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Edward Albee

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  • 'August' is only more intense as it opens on Broadway

    Maybe the prolonged and confounding stagehands strike had Deanna Dunagan and Amy Morton all corked up and ready to burst. Maybe they're mindful that Broadway's cavernous Imperial Theatre housed "Les Miserables" for 13 years and is best suited to the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • 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...
  • Tyne Daly plays a mama scorned in 'Agamemnon'

    Tyne Daly plays a mama scorned in 'Agamemnon'
    WHEN IT comes to pursuing the bad guys, few actors move mountains like Tyne Daly. For years on television she huffed and puffed after crooks as a New York City cop on "Cagney & Lacey." More recently, as a social worker on "Judging Amy," she battled for...
  • '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...
  • Choate Rosemary Hall

    Choate Rosemary Hall
    CHOATE ROSEMARY HALL – WALLINGFORD ORIGINS: Choate Rosemary Hall is the result of merging two single-sex schools, both founded in part by the same woman and both originally located on the same property. In 1890, Mary Atwater Choate founded a school...
  • 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...
  • 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...