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  • Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak, a theater director known for his work with Shakespeare, world classics and the rediscovery of neglected plays, is expected to be named the new artistic director of Hartford Stage when the board votes Monday morning. He will succeed Michael...
  • Yale Dramat's Arcadia Was Always On Course

    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...
  • Fall 2011: Top 10 plays to watch

    Fall 2011: Top 10 plays to watch
    Scores of shows are opening in Chicago this fall. Here are 10 productions to anticipate with particular relish. 'Follies' Just a few weeks after the opening of the Broadway transfer of the Kennedy Center revival, Chicago director Gary Griffin stages...
  • Timothy Douglas' plans for 'shaking down' Remy Bumppo

    Timothy Douglas' plans for 'shaking down' Remy Bumppo
    "Well, let's be honest," said Timothy Douglas, over a coffee in Evanston the other day. "There aren't many people who look like me running theater companies that look like Remy Bumppo." Douglas, the new artistic director of that very Chicago company, was...
  • '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...
  • DVD Review: 'Despair'

    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...
  • Studio On The Run: 'Covert Affairs' Actor Sendhil Ramamurthy

    Studio On The Run: 'Covert Affairs' Actor Sendhil Ramamurthy
    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...
  • Charles Newell is on an amazing theatrical roll at Court Theatre

    Charles Newell is on an amazing theatrical roll at Court Theatre
    Charles Newell's office is spotless. Unnervingly tidy. Standing in it makes you feel as though you have intruded on a magazine photo shoot about anal-retentive work environments. His desk, which looks out onto 55th Street in Hyde Park, gleams: There's not...
  • Glenn Goldman, owner of Book Soup, dies at 58

    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....
  • PASSINGS

    Albert L. Greene Hospital president Albert L. Greene, 59, president and chief executive of Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys since 2006, died Thursday at his home in Calabasas. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June, the hospital...
  • A familiar story in a new universe

    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...