Kadir Nelson was inspired by Kwame Alexander’s poem. It “spoke to excellence, and perseverance, and triumph amidst adversity,” Nelson says. “It was an ode to the sung and unsung heroes in history.”
A group of men all named Josh Cohen went to a new off-Broadway musical The Other Josh Cohen. It’s a common Jewish name. One of them thought the show was about him, for good reason.
In the latest Broadway play by Jez Butterworth, the body of a man who was violently “disappeared” 10 years ago has been found in a bog. It augurs bad things for the dead man’s family.
Rose-Lynn Fisher spent a decade magnifying and photographing her tears, learning the nuances of her emotions in the process. The project is called The Topography of Tears.
Biographer Linda Gordon chronicles Morath’s escape from Nazi Germany, her boundary-breaking career and her marriage to playwright Arthur Miller.
Two new studies offer unexpected insights — and solutions — into the problem of spousal abuse.