Merely Players condenses little-known Molière play

By Matt Stein – 2 months ago

There’s a clichéd idiom that says the only certainties are death and taxes. However, the theater often tries to defy this turn of phrase by reviving plays from centuries ago.…

Johnston historicizes Fukushima Disaster

By Kelly Vinett – 2 months ago

When we think of disasters, we often think of them as phenomena beyond human control. We picture uncontrollably strong forces destroying everything, and everyone, in their path. Humans have generally…

A disaster behind-the-scenes: James Franco disappoints

By Isabel Braham – 3 months ago

Here’s a film not to watch: “The Disaster Artist.” Directed by and starring James Franco, “The Disaster Artist” was released this past December and had audiences in a newly revived…