W.M. Akers

W.M. Akers is a Tennessee playwright who lives in New York. He writes silly plays, and blogs about theater at AstorPlaceRiot.net. He is good at Twitter.


NewCritcriticism & analysis

  • The Power of Jo of Arc
    The grace and fury in the performance of Jo Lampert as Joan in Joan of Arc: Into the Fire.
  • The Life of Bruce Lee on Stage
    W.M. Akers looks at David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu , a bio-play about the life and career of Bruce Lee
  • First They Took Her Wigs, Now They Want Her Head
    W.M. Akers reviews Marie Antoinette at Soho Rep. What is to be gained by following the notorious queen past her glamour and into the hour of her death?
  • Hard Times: From London, A Caesar In Chains
    The Donmar Warehouse's all-female production of Julius Caesar encloses the story into a women’s prison to bring to light contemporary commentary on freedom and betrayal.