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Edward Albee

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  • 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...
  • Theater review: 'Three Tall Women' at El Centro Theatre

     
    Edward Albee devotees needn't be urged to see "Three Tall Women" at the El Centro Theatre. However, those wary of America's most unpredictable living playwright may require nudging to sample the rewards that this suave West Coast Ensemble staging of......
  • Monster Mash: L.A. Opera's emergency loan; vision-impaired actress cast in 'Miracle'; Albee's latest play

     
    -- Dire straits: Los Angeles Opera has received a $14-million emergency loan from the county to keep it afloat through the middle of next year. (Los Angeles Times) -- New role: A vision-impaired actress has been cast as the understudy......
  • PEN writers to protest imprisonment of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo

     
    Major writers will gather in New York this morning to call for the release of Chinese writer and dissident Liu Xiaobo. On Christmas Day, Liu Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years in prison last week for his part in creating......
  • Monster Mash: Fountain Theatre director Bennett Bradley slain; artwork stolen in France; Canada won't seize Dead Sea Scrolls

     
    -- Homicide: Bennett Bradley, a theater director at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood, was found stabbed to death Saturday at his home. (Los Angeles Times) -- Without a trace: Nearly 30 works of art, including pieces by Pablo Picasso and......
  • 'Extinction,' starring James Roday of 'Psych,' travels from L.A. to off-Broadway

     
    A critically acclaimed new play that opened in Los Angeles last fall is set to transfer to a prominent off- Broadway theater. Gabe McKinley's "Extinction" opened in November at Hollywood's Elephant Space, where it starred James Roday (from the USA......
  • 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......
  • The new season at Remy Bumppo

     
    Chicago's Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has anounced its new, three-show season; it will be this Equity company's 14th annual slate. In the fall (beginning Sept. 22), artistic director James Bohnen will direct Tom Stoppard's "Night and Day." That's to be......
  • Letts, Morton in ‘Virginia Woolf,' 'Sex With Strangers' at Steppenwolf for 2010-11 season

     
    Tracy Letts and Amy Morton — Chicago's very own George and Martha — are to star in a new production of Edward Albee's “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” at the Steppenwolf Theatre next season under the direction of Pam MacKinnon,......
  • 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......