David Kaufman

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.

Playing the Field Playing the Field

"In society the homosexual's life must be discreetly concealed. As material for drama, that life must be even more intensely concealed.

Jun 19, 2003 / Books & the Arts / David Kaufman

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

The revival of a highly regarded play can either enhance or diminish its reputation.

Mar 6, 2003 / Books & the Arts / David Kaufman

Unfinished Women Unfinished Women

Imaginary Friends, The Mercy Seat

Jan 9, 2003 / Books & the Arts / David Kaufman

Mamet Goes Wildeing Mamet Goes Wildeing

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...

Dec 12, 2002 / Books & the Arts / David Kaufman

Wrinkles in Time Wrinkles in Time

Theater review: Everett Beekin; Two Rooms

Nov 21, 2001 / Books & the Arts / David Kaufman