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  • Stetson University presents 4 short plays by Christopher Durang

     
    Stetson University's Stover Theatre continues its 105th season with four plays by comic dramatist Christopher Durang. These short comedies will be directed by students of Stetson's Advanced Directing class and will run from Nov. 11-14. The plays are “...
  • Phylicia Rashad to direct L.A. production of 'A Raisin in the Sun'

     
    In her numerous screen and stage roles, Phylicia Rashad has invariably brought a cutting intelligence and a razor-sharp sense of comic timing. In March, the actress will be working on the opposite side of the lights in the role of......
  • Nina Metz reviews 'Sweet Bird of Youth'

     
    In "Sweet Bird of Youth" now at The Artistic Home, Kathy Scambiatterra makes it hard to imagine anyone else in Tennessee Williams' role of the fading Princess Kosmonopolis, says Nina Metz in her ★★★½ review for the Tribune. "And it......
  • Ben Stiller, Edie Falco headed to Broadway in revival of 'House of Blue Leaves'

     
    Gaylord Focker and Nurse Jackie, together at last. Actors Ben Stiller and Edie Falco are said to be starring in an upcoming Broadway revival of John Guare's comedy "The House of Blue Leaves," according to a report in Variety. The......
  • Theater review: 'Misalliance' at South Coast Repertory

     
    Like their creator, George Bernard Shaw’s characters are blessed with the gift of scintillating gab. Words rarely fail them as they volley ideas, play devil’s advocate, deal out paradoxes and indulge in ironic repartee. The talk that constitutes “...
  • Monster Mash: New York City Opera's new leader; Nicole Kidman eyes Broadway return?

     
    -- New leadership: Former tobacco executive Charles R. Wall is stepping in as chairman of New York City Opera, replacing Susan Baker, who has resigned. (Bloomberg) -- Rumor has it: Nicole Kidman is said to be returning to Broadway in......
  • NY Post: Cromer to direct Nicole Kidman in 'Sweet Bird of Youth'

     
    The New York Post reports this morning that David Cromer will direct Nicole Kidman in Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth" on Broadway in the fall....
  • Theater review: 'Ruined' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    The brothel setting of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Ruined,” the powerful and still horrifyingly topical drama that opened Wednesday at the Geffen Playhouse, is a sanctuary of sorts for the women employed there. Victims of the bloody...
  • Key West Symphony launches its season in October

     
    The Key West Symphony will launch its 2010-11 season with a concert featuring world-renowned violinist Chee-Yun at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Tennessee Williams Theatre. The theater, at 5901 College Road in Key West, is on the campus of Flori...
  • George Keathley, once a major player in Chicago theater, dies at age 85

     
    George Keathley, who was once a major figure in the Chicago theater scene, died this past weekend in Fort Lauderdale. Keathley's death (he was 85) was announced by the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, where Keathley served as artistic director from......
  • Theater review: 'The Glass Menagerie' at the Mark Taper Forum

     
    Amanda Wingfield is one of the greatest roles in American drama, but this scene-stealer from “The Glass Menagerie” isn’t as easy to get right as some might assume. All credit then to Judith Ivey, who magnificently incarnates this mother making......
  • 'Theories of the Sun' by Sideshow Theatre: Cheating death in a Paris hotel

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Theories of the Sun" ★★½ Through Oct. 3 at Theatre Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.; Running time: 2 hours; Tickets: $20 at 773-975-8150 or www.sideshowtheatre.org All of the great plays in the world are about death. More particularly,........