Mel Gordon, Drama Scholar of the Fringe, Is Dead at 71
An insatiable curiosity led him to contemplate Jewish superheroes, bad acting, the sexualized worlds of Weimer Berlin and Risqué Paris, and more.
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[…] At First Performance of ‘My Fair Lady,’ the Drama Was Offstage
Tensions, too, were rising a few blocks away, inside the rehearsal hall at the Jewish Community Center. Rex Harrison, the show’s Henry Higgins and marquee star, was looking […] Review: ‘Pushkin’ Squanders a Russian Poet’s Real-Life Drama
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Melody Herzfeld, a drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and a survivor of the shooting there, will receive a theater education prize from the Tony […] Finding Drama in Solitary Confinement
BERLIN — It took two months, three ballpoint pens and three ruled notebooks for the journalist Can Dundar to write “We Are Arrested.” Mr. Dundar was being held in pretrial detention in […]