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Drama (genre)

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  • Jon Meacham discusses Thomas Jefferson, hero and hypocrite

    Jon Meacham discusses Thomas Jefferson, hero and hypocrite
    In today's age of political gridlock in the nation's capital, the case of Thomas Jefferson, as much as that of any American president, could illuminate a way forward. That's the underlying premise of “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,”...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • On Theater: A big year on the small stage

    This is the second of three columns reviewing the year 2012 in local theater. Home-grown theater, as practiced by community playhouses and collegiate drama departments, was particularly prevalent during 2012 in the cities covered by this column: Costa...
  • 'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief

    'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief
    *** (out of four) I can’t say I expected Chicago-born Gillian Anderson (“The X-Files”) to appear in a small role in the Swiss drama “Sister.”   The film, recently named to the shortlist of possible nominees for the 2013...
  • Reel Critics: Not a big 'Reach,' but fast-paced fun

    Tom Cruise already has a successful action movie franchise in the "Mission: Impossible" films. But he makes a serious bid to start up a similar action series as "Jack Reacher," a hard-boiled operative in the mold of Jason Bourne. Jack lives off the...
  • Runway news: Such eye-catchers

    Designer merry go round Stefano Pilati was out at Yves Saint Laurent and in at Ermenegildo Zegna. Versus, Azzaro and Vionnet lost their designers, and Jil Sander was back in at Jil Sander, after Raf Simons left that label for Dior. Nicolas Ghesquière...
  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • Take a ride with this 'Daisy'

    Take a ride with this 'Daisy'
    The cast of "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan features a trio of in-sync virtuosos playing freely, playing tightly and playing sweetly. Directed seamlessly by Michael Leeds, the comedy-drama by Alfred Uhry was turned into a mega-...
  • How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath

    How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath
    Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly. Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut. Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...
  • 'Faith Healer' to be remounted

    A huge hit 17 years ago at both the Turnaround and Steppenwolf Theatres, the Chicago production of Brian Friel's Irish drama "Faith Healer" is to be remounted in December, replete with its original director, JR Sullivan, and the original cast of Brad...
  • Barbara Kingsolver's got the Red State blues in 'Flight Behavior'

    -------------------- Flight Behavior A novel Barbara Kingsolver Harper: 436 pp., $28.99 -------------------- Strange things are happening in Appalachia. The natural world as we know it is coming to an end, overheated by human greed. "Global warming"...