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Edward Albee

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  • Director Greg Mosher's view from a new 'Bridge' is clear

    Director Greg Mosher's view from a new 'Bridge' is clear
    Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
  • PASSINGS: Stan Jones, Michael Kuchwara

    PASSINGS: Stan Jones, Michael Kuchwara
    Stan Jones Pro football Hall of Famer Stan Jones, 78, a pro football Hall of Famer and standout for the Chicago Bears in the 1950s and '60s who was an innovator of weight training in the NFL, died Friday at his daughter's home in Broomfield, Colo., from...
  • Alfred A. Knopf Jr. dies at 90; influential publisher

    Alfred A. Knopf Jr., son of publishing legends and an influential publisher in his own right, died Saturday in New York of medical complications from a fall in mid-January, according to his wife, Alice. He was 90. Knopf, known as Pat, was the only...
  • Milton Katselas dies at 75; acting teacher and director

    Milton Katselas dies at 75; acting teacher and director
    Milton Katselas, a prominent acting teacher and director whose students included George Clooney, Alec Baldwin, Michelle Pfeiffer and hundreds of other actors, has died. He was 75. Katselas, who founded the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school in 1978,...
  • Glenn Goldman, owner of Book Soup, dies at 58

    Glenn Goldman, whose independent bookstore, Book Soup, became a Sunset Boulevard landmark known for its tall, teetering stacks and mazes of shelves crammed with titles that attracted entertainment and tourist industry clientele, died Saturday. He was 58....
  • PASSINGS

    Albert L. Greene Hospital president Albert L. Greene, 59, president and chief executive of Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys since 2006, died Thursday at his home in Calabasas. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June, the hospital...
  • Words & ideas

    Words  &   ideas
    MONDAY William Whitecloud The author of "The Magician's Way" will discuss and sign his book. Bodhi Tree Bookstore, 8585 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. 7:30 p.m. Free. (310) 659-1733. TUESDAY David Denby The film critic for the New Yorker will discuss his...
  • 'A Thousand Words' writers hope it's the start of something big

    'A Thousand Words' writers hope it's the start of something big
    Stephen Sondheim and Georges Seurat. John Guare and Wassily Kandinsky. Edward Albee and Louise Nevelson. Throughout theater history, writers have mined the works and biographies of artists to create such vastly different dramas as "Sunday in the Park...
  • Extreme 'Lear': Robert Falls gets audacious with the great tragedy, but did Stacy Keach get the memo?

    You can set "King Lear" on the moon, or -- like the Goodman Theatre's endlessly audacious Robert Falls -- in a post-apocalyptic Eastern European world of guns, vodka, petty fiefdoms and crushing sexual cruelty. No matter. This great play will still try to...
  • The big picture

    Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood By Mark Harris Penguin, 490 pages, $27.95 By today's standards, the Academy Awards ceremony of April 10, 1968, was a tame affair. No one denounced a war or declined an Oscar to...
  • STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT

    STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT
    Deanna Dunagan was Broadway-bound and she was not happy. It was mid-October and she was due to leave in a week for New York, where she would reprise her acclaimed performance as Violet Weston, the pill-addicted, cancer-stricken monster of a mother at the...
  • Theater review: 'The Browning Version' at Pacific Resident Theatre

     
    For academically inclined middle-class Brits, a teaching post at an elite English boarding school might have an understandably seductive appeal. But as a retiring classics teacher surveys his life in Terence Rattigan's incisive 1948 drama, "The Browning...