- December 22, 2003
- Comedy of Manners
When Neil Simon dissed Mary Tyler Moore, he wasn’t just being nasty. The onetime king of Broadway seemed hell-bent on revenge—against failure.
- May 26, 2003
- Get Real
The eight Tony nominees for Best New Play and Musical prove nothing if not this: Broadway is more escapist than ever. It’s been a long time since Angels in America.
- September 11, 2006
- Grass Roots
Günter Grass’s revelation of his membership in the Waffen SS shows him as a flawed man. But the truths of his novels are as pure as ever.