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  • 10/19-11/4 Theatre Arlington Presents "The 39 Steps"

    organization: Theatre Arlington Presents "The 39 Steps" date: October 19 - November 4 address: 305 W. Main StreetWinner of Two Tony and Drama Desk Awards and the Best New Comedy Laurence Olivier Awards. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy...
  • Albert Marre dies at 87; director of 'Man of La Mancha'

    The teleplay "I, Don Quixote" captured the attention of theater director Albert Marre in 1959, but not for its intense drama. He "saw it as a musical." By 1963, Marre was meeting in Palm Springs with the teleplay's author, Dale Wasserman, to sketch out...
  • A spare, articulate take on 'Hamlet'

    A spare, articulate take on 'Hamlet'
    Peter Brook once said that, in essence, everything in regard to "Hamlet" has been done before. The Moody Dane has been young and impetuous, or middle-aged and worn out. Every Oedipal twist in the tale has been tweaked and skewered. Every concept —...
  • 'Homeland' targets, hits jittery part of national psyche in season two opener

    'Homeland' targets, hits jittery part of national psyche in season two opener
    Talk about a TV series keeping current with the news. Thirty seconds into the Season 2 opener of Showtime’s “Homeland,” viewers see the first image of an American embassy under attack in the Middle East. At just over two minutes into...
  • Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors

    Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors
    Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
  • Andrew Garfield is 'getting on the fridge' as Biff, Spider-Man

    Andrew Garfield is 'getting on the fridge' as Biff, Spider-Man
    NEW YORK — Seeing as he grew up in the county of Surrey in southeast England and was called one of Britain's rising stage actors at an early age, you might expect that Andrew Garfield has Sir Laurence Olivier as one of his role models. But his...
  • A Funny Life: Jim Dale In Solo Show At Long Wharf Theatre

    A Funny Life: Jim Dale In Solo Show At Long Wharf Theatre
    Jim Dale guides his guests into the study in his Park Avenue home, pointing out memorabilia filling the walls and shelves: album covers from when he was a British pop star in the late '50s; pictures of him from the "Carry On…" comedy films in the...
  • A Conversation with Jim Dale

    A Conversation with Jim Dale
    Just Jim Dale With Jim Dale and pianist Mark York. Through June 24 at Long Wharf Stage II, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282. $30. www.longwharf.org   To put a Music Hall spin on it, Jim Dale is not over the hill. At 77, he’s as vital...
  • 50 years ago: 'The Homestead' added to Bel Air town limits

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 12, 1962: The Town of Bel Air grew by 249 acres as a result of a property annexation acquired by the Commissioners of Bel Air. The property known as "The Homestead," a 300-acre farm, was divided...
  • A house of many styles, often confusing

    A house of many styles, often confusing
    When Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne were not reigning supreme on the Broadway stages of the 1930s and 1940s, they were reposing at Ten Chimneys, their summer house in Genesee Depot, Wisc. The Midwestern location — as distinct from the usual celebrity...
  • Bowie theater finds depth, comedy in simple piece of 'Art'

    Nearly two decades after Yasmina Reza's comedy "Art" debuted to international acclaim, the story about the nature of expression and friendship continues to fascinate audiences at Bowie Community Theatre's production at Bowie Playhouse in White Marsh Park....