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  • Balancing sweet and tart, it's an 'Almost' happy holiday

    Balancing sweet and tart, it's an 'Almost' happy holiday
    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas -- an unusually frosty, Northeastern Christmas for these climes -- at the Hudson Mainstage, where a twinkly new production of John Cariani's "Almost, Maine" has opened. The whimsical collection of nine...
  • Kneehigh's 'Tristan & Yseult' an alluring blend of myth, music

     Kneehigh's 'Tristan & Yseult' an alluring blend of myth, music
    The delightful British theater troupe Kneehigh keeps finding ways of demonstrating that whimsicality on stage is perfectly compatible with emotional grace. The company's production of "Brief Encounter," a theatrical homage to David Lean's 1945 film...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 28, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015: Poinsetta...
  • REVIEW: 'Dividing the Estate' at Raven Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Dividing the Estate' at Raven Theatre
    Of all the American playwrights, the late Horton Foote was the closest this country ever had to Anton Chekhov. Although Foote's reputation during his lifetime was never equal to that of Arthur Miller, William Inge and Tennessee Williams, his peers,...
  • Angela Lansbury's spirit and star power burn as bright as ever

     Angela Lansbury's spirit and star power burn as bright as ever
    As gracious and unpretentious as her Brentwood home, Angela Lansbury radiated hospitality as she ushered me into her living room, where her honorary Oscar sits as casually as a figurine placed on a table while a kettle was whistling. Flowers sent from...
  • REVIEW: 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor' at First Folio Theatre

     REVIEW: 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor' at First Folio Theatre
    Before "The Writers' Room" became the name of a Sundance Television program examining the ins and outs and ups and downs of crafting popular television shows, Neil Simon created his own tribute to the all-star team of scribes behind Sid Caesar's "Your...
  • REVIEW: 'Airline Highway' at Steppenwolf Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Airline Highway' at Steppenwolf Theatre
    "In the beginning," observes a dying character in Lisa D'Amour's fascinating new Steppenwolf Theatre Company drama, "Airline Highway," "there was sex." Miss Ruby, who is played by the remarkable actress Judith Roberts, and whose imminent demise is the...
  • Dame Edna offers 'Glorious,' cheeky zaniness at Ahmanson

    Dame Edna offers 'Glorious,' cheeky zaniness at Ahmanson
    Dame Edna, the imperious suburban Melbourne, Australia, hausfrau with the purple wig and lacerating tongue, has never seen any connection between winning friends and influencing people. Her fans flock to her performances for the privilege of being...
  • 'Timepiece' is an absurdist throwback

    'Timepiece' is an absurdist throwback
    Charles A. Duncombe’s new play at City Garage, “Timepiece,” pays homage to the mid-20th century theater of the absurd: those bleak yet antic plays by Beckett, Ionesco, Genet and others that drove home the futility of mankind’s...
  • 'Mutant Olive,' one actor's audition -- and life story

    'Mutant Olive,' one actor's audition -- and life story
    "I was brought up by wolverines,” says the frenzied protagonist of “Mutant Olive,” and he’s not kidding. Writer-performer Mitch Hara’s entertaining albeit idiosyncratic solo show at the Lounge Theatre puts an entirely...
  • 'Reborning': Creepy, yes, but undeniably powerful

    'Reborning': Creepy, yes, but  undeniably powerful
    “Reborning” is the phenomenon in which customers purchase extravagantly expensive infant dolls – sometimes facsimiles of lost loved ones – that are amazingly lifelike in every particular. Fascinated by this “beautiful,...