John Timpane is a theater critic, books editor, and fine arts reporter for the Inquirer. His beat includes books, social media, dance, theater, art, museums, and classical music. From 1997 to 2008 he was the Commentary page editor.
A day in the life of independent producer Mara Isaacs ranges from Princeton to Manhattan, from meetings to phone calls to sushi to parties and more parties. It's Tony Week, and "Hadestown," one of her babies, is up for 14 awards.
The West Chester University Poetry Conference is one of the country's biggest and best regarded. Along with reaching out to teachers and students, the organizers have recruited a diverse group of presenters.