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George S. Kaufman

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  • Matt Weinstock, Feb. 10, 1960

     
    The Recollectors Reading the testimony in the Finch trial, I am again filled with awe and admiration for those who can remember exactly where they were standing and what they were thinking when they heard the fatal shot or what they said at 2:46 p.m. last...
  • Theater review: 'Stage Door' at Open Fist Theatre

     
    Open Fist, a company best known for staging edgy contemporary works, scored a surprise hit with last year's a pitch-perfect revival of Moss Hart's classic satire of Broadway foibles, "Light Up the Sky." Following up with "Stage Door," another historical.....
  • 'Stage Door' at Griffin Theatre: Stage full of Chicago talent eloquently proves the point

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Stage Door" ★★★½ Through May 23 at Theatre Building Chicago, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 45 minutes; Tickets: $18-$28 at 773-327-5252 or ticketmaster.com. With Stacie Barra, Mechelle Moe and Caroline Neff. Toward...
  • 'The Royal Family' revival rules Broadway

     
    The new Manhattan Theatre Club revival of the 1927 George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber comedy "The Royal Family" has the critics bowing down. "The Royal Family" is a sly satire of the fabled Barrymore acting clan. This acclaimed production is sure to be among...
  • Theater review: 'Just 45 Minutes From Broadway' at Edgemar Center for the Arts

     
    Henry Jaglom's new play feels awfully familiar. First there's its title, "Just 45 Minutes From Broadway," which all but sets you to whistling the George M. Cohan song containing that jaunty phrase. Then there's the story, about a free-spirited theater.......
  • UCLA Archive unearths gems in 'Unburied Treasures'

    UCLA Archive unearths gems in 'Unburied Treasures'
    The UCLA Film & Television Archive is no small place. The Library of Congress aside, it's the biggest collection in the country, with film holdings alone numbering a staggering 85,000 titles. Wouldn't you like to take a peek at the rarities hidden in...
  • Theater Beat: 'And Her Hair Went With Her,' 'Blue Night in the Heart of the West,' '1001' and 'I'd Rather Be Right.'

    Theater Beat: 'And Her Hair Went With Her,' 'Blue Night in the Heart of the West,' '1001' and 'I'd Rather Be Right.'
    If you want to catch two wicked talents get into trouble, head for the Fountain Theatre, where Tony winner Tonya Pinkins and "Cold Case" actress Tracie Thoms are tearing it up in "And Her Hair Went With Her," Zina Camblin's vivid if uneven look at African...
  • A rare rift in George and Ira Gershwin's harmony

    A rare rift in George and Ira Gershwin's harmony
    The heirs of George and Ira Gershwin, creators of "I Got Rhythm" and many other standards that helped define the grand tradition of American popular song, have fallen badly out of step over who gets how much from the lucrative pot of royalties still being...