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Monday, November 18, 2019

The Feingold Column: Recollections of the O’Neill Playwrights Conference–Part 1 by Michael Feingold

To spend two to four weeks enjoying an uncrowded beach and a park full of ancient trees while rehearsing new plays with a crowd of gifted and enthusiastic colleagues was like an invitation t…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

The Feingold Column: Good Grief, America! by Michael Feingold

The cultural forms and images that make us human, that give shape and meaning and memory to our collective life as a species, are being increasingly forgotten. The post The Feingold Column: …

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The Feingold Column: How the Musical Won by Michael Feingold

If music, as we’ve often been told, is the universal language, the Broadway musical seems at present to offer that language one of its broadest reaches The post The Feingold Column: How th…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Feingold Column: The Gish Sisters, and Bowling Green’s Disgrace by Michael Feingold

Ohio's Bowling Green State University removed Lillian and Dorothy Gish's names from a campus theater, and insulted the sisters' legacies in the process. The post The Feingold Column: The Gis…

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

The Feingold Column: 28 Years Later, I Still Don’t “Miss Saigon” by Michael Feingold

I’m innocent. I had no idea till after it had happened that somebody with access to the now-moribund Village Voice website had decided to celebrate the 28th anniversary of my review of the…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

The Feingold Column: Fire in an Uncrowded Theater by Michael Feingold

The rise and fall of America's unconvincing answer to Stratford-upon-Avon The post The Feingold Column: Fire in an Uncrowded Theater appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

The Feingold Column: Mythical Musicals by Michael Feingold

Broadway has seen many musicals, but the ones it’s never seen still fascinate The post The Feingold Column: Mythical Musicals appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

The Feingold Column: Of Merch and Memorabilia by Michael Feingold

What objects survive to tell the theater’s vanishing story? The post The Feingold Column: Of Merch and Memorabilia appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

The Feingold Column: The Dramas of (and in) Books by Michael Feingold

As the Drama Book Shop staves off its final curtain, a consideration of the magnetism books—and their permanence—hold for theater people The post The Feingold Column: The Dramas of (and…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Feingold Column: Explaining Alvin Epstein by Michael Feingold

When the great, polymathic actor died in December, the theater lost one of its most remarkable artists The post The Feingold Column: Explaining Alvin Epstein appeared first on New York Stage…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Feingold Column: That ‘Fiddler’ Incident by Michael Feingold

A drunk yells, a panic starts, a columnist worries. Should he? The post The Feingold Column: That ‘Fiddler’ Incident appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Feingold Column: A Great Playwright’s Odyssey by Michael Feingold

The late María Irene Fornés wandered through many forms, rewriting the rules as she went The post The Feingold Column: A Great Playwright’s Odyssey appeared first on New York Stage Revie…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Feingold Column: How Can Theater Confront Its Past? by Michael Feingold

Recent revivals of problematic classics such as Carousel and My Fair Lady recognize a problem but don’t solve it The post The Feingold Column: How Can Theater Confront Its Past? appeared f…

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Monday, October 1, 2018

The Feingold Column: Doing Without Theater by Michael Feingold

In his debut column for New York Stage Review, the longtime Village Voice critic reflects on a season of no playgoing The post The Feingold Column: Doing Without Theater appeared first on Ne…

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Respecting 'Allegiance': Unsuccessful Shows Close; Other Kinds of Failure Enjoy Long Runs | Village Voice by Michael Feingold

The new Broadway musical Allegiance has posted its closing notice and will be vacating the Longacre Theatre on February 14. This makes me sad — not because I had a particularly good time a…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Paul Weitz's Trust Is a Lame Game by Michael Feingold

The playwright serves up another savorless meringue

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Gatz Tries a Novel Approach to Fitzgerald by Michael Feingold

Tendered is the text in ERS's latest show

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, La Bete, and A Life in the Theatre--Second Helpings on 45th Street by Michael Feingold

A fake Andrew Jackson and a fake Moliere join a real Patrick Stewart on Broadway

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The Language Archive and Driving Miss Daisy Offer Bittersweet Fables by Michael Feingold

A new play from Julia Cho, an old one from Alfred Uhry

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The Millennium Recedes: Looking Back at Angels in America by Michael Feingold

The Signature Theatre and Michael Grief remount Tony Kushner's seminal play

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Leftists, Ladies, and Lenders--After the Revolution, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and The Merchant of Venice by Michael Feingold

New work from Amy Herzog and Jeffrey Lane and David Yazbek; plus Shakespeare hits Broadway

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Finishing the Hat--the Lyrics and Kvetches of Stephen Sondheim by Michael Feingold

The Broadway composer looks back at the first decades of his career

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Lay of the Land and Let Them Eat Cake Draw the Battle Lines by Michael Feingold

Return of the downtowners--new work from Tim Miller and Holly Hughes

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Uncle Tom's Cabin Shows What American Culture Was—And Maybe Still Is by Michael Feingold

The Metropolitan Playhouse revives the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic

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Three Pianos Hits All the Right Notes by Michael Feingold

A delightful show at NYTW gives theatergoers a chance to drink to Schubert--and with him

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Edward Albee, Judith Malina, and the Soul of Off-Broadway by Michael Feingold

The reopening of the Provincetown Playhouse helps theater (and a critic) look both backward and onward

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A Small Fire Blazes Up at Playwrights Horizons by Michael Feingold

Great actors give birth to a new play by Adam Bock

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Green Eyes Checks In by Michael Feingold

A Tennessee Williams obscurity gets staged at the Hudson Hotel

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Ellen Stewart (1919-2011) by Michael Feingold

Remembering the woman who helped invent downtown theater

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