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, unable to understand several recent plays, goes to the source to explain them, and then humorously debates how important it is for theatre to be coherent.
Jonathan Mandell reflects on the Fall season of New York theatre through the lens of Erin Mee’s “Drama and Performance” class at NYU, in which students see and discuss sixteen shows throughout the semester.
Jonathan Mandell reviews the Second Stage production of Invisible Thread , a musical based on the real-life experience of theatre artists Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews creating a charity in Uganda.
Jonathan Mandell explores how several recent works on New York Stages portray history and the questions they raise.