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  • Reasons to shiver: New in paperback

    "The Paris Review Interviews, Vol. III" edited by Philip Gourevitch (Picador) "Have you found any professional criticism of your work illuminating or helpful? Edmund Wilson, for example?" asks Julian Jebb, the guy sent by the Paris Review to interview...
  • Drama Desk drafts "A Catered Affair"

    Drama Desk drafts "A Catered Affair"
    Against the backdrop of the recent resignation of one of the seven journalists on the nominating committee, (CLICK HERE) arrived the announcement of those in contention for the 53rd annual Drama Desk Awards earlier this week. Seemingly in answer to the...
  • Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'

    Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'
    IN THE "Say what?" department, this statement ranks up there: "If Camoletti had written a tragedy of this quality, he'd be up there with Pinter." Few people could get away with comparing Marc Camoletti, the French playwright of the creaky '60s sex...
  • Team effort helps position for the Tony Awards

    Team effort helps position for the Tony Awards
    AMERICANS ARE suckers for teams. The prospect of talents blending into a collective heave ho of inspiration turns us into giddy school kids at recess. Sports fans know better than anyone the joy of watching the gifted spur one another to new heights. Want...
  • 'A Voyage Round John Mortimer' by Valerie Grove

    'A Voyage Round John Mortimer' by Valerie Grove
    June 25, 2008 Emotionally, William Butler Yeats was a 19th century man, and so his famous dictum that the creative soul must seek "perfection in the life or in the work" once seemed not only practical but also wise. What would the arch-poet have made,...
  • 'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes

    'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes
    It is the curious power of books that they seem to read us as much as we read them; a single sentence can shift our lives forever. That uncanny connection fuels fascism -- and ultimately liberation -- in "Fahrenheit 451," now staged by author Ray...
  • STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT

    STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT
    Deanna Dunagan was Broadway-bound and she was not happy. It was mid-October and she was due to leave in a week for New York, where she would reprise her acclaimed performance as Violet Weston, the pill-addicted, cancer-stricken monster of a mother at the...
  • Gearing up for the Tonys

    Gearing up for the Tonys
    While Hollywood suffered through a three-month-long writers' strike that threatened to scuttle many an awardsfest, last fall's labor strife on Broadway lasted only 18 days before the stagehands and the producers agreed to a deal. Thus, the season was...
  • Theater review: 'No Man's Land' at Odyssey Theatre

     
    Harold Pinter named the four characters in “No Man’s Land” after real-life cricket players, and in Michael Peretzian’s assured revival, now at the Odyssey Theatre, the game is in full swing. In the play, this quartet haunts a Persian-carpeted...
  • L.A.'s Wordtheatre in London pairs Nick Hornby and Alfred Molina

     
    Los Angeles-based Wordtheatre lines up actors to read short stories, a pairing that shows both in a flattering light. Perhaps that's why they get such glittering lineups -- it's a chance for actors to dig into excellent writing. On Nov.......
  • Theater review: David Mamet's 'Race' on Broadway

     
    David Mamet is a connoisseur of four-letter words, but he may have finally found one potent enough to subdue his infamous swagger. “Race,” the title and subject of his new play, which opened Sunday at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on......