On Television What Does It Take to Be a Female Genius?
“Fosse/Verdon” and “Documentary Now!” parse the gender politics of artistic mastery and the difference between doormat and muse.
by Emily Nussbaum
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