The Great White Way: Not an Escape Route from Politics theatre critic Charles Isherwood shows in his review of the surprise Broadway success, "Finian's Rainbow."

Lack of Snow in NYC Due to You Know What

Times theatre critic Charles Isherwood is feeling "flake-deficient" and blames global warming.

Theatre Critic Dislikes the "Jesus Freaks" in Christian Satire "Saved"

The theatre critic doesn't like the play "Saved": "Why does it often feel like 'Legally Blonde,' only with, like, Jesus freaks?"

"High School Musical": The Movie, the Show - the Religion?

Yikes: "Just as new faiths grow out of old belief systems (see Judaism and Christianity), 'High School Musical' is essentially derived from a previous mythology promulgated in the latter days of ...

"The First Stirrings of Rabid Anti-Communism"

The Times' theatre critic explains history for us in a review of a Manhattan production.

Theatre Critic Rounds up the Usual Cliches: Bush as Nixon, Iraq as Vietnam

"...according to some analysts, George W. Bush has presided over the biggest power grab by the executive branch in American history."
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