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  • 'Or,' tells playwright's tale of intrigue; more fizzle than 'Sizzle'

    'Or,' tells playwright's tale of intrigue; more fizzle than 'Sizzle'
    "Or," ***1/2Traveler, lover, playwright, spy — Aphra Behn’s improbable careers could have filled a few John Le Carre novels. The 17th century author of “The Rover” is cited most often as the first woman who earned her living...
  • Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"

    Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"
    Roxanna Hope,who played Caroline Cushing inFrost/Nixonon Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage. The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
  • 'Arcadia' forces aligned; 'Henry V' focus split

    'Arcadia' forces aligned; 'Henry V' focus split
    "Arcadia" It's a common, if not entirely fair, knock on Tom Stoppard that his intellectually omnivorous plays have more head than heart — an artificial division upended by the questions raised by his best works. In "Arcadia," now receiving a...
  • Memorial Set For Burry Fredrik, Tony Award-Winning Producer, At Westport Playhouse

    Memorial Set For Burry Fredrik, Tony Award-Winning Producer, At Westport Playhouse
    Sad news: Burry Fredrik, a Tony Award--winning producer and director over five decades died in her home in Weston May 22. Cause of death was complications from a stroke she suffered two years ago, She was 86. She co-produced Tom Stoppard’s “...
  • Theater review: 'Rock 'n' Roll' at the Open Fist

     
    A word to the wise: If you're planning to take in Tom Stoppard's 2006 drama, “Rock 'n' Roll,” at the Open Fist, you might want to arrive a bit early and study the timelines in the lobby, which detail Czechoslovakia’s......
  • Tom Stoppard, the Velvet Revolution and Pink Floyd meet in Hollywood

     
    Pink Floyd fans still floating on the sprawling ambition of Roger Waters’ restaging of the group’s 1979 grand opus “The Wall” at Staples Center last week (and moving to Anaheim for a pair of shows next week) can keep the......
  • 29 literary films to fill your holidays [Updated]

     
    A list of 29 top literary films, from 1982 to 2010....
  • Monster Mash: 'Arcadia' revival to star Billy Crudup, Raul Esparza; injured 'Spider-Man' actor out of ICU

     
    Modern classic: A Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre on March 17 and will star Billy Crudup, Raul Esparza and Margaret Colin. (Playbill) Road to recovery: Actor Christopher Tierney, who fell nearly......
  • Tom Stoppard, Don Delillo and Billy Crudup read to aid Belarus Free Theater

     
    Tom Stoppard, Don Delillo, E.L. Doctorow and Billy Crudup read in New York Wed Jan 19 to support the Belarus Free Theater....
  • After 'Thor,' Kenneth Branagh heading back to theater

     
    "Thor," the eagerly awaited film version of the Marvel Comics favorite, makes it way into U.S. theaters in May following months of slow-build fan hype. Paramount's early-summer tent-pole movie is directed by Kenneth Branagh, the Shakespearean veteran...
  • Ed Harris, James Cromwell to show support for Belarus Free Theatre

     
    In the weeks since the arrest of some members of the Belarus Free Theatre — rounded up as part of a wider crackdown on activists after a widely contested election in the Eastern European country — theater professionals around the......