RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Jessica Hecht

A collection of news and information related to Jessica Hecht published by this site and its partners.

Top Jessica Hecht Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Moving power of love in 'Stop Kiss' confronts brutality

    Moving power of love in 'Stop Kiss' confronts brutality
    At the center of Diana Son's drama "Stop Kiss" is a brutal attack on two women locked in an embrace. The scene is reported rather than graphically dramatized, but the violence clarifies so much about the tentative trajectory of this tenderly observed love story.
  • With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear

     With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear
    Now that baby boomers are reaching their seniority, it's no surprise that there has been a rush on "King Lear." Graying actors of a certain magnitude want their crack at the greatest role left for them while graying audiences are drawn to a subject (the...

    John Lithgow, Annette Bening open in 'King Lear' in Central Park

    Taking on Shakespeare's elderly tragic hero for the first time in his career, John Lithgow opened on Tuesday in "King Lear" in a new production at the Delacorte Theater in New York's Central Park. While the Delacorte has seen its share of...

    'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Slays the Competition in the Outer Critics Awards Nominations

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of 2013-14 nominations from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, nabbing 11 nods and placing it ahead of a list of competitors that includes Disney Theatrical Prods.' "Aladdin" (eight noms), Off Broadway's...

    Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park

    Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park
    Having recently completed one stage production in Los Angeles, Annette Bening has already set her next theatrical outing: a role in Shakespeare's "King Lear" that New York's Public Theater will produce this summer in Central Park. Bening will play the...