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Edward Albee

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  • Monster Mash: NEA's new grant money; Broads donate $2 million more to MSU museum; arts attendance falls

     
    -- New money: The National Endowment for the Arts said it would grant cities as much as $250,000 apiece for urban design projects that promote the arts. (Bloomberg) -- If you build it: Eli and Edythe Broad donate an additional......
  • Arena Stage to announce world premiere of play based on John Grisham thriller

     
    Arena Stage will present the world premiere of a play based on John Grisham's earliest novel, "A Time to Kill," as part of its 2010-2011 season, which will be its first at its new home, the Mead Center for American......
  • Monster Mash: Public Theater plans a facelift; Tracy Letts in 'Virginia Woolf'; big bucks at arts fair

     
    --Stretching out: New York's Public Theater has launched a $35-million, two-year project to fix up its facade and expand and modernize the lobby and other common areas. (Bloomberg) --Center stage: Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts ("...
  • ‘Splash’ from PB&J Theatre Factory opens at UCF

     
    Ah, summer vacation. Time to pack up and hit the road. That's what comic acting troupe PB&J Theatre Factory is doing this summer with its new show, Splash, a summer beach-party romp. The show at University of Central Florida's small black-box theate...
  • Orlando’s Mad Cow Theatre announces season 14

     
    Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has announced its lineup of plays and musicals for its 14th season, starting Sept. 10. (In August, the Sentinel publishes Season Preview, which will lay out the season schedules for all Central Florida performing-arts groups. I'...
  • Marian Seldes, Alan Ayckbourn to receive lifetime achievement Tony awards

     
    At 81, Marian Seldes is considered a living legend of the American stage, having made her Broadway debut in 1947. It's hard to believe that Seldes, who has long been the muse of Edward Albee, has won only one Tony......
  • A new cheatsheet for theater buffs

     
    So, you have a term paper on Euripides due tomorrow and you haven't even cracked "Medea," "The Trojan Women" or any other of the ancient Greek writer's tragedies. Or you're an actor who has an audition this week for a......
  • Mike Nichols -- at home in Hollywood and in the theater

     
    Director Mike Nichols, who will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on Thursday, also has enjoyed a rich life in the theater. In a conversation with our colleague, Susan King, the 78-year-old Oscar winner traces the start of......
  • The afterlife of Tony Kushner's 'Angels in America'

     
    Ever since “Angels in America,” Tony Kushner has had to bear the burden of being the Great American Playwright. Fairly or unfairly, critics (including myself) have held him to an impossibly high standard. It’s not entirely unreasonable. There have...
  • Theater review: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ at UCF Conservatory Theatre

     
    If you think words can't wound, you need to watch Kate Ingram and Mark Brotherton in action at UCF Conservatory Theatre's production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. She gleefully, almost maniacally at times, cuts her husband down, while he, with a more...
  • '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....