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Ruth Westheimer

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  • Sexual pain: First step should be visit to doctor

    Q: What are the roots of sexual pain (physiological, psychological, etc.)? Also, what would you say is the best way to overcome it? A: In the vast majority of cases, it is psychological, but because it could be physiological, the first thing a woman...
  • "Becoming Dr. Ruth" comes to Lauderdale's Parker Playhouse

    "Becoming Dr. Ruth" comes to Lauderdale's Parker Playhouse
    “Becoming Dr. Ruth” is much easier when you have Dr. Ruth Westheimer helping you. That’s what Debra Jo Rupp, most famous for playing Kitty Forman on the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” found out for her turn in the one-woman...
  • Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage

    Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage
    The new Hartford Stage show Breath & Imagination is living up to its name by breathing fresh air into the music-theater genre and adding imaginative touches to everything from the casting to the post-show discussions. The show is a biography of...
  • He may be satisfied, but she's still frustrated

    He may be satisfied, but she's still frustrated
    Q: My boyfriend is always satisfied when we have sex, but the truth is he's satisfied so quickly that I usually end up doing without and staying frustrated. I'm 40, and after an emergency hysterectomy I feel I'm finally able to enjoy sex more. He is 45....
  • Using formula that works not a cause for concern

     Using formula that works not a cause for concern
    Q: I have been with my boyfriend for just over three years, and our sex life has become very boring, routine, lazy and just about the orgasm. I think it's because the sex is the same, so there's nothing to look forward to. We have tried different...
  • "Becoming Dr. Ruth' Moves From Hartford To Off-Broadway

    "Becoming Dr. Ruth' Moves From Hartford To Off-Broadway
    “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” the solo bio show of the famed sex educator Ruth Westheimer that played Hartford’s TheaterWorks earlier this year will make its off-Broadway bow next month at the Westside Theatre. Written by Mark St. Germain,...
  • Theater District Attracts Commercial Off Broadway Runs This Fall

    Commercial Off Broadway productions are falling into place for theater-district runs this fall, with Dr. Ruth bio "Becoming Dr. Ruth" locked in for a run at the Westside Theater and downtown buzzmagnet "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" set...
  • Green with envy over 'Fifty Shades of Gray'

    While you were sleeping -- or having wild, passionate sex -- publishing history was being made. This week, a trilogy of "mommy porn" hit the $20 million sales mark in the United States, surpassing records set by both "The Da Vinci Code" and "Harry Potter....
  • Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks

    Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks
    The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen. "Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
  • TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth

    TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth
    If you grew up in the '70s and '80s, you remember Dr. Ruth Westheimer: the fast-talking, ever-smiling, diminutive sex therapist with the heavy accent, whose frank shop-talk about what goes on under the covers satisfied scores of television viewers....
  • On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water

    On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water
    It's July. Time for some theater day trips by the water where it's cool. The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, a stone's skip from New London, has shifted from National Playwright Conference mode to its National Music Theater Conference. Three...