Category archive: Smith & Kraus

A new cheatsheet for theater buffs

April 28, 2010, So, you have a term paper on Euripides due tomorrow and you haven’t even cracked “Medea,” “The Trojan Women” or any other of the ancient Greek writer’s tragedies. Or you’re an actor who has an audition this week for a Tom Stoppard play and you don’t have time — between your other…

Playwrights in an Hour: an interview with Marisa Smith

It’s a hot May afternoon in Midtown Manhattan as I push my way through the crowd of tourists, around bicycle messengers, and past a pair of oddly aggressive young ladies hawking a new fuchsia-colored sports drink.