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  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Satchmo Play, Judith Ivey, World Premieres Highlight Long Wharf Theatre Season

    Satchmo Play, Judith Ivey, World Premieres Highlight Long Wharf Theatre Season
    The return of Judith Ivey, a "world premiere" work about Louis Armstrong and the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Clybourne Park" are among the shows for the 2012-13 season at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. The 48th season opens with the new one-person...
  • Judith Ivey To Star In Sam Shepard Play At Long Wharf

    Judith Ivey To Star In Sam Shepard Play At Long Wharf
    Multiple Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey will star in Sam Shepard's "Cirse of the Starving Class" in early 2013 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The announmcement will be made Monday night, along with the other shows slated for the 2012-13 season for the...
  • 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...
  • Souped-up 'Streetcar' hits the gas on Broadway

    Souped-up 'Streetcar' hits the gas on Broadway
    "Me and the DuBois have different notions," says Blair Underwood's uncommonly desirable Stanley in director Emily Mann's accessible, enjoyable and — on occasion — revealing new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams'"A Streetcar Named...
  • Stephen King, John Mellencamp unveil 'Ghost Brothers' in Atlanta

     
    "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County," a musical by Stephen King and John Mellencamp, opens in Atlanta....
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...
  • Commentary: Goodbye, my Newport-Mesa friends

    Commentary: Goodbye, my Newport-Mesa friends
    When I was in seventh grade, growing up in La Mirada, I decided to become a teacher because I thought it was the greatest and most important job in the world. In the last 43 years, my opinion has not wavered. In the course of my professional career as an...
  • 'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito

    'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito
    Late Sunday night, there was a radiant light in the face of the Chicago actress Carolyn Hoerdemann. "This all reminds me of the early days of the European Rep," she said, ebulliently, referencing one of Chicago's most influential avant-garde troupes of...
  • Theater review: 'Geeks! The Musical!' at Write Act Rep Theatre

     
    Margaret Gray reviews "Geeks! The Musical!" at Write Act Repertory Theatre....
  • Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...