Escapist Reads and Podcasts to Try Now

Lynn Nottage Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, whose opera ‘Intimate Apparel’ opens this fall at Lincoln Center Theater

I revisit the work of the playwrights August Wilson, Alice Childress, Wendy Wasserstein, Lillian Hellman and Adrienne Kennedy. You can read them together with your family—it’s a way to keep the communal aspects of theater. I’ve also been listening to podcasts: Brooklyn Deep’s “School Colors” follows the fight for desegregation in Bedford-Stuyvesant; “Slow Burn: Tupac and Biggie” looks at the lives of two seminal rappers as they converged and ended tragically.

Evan Kleiman Host of the radio show…

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