Christopher Marlowe led perhaps the most widely unconfirmed life of any major writer. The numerous ascriptions that have met him over time – petty thief, secret agent, homosexual, general sybarite – are the cream of the crop among the tame many that are given to practically all t
Lloyd Newson is a dancer/choreographer, who has been the Director of DV8 Physical Theatre since 1986. His work for both stage and film has received major acclaim. His work mixes dance, text, theatre and film. His most recent work, "To Be Straight With You" (2008/2009) is more text-based than
As with any movement of which its title and ideological thrust is foisted unwittingly and often unwarrantedly upon its supposed members, the Theater of the Absurd is as awkward and uneasy a fit for Eugène Ionesco's literary and artistic endeavors as they are for Samuel Beckett or Jean Genet
Ben Jonson may be the most famous person to use the shortened version of his given name professionally. It is for hackneyed notes and anecdotes like these that the playwright, poet, and actor is now primarily known.
Evidently, it is really difficult to be a dramatist and poet if you lived