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Morality plays

The next six weeks of American life will be marked by a theatrical onslaught of ambition, contention, and colorful character development.
It’s hard to escape politics this fall
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  September 10, 2008


Comedian Jimmy Tingle is on the stump.
Jimmy Tingle runs again
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 15, 2008

Comedy Rambo

Misunderestimate Stephen Colbert at your peril.
A gladiator of mockery, Stephen Colbert is dismantling American society from the inside
By DAVID BIANCULLI  |  November 16, 2007

Puppet government

When Stephen Colbert threw his hat into the presidential ring — before South Carolina threw it back — he was embarking on a remarkably recurrent pop-culture event.
Four-score-or-so years ago, Will Rogers began a comedic political tradition
By DAVID BIANCULLI  |  November 14, 2007

Trial and error

The folks at 2nd Story Theatre are clever in many ways, only one of which is their usually dandy stage productions.
2nd Story’s well-intentioned Inherit the Wind  
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 10, 2006