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 some recent plays that explore this wackiest of election seasons in novel ways, and asks: Is mockery proper...or even possible?
Jonathan Mandell on the wealth of offerings of African-American theatre at the twentieth New York International Fringe Festival.
Jonathan Mandell on “Broadway for Black Lives Matters,” the Theatre of the Oppressed NYC production of Apprehension, and the role of theatre in protest and human rights movements.
Jonathan Mandell looks at the new production of Runaways , thirty-eight years after the first, and asks: Should a work of theatre allow us to escape from, or force us to engage in, the world?