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Colonial Players offers a gem in historical and dramatic substance in its current production of Joanna McClelland Glass' "Trying," continuing through March 2 in Annapolis. This two-person "memory play" is set in 1967 and finds Judge Francis Biddle, 81,...
Popular among economists, sociologists and software engineers, the phrase "ripple effect" has also been adopted by arts and cultural thought leaders to describe the powerful impact of the creative sector on our shared communities. Here at Center Stage,...
When Kwame Kwei-Armah left London to move to Baltimore, he was exploding with questions about this strange land on the other side of the Atlantic, where he was planting not just himself, but also his wife and young son. "As I was starting to find my...
The family that works on plays together, stays together. OK, so that's not exactly the old adage. But it might become a new one if the husband-and-wife acting team of Jason Odell Williams and Charlotte Cohn continue on the same artistic road they've been...
Colonial Players closes its season with Neil LaBute's 2001 dark comedy/drama "The Shape of Things," drawing a striking contrast with the Depression-era romantic comedy that started the theater's run in September. LaBute's cynical commentary on the...
Tags: Stress, England, Comedy (genre), Noel Coward, Romance (genre)
Sun National StaffNEW YORK - Against a setting sun, a clarinetist blows fiercely into his instrument, the sound more anguished cry than musical note. Dancers, moving as slowly as a dream, climb atop a tomb-like vessel piled high with dark, pebbly dirt, alternately...
ReutersDirector Costa-Gavras: European cinema could not survive without state protection By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Filmmaking could not exist in Europe without the support of governments, veteran director Costa-Gavras told an audience at the Los...
Hartford CourantHartford's TheaterWorks, under artistic producing director Rob Ruggiero, announced a list of shows it is considering for the 2013-14 season. Other shows not on the list may also wind up on "the final five," which will be announced later this spring. The...
The traditionally staid American Academy of Arts and Letters is both charmed and flummoxed by Bob Dylan. The academy announced Wednesday that it voted the musician into its ranks -- its first rock musician ever. But he will be an honorary member: Not...
Tags: Literature, Bob Dylan, John Updike, Elections, Music
VarietyIn the world according to playwright-screenwriter Neil LaBute, men continually behave badly -- some much worse than others -- and the nameless protagonist of "Some Girl(s)" certainly is no exception. But the complexities and contradictions of this...
On the final night of the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, last year, a young folk-rock trio from Denver took the makeshift stage at a church a few blocks away from the main action down on 6th Street. The church was about half full,...
An American classic staged by a veteran actor, a musical farce to delight Anglophiles, and a reworking of a landmark 19th century drama are just a few of the more promising theater offerings this season. Predicting which will become a hit is always a...
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