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Alisa Solomon

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Alisa Solomon

Alisa Solomon, a drama critic and professor at Columbia University’s School of Journalism, is the author of Re-Dressing the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender and, with Tony Kushner, co-editor of Wrestling With Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

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Marca Tu Voto AC, a citizens’ group, is spearheading the national effort to overhaul Chile’s 1980 constitution. 

In his defense, the embattled monologist stressed the differences between theater and journalism. Did he have a point?

The right-wing nationalist government has defunded and harassed the influential theater community and passed a harsh new media censorship law, threatening the country’s fragile democratic institutions.

The right-wing nationalist government has defunded and harassed the influential theater community and passed a harsh new media censorship law, threatening the country’s fragile democratic institutions.

Dozens of Israeli theater artists are refusing to perform in the West Bank settlement of Ariel. Now they’ve been joined by hundreds of artists and scholars from both Israel and America.

On Caryl Churchill's Seven Jewish Children: A Play for Gaza.

As David Mamet's views become more Manichaean, he's squared the jaws of his tough guys.

How Judith Thompson's play about Abu Ghraib falls short.

The World Social Forum marched into Nairobi full of conflict, action and ideas.

The controversy over the World Trade Center cultural
institutions is one more episode in a long, often bitter dispute over
how 9/11 should be remembered and understood.