Culture Watch

  • Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr.: The Play

    by Bruce Chadwick

    The play about him is a nice story about Powell’s achievements in his lifelong battle against racism in which he represented Harlem for nearly three decades in Congress. It leaves out the bad parts.

  • Guilty or Innocent? Martin Luther on Trial on Times Square

    by Bruce Chadwick

    Somewhere between heaven, hell and Times Square, they are putting Martin Luther, the founder of the Lutheran Church in the early 1500s, on trial for blasphemy with eternal damnation the punishment if the truculent monk is found guilty.

  • Daddy Long Legs

    by Bruce Chadwick

    Jerusha Abbott is an orphan at the John Grier asylum in New York in the early 1900s in this play about a wealthy benefactor who wants to pay for her entire college education.