| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is a comedy of manners, a play of ideas, and a playful and profound consideration of the human predicament. The worst thing that can be said about the play is that it’s awfully talky, and the best thing that can be...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:39 PM
***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...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:12 PM
With all due respect to Stanley Kubrick's excellent “Lolita,” Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1978 English-language version of Vladimir Nabokov's “Despair” remains the greatest big-screen Nabokov adaptation. (Hiring Tom Stoppard to...
| Dec 6, 2011
Covert Affairs actor Sendhil Ramamurthy hopped on the Dunkin Donuts Studio On The Run to talk about: never wanting to be an actor, being pre-med and his parents remind him of it every day, playing an intern on the pilot to Grey's Anatomy, his first acting...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on 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...
| Apr 21, 2012
Everyman Theatre will split its 2012-2013 season between two venues, but a common thread unifies the plays — all are Baltimore premieres.
There will be six works in all, up from the usual five. The lineup includes recent works by such notable...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Dan Stevens, who plays Matthew Crawley in the transatlantic hit television drama "Downton Abbey," will make his Broadway debut later this year in a revival of "The Heiress," starring Jessica Chastain. Stevens will play the role of Morris Townsend, a...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:48 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2008
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...
| Jul 13, 2008
REWRITING a famous story from a different character's point of view has become common enough that the results constitute a genre of their own. John Gardner saw "Beowulf" through the monster's eyes in "Grendel"; Jean Rhys' "Wide Sargasso Sea" excavated the...
| Jan 4, 2009
Glenn Goldman, whose independent bookstore, Book Soup, became a Sunset Boulevard landmark known for its tall, teetering stacks and mazes of shelves crammed with titles that attracted entertainment and tourist industry clientele, died Saturday. He was 58....