DeSotelle and the Deep Blue Sea

“We’re all more than the worst thing we’ve done.” That’s not a line from “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea.” It’s a quote from public interest lawyer and civil rights activist Bryan Stevenson. But it could serve as a tagline for John DeSotelle’s deeply affecting production of John Patrick Shanley’s modern classic, running at the […]

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Healing the Divide: A Review of “Skylar”

Dedicated specialists have struggled since the time of Brecht to keep the theatre alive. The diagnosis is clear: Film and television have set in. But approaches to treatment differ. The Broadway and off-Broadway approach, essentially palliative, staves off death with injections of cash for movie stars and elaborate spectacles. Then there is off-off-Broadway, a loose-knit […]