Pamela Newton is a writer based in Park Slope.
review: Reality Theater: GuantanamoBy Pamela Newton
Since September 11th, a cultural shift has occured in which the theatre has become – more than usual – the staging ground for angst about our country’s political situation.
Shards of Beckett: Théâtre Trouvés Broken WindowBy Pamela Newton
Mercedes Murphy, founder of the Williamsburg-based Théâtre Trouvé, appears to be of the same school as French director and theater philosopher Antonin Artaud: she seeks to create art that will jolt spectators out of complacency and numbness and into contact with what is essentially true, painful, and universal in the human experience.