THE STORY: From the Pulitzer and Tony award–winning author of Proof, a drama about the press and power, sex and betrayal. At the height of the Cold War, Joe Alsop is the nation’s most influential journalist, beloved, feared and courted by the Washington world. But as the '60s dawn and America undergoes dizzying change, the intense political dramas Joe is embroiled in become deeply personal as well.
“David Auburn’s THE COLUMNIST is about how one’s false sense of order can be reshaped by the times, how the personal is political, and how both involve smoke and mirrors…A rich experience.” —The New Yorker. “Intensely satisfying.” —Bloomberg News. “David Auburn brings intelligence and insight to THE COLUMNIST.” —NY1.com. “Gripping and moving.” —Variety.