Articles of Note

The French waiter. Intimidating, maligned, marvelous: He is all precision and speed, with a big dose of drama... more »

New Books

The last theatrical song to hit big, Sondheim's 'Send in the Clowns,' was written in 1973. Behold the parlous state of the American musical... more »

Essays & Opinions

Lost in the wave of protest and commentary that followed the massacre at Charlie Hebdo is an adequate understanding of the social function ? indeed, necessity ? of satire... more »