Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
1927 – Born on April 4th in New York City. American drama critic, director and playwright.
1959 – He has served as drama critic at the New Republic.
1965-1979 – He was the Dean of the Yale School of Drama.
– He founded the Yale Repertory Theater.
1994 – He published numerous books of theater criticism and commentary, including The Theatre of Revolt, Who Needs Theatre?, and Dumbocracy in America.
1998 – He wrote the essay collection "Cultural Calisthenics: Writings on Race, Politics, and Theatre".