’s top award – the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA […]