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  • A nearly ideal 'Ideal Husband'

    A nearly ideal 'Ideal Husband'
    Although just about everybody recognizes Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" as a supremely brilliant comedy, the embrace of his other plays is usually not quite so hearty. Those earlier works have been faulted for being a little too...
  • McQueary: 'I did stop it'

    McQueary: 'I did stop it'
    Mike McQueary, the Penn State assistant football coach under fire for his reported lack of action in an alleged 2002 rape of a boy by Jerry Sandusky, said in an email to a former classmate that he stopped the assault in an athletic facility shower and...
  • Shock waves from scandal continue to spread

    Shock waves from scandal continue to spread
    The child sex scandal at Penn State University reverberated Thursday on multiple fronts, touching everything from promotional buttons to superstar athletes to bowl bids as state and national media raced to keep track. A vague post in an Internet forum...
  • First civil lawsuit filed against Sandusky

    First civil lawsuit filed against Sandusky
    — Jerry Sandusky abused a 10-year-old boy more than a hundred times over four years beginning in 1992, according to a lawsuit filed by attorneys for the accuser Wednesday in Philadelphia County Court. Sandusky met the boy through The Second Mile,...
  • Sondheim, and not only he, heads to Chicago Shakespeare

    It was an afternoon to remember at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. In the same audience for the Sunday matinee of Gary Griffin's production of "Follies" were the much-awarded playwright David Henry Hwang, the British theatrical giant Sir Peter Hall and...
  • Wim Wenders expected to direct Bayreuth 'Ring' cycle in 2013

     
    Filmmaker Wim Wenders -- whose movies include "Wings of Desire," "Paris, Texas" and "Buena Vista Social Club" -- is in talks to direct the 2013 production of Wagner's "Ring" cycle at the Bayreuth Festival, according to reports this week in......
  • Appeals court deals blow to debt collectors

     
    For those of you being harassed by debt collectors for dubious debts, here's good news, as reported by my colleague Peter Hall. A Pennsylvania appeals court has thrown out a debt collector's case against a woman who allegedly owed more......
  • Bach Festival kicks off with works small and large

     
    By Philip A. Metzger Special to The Morning Call The 104th Bethlehem Bach Festival kicked off Friday afternoon with an exercise in musical downsizing. The first work on the program was Bach’s setting of Psalm 51 “Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünde&#...
  • Zimmerman's coffee house provides a delightful chamber experience at Bach Festival

     
    By Philip A. Metzger Special to The Morning call One of Saturday morning’s two concurrent Bach Festival programs was billed as “Zimmermann’s Coffee House, a Re-Creation on Period Instruments.” Zimmermann’s was apparently an...
  • Chorale preludes performed splendidly on organ at Bach Festival

     
    By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call OK, so call it the “The Great Fifteen.” Saturday’s organ recital at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, shared by Bach Choir artistic director and conductor Greg Funfgeld and...
  • AUSTIN SCOTT: HIS STORY

     
    Coming Sunday in The Morning Call is an exclusive interview with former Penn State running back Austin Scott, whose senior year of 2007 was put on ice when he was charged with rape. Eventually, all charges against Scott were dropped......
  • Flamenco guuitarist Adam Del Monte breathtaking at Moravian

     
    By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call Flamenco guitarist Adam del Monte is part musician, part magician. He turned Moravian College’s Peter Hall Saturday night into a Gypsy gathering, with a solo performance transporting its packed audience to...