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  • 7Days: 8/25 - 8/31

    7Days:  8/25 - 8/31
    Thursday, August 25 FREAKS AND GREEKS If any country is America's brethren, it's Greece. It also went from being a trailblazer in the field of democracy and the center of global culture and commerce to a humiliated deadbeat nation. (It took Greece...
  • 'Mile Marker Zero': A literary look back at Key West's high times

    'Mile Marker Zero': A literary look back at Key West's high times
    Suddenly, I have a hankering to hoist a beer at Capt. Tony's, on that barstool with Bob Dylan's name painted on it, looking out the door at the free-spirited lifestyle of Key West. Yeah, the scene on Duval Street isn't the anarchistic scene that it was...
  • Brother and sister at center of an intimate 'Glass Menagerie'

    Brother and sister at center of an intimate 'Glass Menagerie'
    “You know it don’t take much intelligence to get yourself into a nailed-up coffin, Laura. But who in hell ever got himself out of one without removing one nail?” asks sozzled Tom Wingfield of his pathologically shy sister. But the answer...
  • Marcus Gardley Named Aetna Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage

    Marcus Gardley Named Aetna Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage
    Playwright-poet Marcus Gardley will be the Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage during the 2011-2012 season.  Gardley was awarded the 2011 PEN Laura Pels award for Mid-Career Playwright.  He was recently chosen as one of “50 writers to watch&...
  • "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance

    "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance
    Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of Molière’s  “Tartuffe,” an extra performance has been added on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m.  The Playhouse production, now playing through Aug. 4,...
  • Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'

    Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'
    The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.  Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
  • Blair Underwood in 'Streetcar': What did the critics think?

    Blair Underwood in 'Streetcar': What did the critics think?
    The new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams'"A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Broadhurst Theatre has one thing that distinguishes it from its predecessor productions -- it's performed by a cast of mostly African American actors. Blair Underwood and...
  • Hemingway's Key West house named literary landmark

    Hemingway's Key West house named literary landmark
    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Ernest Hemingway's Key West home, where the American author lived in the 1930s, has been designated a literary landmark. Hemingway, who lived in the Spanish-colonial home with his second wife Pauline and their two sons,...
  • New Orleans' French Quarter: A novel place, still

    New Orleans' French Quarter: A novel place, still
    Despite its name, Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" isn't a play so much about a geographic destination — Desire Street — as a place in the heart. In the Crescent City, both perspiration and sensuality still ooze from the pores,...
  • A poison pen

    Reading "The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal" is like watching a cobra devour forest vermin. Even if you don't have much feeling for the prey, you may pause at the thought of what might happen if the monster turned its attention on you. Not that Vidal...
  • Chicago's Feltre School

    Chicago's Feltre School
    Chicago's Feltre School offers discussion of the great works, in a no-commitment setting. One thing to know about our book club: The discussions are intelligent without being fussy, and fun without being frivolous. Author we'd most like to meet: Yann...
  • Pat Hingle dies at 84; veteran actor was perhaps best known for 'Batman' role

    Pat Hingle dies at 84; veteran actor was perhaps best known for 'Batman' role
    Pat Hingle, the veteran actor with more than half a century of impressive work in theater, film and television who was perhaps best known to a generation of movie fans as Commissioner James Gordon in the first four "Batman" films, has died. He was 84....