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  • 'Tobacco Road' by American Blues: Laboring to find the real play under Depression-era dirt

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Tobacco Road" ★★★ Through June 20 in the Richard Christiansen Theater at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; Running time: 2 hours; Tickets: $32-$40 at 773-871-3000 or www.americanbluestheater.com. With Suzanne Petri, Gwendolyn Whiteside
  • Summer reading: Kevin Sampsell on Padgett Powell

     
    Kevin Sampsell is the author, most recently, of "A Common Pornography," part memoir, part loosely structured snapshots of growing up in the 1970s and '80s. The book's layers also explore dark, long-kept family secrets that emerged after his estranged...

    'Tobacco Road' at La Jolla Playhouse

    'Tobacco Road' at La Jolla Playhouse
    WHEN "Tobacco Road" premiered on Broadway in 1933, it pushed the envelope with its unsavory depiction of rural poverty. Would theatergoers looking for a fun night out want to have their noses rubbed in the degrading conditions of destitute Georgia...

    'Texasville' by Larry McMurtry

    Welcome back to Thalia, seat of Hardtop County, Tex., where the terrain is so flat that the net at the municipal tennis court forms a skyline. Readers of Larry McMurtry's "The Last Picture Show" will be surprised to hear that Thalia has anything so grand...

    A reading list for freshmen

    A reading list for freshmen
    The leap from eighth grade to high school can be a difficult one, but it can be made easier with the help of a good book. We asked several notables to recommend a good summertime read for incoming high school freshmen. Their suggestions: 1. Rennie...