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  • BROADWAY REVIEW: 'A Delicate Balance' at Golden Theatre

    BROADWAY REVIEW: 'A Delicate Balance' at Golden Theatre
    NEW YORK — “But in the end how do you get hold of hollowness,” was the rhetorical question asked by the perplexed critic Walter Kerr, when Edward Albee's “A Delicate Balance” first opened on Broadway in 1966. Back then, critics and audiences had just come to grips with the scorched-earth landscapes of Samuel Beckett and the menacing minimalism of Harold Pinter, understanding these were ways to dramatize existential human despair. But the Albee of 1966 was vexing for Kerr and his peers.
  • Lindsay Duncan finds her footing in 'A Delicate Balance'

     Lindsay Duncan finds her footing in 'A Delicate Balance'
    Elaine Stritch didn't originate the role of Claire, the alcoholic loose cannon of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1966 drama "A Delicate Balance." But she did put her corrosively funny stamp on the part in a 1996 Lincoln Center Theatre production, a...

    Broadway for fall 2014: 'Last Ship' and a boatload of big names

    Broadway for fall 2014: 'Last Ship' and a boatload of big names
    Few longtime observers consider 2013-14 a vintage year for Broadway. So weak was the overall slate that most of the new offerings were outsold by longer-lived shows from previous seasons. When it came to serious new musicals with original scores, the...

    'The Homesman' Books Centerpiece Spot at 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival

    The 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival will spotlight Tommy Lee Jones' upcoming Western "The Homesman" as its centerpiece film, one of the first titles to be named to the slate of the 22nd annual Long Island event. Multihyphenate actor Bob Balaban will...

    'Altman' Documentary Captures 'Force of Nature,' Friends and Family Say

    Robert Altman was a legend behind the camera, but the Oscar-nominated icon behind such classics as "Nashville" and "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" dominates the screen in a new documentary devoted to his life and work. Entitled "Altman," the documentary airs...