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  • Tribune recognizes the word well-written

    Tribune recognizes the word well-written
    On Nov. 3, 2002, Arthur Miller stepped up to the Armour Stage at Symphony Center, stood at the podium and read from his book "On Politics and the Art of Acting," in which he explored the American political stage.
  • 'Sesame Street' veteran heads 'Jitney' cast at MSU

    'Sesame Street' veteran heads 'Jitney' cast at MSU
    August Wilson's "Jitney," set in 1977, focuses on a poor urban neighborhood where "urban renewal" just means demolition and neglect. The plot revolves around a company of unlicensed cabs trying to maintain service for an African-American community ignored...

    Court Theatre to stage 'Jitney,' Moliere and more

    Chicago's Court Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season. Bereft of new work or major reinterpretation, it seems notably less ambitious than in recent years, but will likely please those who like to see familiar, well-regarded titles. The season begins...

    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...

    Seminole State College refurbishes Fine Arts building

    There's a spiffy new entrance to the theater at Seminole State College's theater. Renovations have given Seminole State's Fine Arts building on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus a new glow. Workers recently replaced flooring and painted interior walls in the...