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Critic's Notebook: The dramatist who used to regularly scorch the stage with complex stories has let his anti-P.C. rage blunt his work. What in the world has happened to David Mamet? The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Glengarry Glen Ross," a modern...
For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
Hartford CourantThe musical premiere of a Jason Robert Brown musical based on the novel "The Bridges of Madison County" is one of the highlights of the 2013 summer season at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The show, directed by Bartlett Sher and with a book by...
In a recent interview with Wired Magazine, a man named Tim O'Reilly said, "I don't really give a (censored because this is a family newspaper) if literary novels go away. They're an elitist pursuit." What Tim O'Reilly says matters because Tim O'Reilly...
The Baltimore SunEach week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be acquainted, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: TRADUCE We must enjoy speaking ill of other people,...
The Hartford CourantJulie Andrews is wearing a white cap with the word "Think" embroidered on it as she sits down to tea in the Victorian parlor of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The star of iconic and beloved musicals and films such as "My Fair Lady," "Camelot,"...
Charles Smith is just your average, bumbling occupant of the Oval Office. Up for reelection, he doesn't stand much of a chance of gaining a second term. His wife is already asking whether she can take one of the White House couches she had reupholstered...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOn the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists. "On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
Hartford CourantIn Sunday's Arts Section of The Hartford Courant, I write about Jerry Adler, who is featured as an actor in the premiere of the Mike Reiss comedy "I'm Connecticut" at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus, a production of Connecticut Repertory...
An area theater that does consistently fine work is beginning its last season in its current home. Everyman Theatre’s upcoming season is slated to be its final one on N. Charles Street, in the Station North arts and entertainment district. Work...
The one-act play is alive and well at Orange Coast College. A dozen of them will be unveiled this weekend only at OCC's Drama Lab Studio Theater. Billed as "original and published one-act plays for mature audiences," the program, which opened Thursday,...
A year from now, Everyman Theatre will begin packing for the big move to a freshly renovated venue on the west side of town. To help stem any regrets, the title of the last show in the company's current Charles Street location will carry a familiar...
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