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  • Kyle Prue heads 'Pygmalion' cast at Everyman

    Kyle Prue heads 'Pygmalion' cast at Everyman
    When Everyman Theatre was founded in 1990, the resident company included Kyle Prue, who went on to perform in two dozen works over the years. But in 2006, he moved from being in front of the spotlights to making sure the spotlights and everything else...
  • BSO lights a new fire under 'Joan of Arc'

    BSO lights a new fire under 'Joan of Arc'
    At the age of 16, a French villager named Jeanne d'Arc responded to what she said were the voices of saints, exhorting her to take up arms against English invaders. Dressed in male clothing, she led troops to victory in battle after battle before being...
  • Don't buy 'Pygmalion' in a poke

    Everybody knows the Broadway and movie musical “My Fair Lady.” But not everyone is as familiar with its literary source. It all began with George Bernard Shaw’s 1912 play “Pygmalion.” With characteristic wit, the great...
  • Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★&#9733 1/2
    Among recent Woody Allen films, the crabby but pretty "Magic in the Moonlight" is a well-thumbed playing card from the middle of the deck, not one of his fully good ones ("Midnight in Paris," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"), not one of the whiffs ("Cassandra'...
  • Reporters On The Scene

    Reporters On The Scene
    I negelected to mention and post a link to this story on Explore 44 that appeared last week in the Lakeville Journal, by summer intern Caroline Nelson, a New York high school student who shows promise in the business. Thanks to the folks at the Journal! ...
  • Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence

    Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence
    It is not often that a prison is a must-see tourist attraction. Welcome to Dublin, where the Kilmainham Gaol is a national treasure. It has been called an Irish Bastille. The aging prison, last used in 1924, is a monument forever linked to the Irish...
  • Fresh, clean modernity

    Fresh, clean modernity
    Men's fashion trends change slowly, often painfully so. But, clearly, there's been a push afoot in these first years of the 21st century that harkens back to the start of the 20th, what with all the so-called heritage brands, bushy beards, pomaded hair...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • 'Brigadoon' clad in fresh tartan at the Goodman

    'Brigadoon' clad in fresh tartan at the Goodman
    In 1947, lyricist and book writer Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick J. Loewe were looking for a new show. Their first three collaborations, "Life of the Party," "What's Up?" and "The Day Before Spring" had either flopped or done only modest business....
  • Kerry Bishe adds smarts, complexity to 'Halt and Catch Fire' role

    Kerry Bishe adds smarts, complexity to 'Halt and Catch Fire' role
    When actress Kerry Bishe heard she landed the part of computer engineer Donna Clark on AMC's new drama "Halt and Catch Fire," she went where many great tech geniuses go: the garage. She and a software engineer friend holed up in his Pasadena, Calif.,...
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