Monday, January 14, 2002

25 Up-and-Comers on the Local Theater Scene
"TONY spotlights the theater-world stars of tomorrow, from the improv madcaps of 42nd Street to Coney Island's burlesque beauties. By David Cote, Jason Zinoman, Alexis Soloski and Trav S.D. ...What follows are 25 blossoming actors, directors, designers, companies and sideshow freaks that demand your attention. Remember their names: They are the future of theater."

"Best Alternative to Reality TV ...
As the latest creators of documentary theater, the downtown troupe Civilians are giving Moisés Kaufman, Anna Deavere Smith et al. a musicalized run for their money. Their mission statement, as expressed in the perfectly ducky Canard, Canard, Goose?: 'We think pretty hard about stuff — then make a show about it.'"