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.
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Jonathan Mandell on the recent spate of sung through musicals, including Hadestown , The Total Bent , Evening 1910 , and Hamilton .
Jonathan Mandell explores the gender politics of Broadway offerings such as American Psycho , Waitress , Eclipsed , The Color Purple , and more.
Have jokey depictions of elections on stage and screen helped cause a joke of a real-life presidential campaign? Jonathan Mandell visits two experimental theatre projects that are tackling this year’s presidential election in serious and intriguing ways.
Jonathan Mandell writes about the work of The Civilians, which he says "may be the most vibrant socially conscious, avant-garde, investigative theatre company in the country."