theater

In Defense of the ‘Filmed Play’

This year more than any other, it’s time to end the snobbery around taped adaptations of theater classics

‘Circle Jerk’ Comes Full Circle

Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley’s play about canceling white gays went viral during the pandemic — and proved that some memes belong in the Louvre

The Joyful Protest of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’

With his acclaimed new HBO concert film, David Byrne turns resistance into a dance party with brains and soul.

Will the Netflix Generation Understand ‘The Boys in the Band’?

Famed Broadway director Joe Mantello tells MEL why his adaptation of the 1968 classic meets the moment in 2020

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