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Henrik Ibsen

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  • Dig deeper and you'll find the other Oslo

    Dig deeper and you'll find the other Oslo
    In the Norwegian capital of Oslo, a big statue of a tiger sits in front of the train station. A local once explained that Oslo is nicknamed the Tiger City because in the 19th century, when country boys visited the wild and crazy "New York City of Norway,"...
  • New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage

    New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage
    Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin  a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
  • 50 SHOWS FOR FALL

    50 SHOWS FOR FALL
    As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
  • No easy choices in 'Red and Green'

    No easy choices in 'Red and Green'
    Last weekend's earthquake in Nepal brought some glancing international attention to the remote Himalayan nation — especially when a wall at the British embassy in Kathmandu collapsed and killed three Nepalese citizens, setting off protests. But...
  • At the Annoyance, Rahm Emanuel from finger to toe

     At the Annoyance, Rahm Emanuel from finger to toe
    "F--- You, I Love You, Bye: The Rahm Emanuel Story" **1/2 There are plenty of jokes that land solidly in this good-natured, necessarily profanity-laden skewering of Chicago's current mayor, which flashes forward to the year 2081 when visitors to the...
  • Theater review: 'Hedda Gabler' from Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'Hedda Gabler' from Mad Cow Theatre
    Hedda Gabler is one tough cookie to love. Heck, let's set the bar lower: She's tough to like. Keep in mind I'm talking about the title character of Henrik Ibsen's play, not the current production at Mad Cow Theatre in which there's plenty to like. Ibsen...
  • Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'

    Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'
    TONY-nominated actress and pop musician Alice Ripley is about to become a mother for the third time. Sort of. When "The Who's Tommy" pop musician is unveiled this weekend at Hollywood's Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, it will mark Ripley's third appearance as...
  • Henry Gibson dies at 73; original cast member of 'Laugh-In'

    Henry Gibson dies at 73; original cast member of 'Laugh-In'
    Henry Gibson, a veteran character actor who came to fame in the late 1960s as the flower-holding poet on TV's landmark satirical comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," has died. He was 73. Gibson died late Monday night at his home in Malibu after a...
  • Old enough to know better

    Old enough to know better
    It's a lovely irony: Gertrude Baines, 114, the world's oldest person, lives in L.A., the world's most youth-obsessed city. It's like finding a vintage Ferrari in a parking lot full of Yugos. During the 20th century, we added almost three decades to the...
  • A place of jagged beauty

    A place of jagged beauty
    SHAKING my shoulders to dislodge the ice cube that was slithering down my back, I stepped forward to claim the certificate verifying that I had crossed the Arctic Circle into the land of the midnight sun. This was a rite of passage on Day 5 of a six-...
  • 'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others

    'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others
    It was Tuesday, May 30, 1922, the day of the dedication of the solemn and splendid memorial to Abraham Lincoln in Washington, and the ceremony on the Mall featured speeches by President Warren Harding and Chief Justice William Howard Taft. The most...
  • 'Laugh-In' Actor Henry Gibson Dies

    'Laugh-In' Actor Henry Gibson Dies
    MALIBU -- Veteran comic character actor Henry Gibson, whose career included the 1960's hit "Laugh-In," and more recently " King of the Hill," died Monday. Gibson died at his home in Malibu after a brief battle with cancer. He was 73. Gibson was born...