1. book excerpt
    Bad ReputationAccusations of copying dogged James Dean’s brief career, in part because they were true.
  2. we had questions
    How Gary Does the DicksThere are dozens of performing mechanical phalluses onstage, and they don’t just build themselves, folks.
  3. theater review
    Theater Review: Carey Mulligan in Girls & BoysA luminous performance in a role that needs more dimensionality.
  4. theater review
    Theater Review: In the Park, an Othello in Which Love Conquers LittleRuben Santiago-Hudson’s production for the Public is finely wrought though not wildly inventive.
  5. Nathan Lane Dances With the Octopus (a.k.a. Roy Cohn)In Angels in America, the definitive musical-comedy star is playing the darkest character imaginable. He’s never been sunnier.
  6. ‘Eight Loving Arms and All Those Suckers.’How Angels in America put Roy Cohn into the definitive story of AIDS.
  7. war on christmas
    We’ve Seen the Flaming Lips’ ‘Christmas on Mars’ — And It’s As Weird As We’d Hoped!A vagina-headed marching band? Check!