Culture Watch

  • Peter Pan Finally Gets Off the Runway

    by Bruce Chadwick

    A new version of the play has debuted in New York in time for the 70th anniversary of Peter Pan. The final third is great!  The first 2/3rds?  Ugh. 

  • Why You Don’t Want to Marry Your Pen Pal

    by Bruce Chadwick

    A review of "Intimate Apparel," a long, gripping saga about race, class and gender in turn-of-the-century America, a time when the nation was bursting with yet another wave of immigrants, rising crime and political upheaval.

  • How's that New Movie About Slain Rapper Tupac Shakur?

    by Bruce Chadwick

    "All Eyez on Me" is a fierce, vivid look at rap music history in the 1990s and the way that Tupac and his music shook up a nation of young people in search of a new world and a new star to lead them to it.