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  • Theater review: 'Death of a Salesman' on Broadway

     
    "Death of Salesman" directed by Mike Nichols, opens at the Barrymore Theatre on Broadway, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Linda Emond and Andrew Garfield....
  • HBO bows out of 'Ruined' screen adaptation

     
    HBO has bowed out of "Ruined," a planned screen adaptation of the acclaimed play by Lynn Nottage. The drama, set in a brothel in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, had been a project between HBO Films and Harpo Films, Oprah Winfrey's production...
  • Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters

    Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters
    For every kid with a scraped knee, a skinned elbow, a bumped head and a torn shirt — the inevitable result of being very determined not to learn from one's mistakes — Maurice Sendak was your man. For every kid who builds forts out of old...
  • Monster Mash: Ai Weiwei's wife detained; Klan robes in museum

     
    Margie Petersen, a philanthropist and co-founder of the Petersen Automotive Museum in L.A., has died at age 76. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has accepted a gift of two authentic robes of the Ku Klux Klan....
  • New class of Whiting Award winners announced

     
    10 writers will each receive $50,000 from the Whiting Foundation....
  • Marathon Drama Redux: 'Gatz' and 'Angels in America'

     
    Theatrical marathons, those all-day affairs adored by festival-trotting Europeans, are quietly staging a comeback in New York. Nothing as momentous as Peter Brook’s production of “The Mahabharata” or the Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Nicholas...
  • Monster Mash: Smithsonian removes controversial Jesus video; Thomas Kinkade faces personal problems

     
    Controversial: The National Portrait Gallery in Washington has removed a video work depicting a crucified Jesus covered in ants that certain politicians had criticized. The video was part of the Smithsonian's "Hide/Seek" exhibition. (The Washington Post)...
  • Stephen Sondheim holds his own against Stephen Colbert

     
    The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Stephen Sondheim www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog March to Keep Fear Alive It was a Stephen-squared event Tuesday night on Comedy Central's "The Colbert...
  • Monster Mash: Director named for Eli Broad's Michigan museum; Michael Jackson photos sell

     
    Appointment: Michigan State University has named Michael Rush as the director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, scheduled to open in 2012. Rush formerly headed the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. (Lansing State Journal) Pop star: A......
  • Screenwriter Nicholas Kazan to present new play at Atwater Village Theatre

     
    The writer Nicholas Kazan is famous for his screenplays -- he received an Oscar nomination for "Reversal of Fortune" in 1991 -- and for being the son of the late director Elia Kazan. But he also has carved out a......
  • Clash of the Titans: Armond White vs. Darren Aronofsky

     
    It's always the Fourth of July when you're around New York Film Critics Circle Chairman Armond White, who's like a human fireworks machine. Film criticism's resident agent provocateur, the New York Press critic has made a living writing "Did he......
  • Oppressed Belarus actors headed, in an emergency action, directly to Chicago

     
    In a remarkable piece of fast action by many facets of the Chicago cultural community in support of fellow artists, the persecuted actors of the Belarus Free Theatre and their critically acclaimed production of "Being Harold Pinter" are headed directly......