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  • A man for mankind

    Detroit is a city whose treasures are often hidden. A Diego Rivera mural adorns the inner walls of a museum. The history of Motown music rests inside a converted house on West Grand Boulevard. One of the world's great hockey teams labors in a stark,...
  • Mick's size victory! ... Art and literature attract celebs ... No Baldwin in 'Normal Heart' ... Angela down under

    "A PREREQUISITE, you might say!" So opined Mick Jagger on how he agreed to go on tour with The Rolling Stones again, provided Keith Richards would apologize for claiming in his memoir that Jagger had a tiny p---s! I went downtown near Katz's Deli to a...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • The life of Elizabeth Taylor. So, big, so blazing -- so underwritten!

    "LET me explain this. I take a step on the terrace. Where I was just a memory. I take another step -- a memory. Look! A shooting star. It's gone. Shot! It's a memory!" "You seem very wrought up, dear." So it went between Elizabeth Taylor and Noel Coward...
  • Krishna Shah, Director of 'Hard Rock Zombies,' Dies at 75

    Indian filmmaker Krishna Shah, a familiar figure at the American Film Market who wrote, directed and produced genre films such as "Hard Rock Zombies," died Oct. 13 in Mumbai, India. He was 75 and had been ill since suffering a stroke last year. Besides...
  • Meryl Streep will receive the Monte Cristo Award for her stage acting

    Meryl Streep will receive the Monte Cristo Award for her stage acting
    Before her movie breakout role in "The Deer Hunter" in 1978, for which she received her first of 17 (and counting) Oscar nominations, Meryl Streep was a hard-working New York stage actress who appeared in productions both on Broadway and at some of the...
  • Esau Pritchett Heads Cast In 'Fences' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Esau Pritchett  (Broadway’s “A Free Man of Color”) plays Troy Maxson, the commanding father in August Wilson’s “Fences” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, directed by Phylicia Rashad.  Also featured in the show,...
  • Letter from London: A guide to winter 2013 in the West End

    Letter from London: A guide to winter 2013 in the West End
    LONDON — Let's be honest, nobody comes to Britain for the weather. But as Londoners bid a rueful farewell to another erratic English summer, there is as at least one consolation — the new season is reliably the most exciting in the theater...
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Her Sweet Charity lights up stage but stumbles with the songs

    Her Sweet Charity lights up stage but stumbles with the songs
    Tiffany Topol has about everything you could possibly ask from a Charity. She's a terrific dancer, a huge personality and, most crucial of all, she has just the right note of guileless vulnerability. Charity Hope Valentine, the central character of...
  • 'Cymbeline: A Folk Tale With Music' by First Folio Theatre ★★★½

    'Cymbeline: A Folk Tale With Music' by First Folio Theatre ★★★½
    Within the Shakespearean canon, there are "problem plays," such as "Measure for Measure." And then there's "Cymbeline," which is a portmanteau piece caught somewhere between comedy, romance and self-parody. (A rom-arody?) At any rate, it's loopy, as...