Theatre Matters

Contemplations on the dramatic arts from a national perspective


Steven Oxman has contributed to such publications as the Los Angeles Times, American Theatre, Stagebill, and, most frequently, Variety, for which he has written over 300 television and theatre reviews.

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Another Marquee with Meaning

Following up on ideas for people to name theatres after, how about the Marlon Brando? It says, this is a theatre where great acting happens, where the experience is larger than life, and not always safe. And, yes, Brando is mostly known because of his films, but nobody did more to change acting than Brando did. The Schoenfeld title is all about competence; the Brando would be about inspiration.