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Edward Albee

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  • Barney Rosset dies at 89; publisher fought censorship

    Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
  • 'Madness' and 'Candide' are top Jeff Award winners

    'Madness' and 'Candide' are top Jeff Award winners
    Director Penny Metropulos' stirring take on Alan Bennett's "The Madness of George III" and Mary Zimmerman's revisionist production of "Candide" at the Goodman Theatre shared top honors for large theaters at the 2011 Joseph Jefferson Awards, with the...
  • Remy Bumppo announces new season

    Chicago's Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced its 2012-13 season at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.  The three-show slate begins with "Seascape" by Edward Albee, directed by new artistic director Nick Sandys and slated to open...
  • Two worthy new summer plays: 'Chinglish' and 'The Homosexuals'

    Two worthy new summer plays: 'Chinglish' and 'The Homosexuals'
    Just as the sun starts coming out in Chicago, so do a couple of terrific new plays. The Goodman Theatre is just completing a season dominated by ambitious world premieres: "Stage Kiss" from Sarah Ruhl, "Mary" by Thomas Bradshaw, "El Nogalar" by Tanya...
  • Movie review: 'Making the Boys'

    Movie review: 'Making the Boys'
    It may be hard for those who grew up watching "Will & Grace" to imagine the shock and excitement when Mart Crowley's "The Boys in the Band" caught fire off-Broadway in 1968, becoming one of the most discussed, derided and defended dramas of its era. A...
  • Elizabeth Taylor remembered: Always a star, even on the stage [Updated]

     
    Looking back on the stage career of Elizabeth Taylor...
  • The singer or the song? Reconciling Chris Brown's 'F.A.M.E.' with his infamy

     
    A few weeks ago, I was in the car with a female friend when Chris Brown’s song “Deuces” came on the radio. The song was probably my favorite single of last year -– its silvery synth chords, house-inspired vocal jitters......
  • Kathleen Turner to portray journalist Molly Ivins at Geffen Playhouse

     
    Kathleen Turner taking Molly Ivins play to L.A.'s Geffen Playhouse...
  • A big show in NYC, but little in LA for Japan quake benefit

     
    Patti LuPone, Richard Thomas and Mary Beth Hurt will star in the New York segment of what's billed as a national effort on Sunday to raise money for Japanese theaters on the anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Major companies in LA...
  • TV This Week for April 10 - 16

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 10 - 16 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 10 - 16 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Edward Albee wins MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement

     
    Prestigious MacDowell Medal awarded to Edward Albee...
  • Theater review: 'God of Carnage' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    Conflict has long been the soul of drama, but contemporary playwrights such as Tracy Letts and Neil LaBute (following in the footsteps of Edward Albee and David Mamet) have taken this one step further — they've made hostility the brains......