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Terry Teachout

Terry Teachout

Terry Teachout, Commentary’s critic-at-large and the drama critic of the Wall Street Journal, recently directed Satchmo at the Waldorf, his first play, at Houston’s Alley Theatre.

Martin McDonagh burst upon the American theater scene at the age of 28 when The Beauty Queen of Leenane, his first play, opened on Broadway...

Of all the Broadway musicals written between the consolidation of the genre in the early ’20s and the start of its decline in the mid-’60s,...

When Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Millennium Approaches opened on Broadway a quarter-century ago, it became the most talked-about theatrical event of its day. It...

Of all the once-celebrated conductors of the 20th century, the only ones whose names are still known to the public at large are Leonard Bernstein...