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  • "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard

    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard
    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" By Martin Stannard W.W. Norton. 656 pages. $35 By nearly any measure Muriel Spark was a major 20th-century writer -- of longer fiction (twenty two novels); short fiction (sixty+ stories, published and republished in six...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.
    Key West, Florida's "Last Key" is a popular port of call on Western Caribbean cruise itineraries. Located closer to Cuba than to Miami, the island is a laid-back tropical oasis that has attracted the likes of Harry Truman, Ernest Hemingway, 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,...
  • 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...
  • Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...
  • Capitalism through the Trap Door in 'Dying Out'; fine acting in 'Orpheus'

    Capitalism through the Trap Door in 'Dying Out'; fine acting in 'Orpheus'
    "They Are Dying Out" If Don Draper had been created by Eugene Ionesco, one imagines the result would be quite similar to Peter Handke's "They Are Dying Out," as filtered through the intriguing aesthetics of director Max Truax. Seldom produced since...
  • 'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito

    'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito
    Late Sunday night, there was a radiant light in the face of the Chicago actress Carolyn Hoerdemann. "This all reminds me of the early days of the European Rep," she said, ebulliently, referencing one of Chicago's most influential avant-garde troupes of...
  • Commentary: Goodbye, my Newport-Mesa friends

    Commentary: Goodbye, my Newport-Mesa friends
    When I was in seventh grade, growing up in La Mirada, I decided to become a teacher because I thought it was the greatest and most important job in the world. In the last 43 years, my opinion has not wavered. In the course of my professional career as an...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Blair Underwood in 'Streetcar': What did the critics think?

    Blair Underwood in 'Streetcar': What did the critics think?
    The new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams'"A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Broadhurst Theatre has one thing that distinguishes it from its predecessor productions -- it's performed by a cast of mostly African American actors. Blair Underwood and...