Culture Watch

  • Murdering the Tsar and His Family – Set to Music

    by Bruce Chadwick

    The new Broadway musical "Anastasia" tells the story of the daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last monarch of Russia. The play is dazzling  –  one of the best musicals of the year, a historical thriller and a sure-fire multiple Tony nominee.

  • Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr.: The Play

    by Bruce Chadwick

    The play about him is a nice story about Powell’s achievements in his lifelong battle against racism in which he represented Harlem for nearly three decades in Congress. It leaves out the bad parts.