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  • REVIEW: 'Tennessee Williams' by John Lahr

    REVIEW: 'Tennessee Williams' by John Lahr
    Any biographer entering a crowded field — and the life and work of the great playwright Tennessee Williams is hardly virgin territory, given the confessional diaries, the innumerable extant letters, the documentary films, the previous analyses of his iconic American dramas — must make a case for the definitive nature of his or her work. Why would you go to the trouble of writing such a book if you didn't think there was a palpable need? Any biographer worth reading thinks he can make sense of a singular creative life better than all those other pretenders, irrespective of the graciousness of the acknowledgments.
  • The shame and glory of Tennessee Williams in John Lahr's new book

    The shame and glory of Tennessee Williams in John Lahr's new book
    One day a comprehensive literary biography of Tennessee Williams will be written that won't resemble a psychiatric case study. Until then let's savor John Lahr's "Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh," a work that is scintillating on the...

    Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'

    Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'
    The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.  Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...

    "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance

    "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance
    Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of Molière’s  “Tartuffe,” an extra performance has been added on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m.  The Playhouse production, now playing through Aug. 4,...

    Diane Lane to star in Goodman's 'Sweet Bird of Youth'

    Diane Lane to star in Goodman's 'Sweet Bird of Youth'
    Director David Cromer's production of Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth" at the Goodman Theatre next season has its star: Diane Lane. She’ll play opposite Finn Wittrock as the drifter Chance Wayne, recently on Broadway in ”Death of a...