The Boards A Half Century of Sondheim Collaborations
Paul and Alex Gemignani, a father-and-son conductor-singer duo, kibbitz about their long-running engagement with the composer in “the house that ‘Gypsy’ built.”
by D. T. Max
Letter from Oklahoma The Oil-Pumping Adventures of Rachael Van Horn
After witnessing a bombing in Iraq, the Army Reserves veteran and newspaper columnist decided to work through her P.T.S.D. in the fields of the Panhandle.
by Ian Frazier
A Critic at Large The Contested Legacy of Atticus Finch
Harper Lee’s beloved father figure became a talking point during the Kavanaugh hearings and is now coming to Broadway. Is he still a hero?
by Casey Cep
Reflections How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet
With wildfires, heat waves, and rising sea levels, large tracts of the earth are at risk of becoming uninhabitable. But the fossil-fuel industry continues its assault on the facts.
by Bill McKibben