Tag: Jack Davenport

  • A Broadway Revival of “Saint Joan” Shows the Woman Warrior in a Quiet Key

    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) lived through so much of the twentieth century, and so much of his writing remains startlingly up-to-date, that we sometimes forget his Victorian roots. The theatrical tradition he was brought up on was that of nineteenth-century barnstorming. When Shaw directed his own plays, actors would sometimes complain that the business he […]