The Beverly Hills production features Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville under the direction of five-time Olivier Award winner Richard Eyre.
The work is part of a campaign for prison reform, band member Nadya Tolokonnikova (pictured) tells Truthdig.
In the latest episode of "On Contact," Hedges sits down with the actor, playwright and essayist to discuss Shawn's new book, "Night Thoughts."
Twenty years after its debut, playwright Wallace Shawn’s drama has taken on new meaning for American theatergoers. (Shawn is pictured at left.)
The Truthdig columnist and RT host explains that a culture saturated with artifice and false promises of success and happiness doesn't easily accommodate the ideas the playwright dramatized onstage.
Playwright Robert Schenkkan sounds the alarm about a scenario he says “absolutely” could come to pass in the United States.
Musical artist Stew’s ode to the literary icon is particularly welcome now, when Baldwin's words have taken on fresh significance.