Samuel French

In early March of 1977, I found myself in need of a job. A friend of mine from grad school told me that her roommate, Andrea, had just given notice at Samuel French, so I decided to call and apply for her job.…

Humana Festival

In 1976 Jon Jory, recently hired Actors Theatre of Louisville Artistic Director, decided that a good way to increase the theatre’s national recognition would be to start an annual new play festival. Problem was, he had no idea how to get plays to produce...…

On the Aisle, September 24 2020

While there is no live theatre because of the pandemic, I shall be posting chapters as I write them from a book I am working on about my experiences in the New York Theatre. Here’s my latest.…

On the Aisle with Larry

Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, ordinarily brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York; but since New York Theatre is closed down for the foreseeable future, in this column Larry reports on plays you can stream on your computer or other…

On the Aisle, Nov. 30, 2019

On the Aisle with Larry Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York. In this column, Larry reports on MACBETH, THE LIGHTNING THIEF, SEARED, DR. RIDE’S AMERICAN BEACH HOUSE, EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT and ALL…

On the Aisle, October 30, 2019

On the Aisle with Larry Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York. In this column, Larry reports on MOULIN ROUGE, THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM, and THE WIVES and Sam Bobrick. I am reporting to…

On the Aisle, October 4, 2019

On the Aisle with Larry Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York. In this column, Larry reports on Betrayal, Only Yesterday, Caesar and Cleopatra, American Moor, Sea Wall/A Life, Get on Your Knees and…

On the Aisle, Nov. 22, 2019

“On the Aisle with Larry” our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York. In this column, Larry reports on SLAVE PLAY, EINSTEIN’S DREAMS, FEAR, BRANDOCAPOTE and THE GREAT SOCIETY. Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play, at the Golden…