Jonathan Mandell

Jonathan Mandell, a proud member of the American Theatre Critics Association has written about the theater for a range of publications, including Playbill, American Theatre Magazine, the New York Times, Newsday, Backstage, and He currently blogs at New York Theater and tweets as @NewYorkTheater.


NewCritcriticism & analysis

  • How a Non-Political Play Can Create Political Theater
    Jonathan Mandell looks at New Brooklyn Theatre's production of The Death of Bessie Smith , and the ways theatre sparks political change.
  • The Group Theatre, Revisited
    Jonathan Mandell writes about the NYC-based ReGroup Theater , and their exploration of the Group Theatre , founded by Harold Clurman, Cheryl Crawford and Lee Strasberg