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Edward Albee

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  • Bill Pullman, Julia Stiles discuss 'Oleanna'

    Bill Pullman, Julia Stiles discuss 'Oleanna'
    When Doug Hughes, the director of the revival of David Mamet's "Oleanna," heard that his two stars, Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, were sitting down with a writer for the Los Angeles Times, he freaked out. "He said, 'Ohmigod! Don't say anything to him...
  • Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway

    Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway
    On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
  • Ruth Ford dies at 98; actress was member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre

    Ruth Ford dies at 98; actress was member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre
    Ruth Ford, a onetime member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre who appeared in numerous Broadway plays and in films and television, has died. She was 98. Ford died Wednesday of age-related complications at her home in New York City, said her lawyer,...
  • Theater: Amid the many bloated musicals, originality sneaks in

    Theater: Amid the many bloated musicals, originality sneaks in
    Millennial anxieties ushered in the new decade with Y2K panic, 9/11 made it seem as if the paranoid were on to something, two quagmire wars were launched and the Great Recession left everyone wondering about the prognosis of the American economy as it...
  • 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...
  • A Tony nominee's new challenge

    A Tony nominee's new challenge
    The Tony call comes early on the West Coast. Marcia Milgrom Dodge was trying to get some sleep; the director-choreographer had only five days to stage the new Reprise Theatre Company production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." But...
  • 'Revolutionary Road'

    Sam Mendes, the director of "Revolutionary Road," injects a few milligrams of hope into his film version of the 1961 Richard Yates novel, an excoriating portrait of a mid-1950s marriage built on sticks, straw and delusion. It is a harsh, merciless book....
  • 'Revolutionary Road' stars Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Shannon

    Sam Mendes, the director of "Revolutionary Road," injects a few milligrams of hope into his film version of the 1961 Richard Yates novel, an excoriating portrait of a mid-1950s marriage built on sticks, straw and delusion. It is a harsh, merciless book....
  • '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...
  • 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...