Toby Zinman's night job since 2006 is theater critic for the Inquirer where she reviews New York and London as well as Philadelphia. Her day job: Prize-winning prof at UArts, author of five books about modern and contemporary drama, and doer of scholarly deeds (winner of five NEH grants, Fulbright lecturer at Tel Aviv University, visiting professor in China). She was recently named by American Theatre magazine "one of the twelve most influential critics in America."
0 Comments“Describe the night,” Isaac Babel tells himself while writing in his diary. The 20th-century Russian writer, now a character... Read more
0 CommentsBedlam is the name of the theater company that has, for the past five years, been deconstructing/reconstructing classic plays. There’s... Read more
0 CommentsIf you’ve travelled a lot in places where you can’t speak the language, you’ll understand immediately how this Egyptian Band... Read more
0 CommentsRobert Merkin (Steven Pasquale) stands before us, the audience as surrogate shareholders, in evangelical mode: “What is wrong in America... Read more
0 CommentsAnthony Burgess’ iconic 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange concerns a dystopian society terrorized by thugs, teenage “droogs”... Read more
0 CommentsEnough grim commentary. Enough bitter irony. Please. Enough. If you’re exhausted by the news and by the theater interpreting that... Read more
0 CommentsMint Theater’s mission is to find and produce lost or forgotten plays from the past and give them new life onstage. Four lovely one-acts... Read more