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, NPR.com and CNN.com. He currently blogs at New York Theater and tweets as @NewYorkTheater.
NewCritcriticism & analysis
Jonathan Mandell looks at the phenomenon of "snubs" in theatre awards today and throughout history, touching on the complexities of nominating committees.
Jonathan Mandell overviews five eclectic works by Texas playwright Kirk Lynn.
Jonathan Mandell looks at reocurring devices and techniques of spectacle in Broadway productions.
Jonathan Mandell looks at New Brooklyn Theatre's production of The Death of Bessie Smith , and the ways theatre sparks political change.