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  • A new cheatsheet for theater buffs

     
    So, you have a term paper on Euripides due tomorrow and you haven't even cracked "Medea," "The Trojan Women" or any other of the ancient Greek writer's tragedies. Or you're an actor who has an audition this week for a......
  • A Noise Within sets groundbreaking for new Pasadena home; announces last season in Glendale digs

     
    While A Noise Within builds itself a new, 300-seat home in Pasadena over the coming year, starting with a groundbreaking scheduled for July 20, its 20th and final season in Glendale will end by breaking new artistic ground: "The Chairs"......
  • Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'

    Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'
    The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire A Tejano Elegy John Phillip Santos Viking: 280 pp., $25.95 John Phillip Santos went in search of his Mexican father's indigenous roots in his 1999 National Book Award finalist, "Places Left Unfinished at the...
  • Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'

    Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'
    If the dysfunctional, self-medicating characters that populate so much 20th-century drama were to check into rehab or get therapy, would they still be stage-worthy? Eugene O'Neill didn't write "Long Day's Journey Into Recovery" or Tennessee Williams "A...
  • Theater listings: Shows in Chicago suburbs

    Theater listings: Shows in Chicago suburbs
    Continuing: Betrayal: Nobel Prize-winner Harold Pinter's drama explores an ill-fated love triangle between a woman, her husband and his best friend.: through Nov. 13; 8 p.m. Fri. - Sat.; 5 p.m. Sun.; 8 p.m. Thu. - Fri.; $25; $20 for students;...
  • Book review: 'Role Models' by John Waters

    Book review: 'Role Models' by John Waters
    Is John Waters a victim of his own popularity? The pencil-mustached favorite son of Baltimore started out as a purveyor of the outrageous; his greatest star, the 300-pound transvestite Divine, once ate dog feces on screen. (No, it wasn't a special effect....
  • 'A Streetcar Named Desire' at the Historic New Orleans Collection

    'A Streetcar Named Desire' at the Historic New Orleans Collection
    Tennessee Williams is New Orleans' most popular playwright, and his most popular play is probably 'A Streetcar Named Desire'. The Historic New Orleans Collection recently showed an exhibit featuring this play set on the streets of the French Quarter,...
  • Award-winning director Sidney Lumet dies

    Award-winning director Sidney Lumet dies
    Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died. He was 86. Lumet's death was confirmed Saturday by Marc Kusnetz, who is the husband of Lumet's stepdaughter,...
  • "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...
  • The Actor's Craft: The Eli Wallach method

    The Actor's Craft: The Eli Wallach method
    The moment one enters the gracious Upper West Side apartment of Eli Wallach, the home he has shared for decades with his wife and fellow actress, Anne Jackson, there is an unmistakable sense of life being well lived. Smiling and curious about his guest,...
  • Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'

    Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'
    Here's some high praise for the script of "Get Low": Star Robert Duvall compares it to the work of his dear, departed friend, the distinguished playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote. "Individualizing, particularizing a place, a Southern theme, but yet...