David Kaufman has covered theater for the Daily News,
Downtown and other publications. His first book, Ridiculous!
The Theatrical Life and Times of Charles Ludlam (Applause Books), has just won both the Theatre
Library Association's George Freedley Award for Oustanding Theater Book
of the Year and the LAMBDA Literary Award for Biography.
"In society the homosexual's life must be discreetly concealed. As
material for drama, that life must be even more intensely concealed.
The revival of a highly regarded play can either enhance or diminish
The great disparity in the critical reaction to Caryl Churchill's Far Away, now playing Off Broadway, serves to remind us that opinions are just that--neither right nor wrong, but rather we