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  • 2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE

    2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE
    New theaters. Renovated playhouses. Hot dramas. Nervous new artistic directors. Stephen Sondheim and his “Follies.” A celebration of Stephen Schwartz, a dissection of Mark Rothko, and a look at the tragedy that befell the Amish of Pennsylvania. “The Kid Thing” by Chicago Dramatists and About Face. “The Real Thing” in Glencoe. All kinds of things at Theater Wit. With apologies to Oscar Hammerstein II, the fall is busting out all over.
  • Story of Amish school shooting keeps its distance

    Story of Amish school shooting keeps its distance
    In the very best moment of Jessica Dickey's "The Amish Project," the new solo show at American Theater Company performed by Sadieh Rifai, a telling truth is observed about what invariably happens when an outsider — an "English" in Amish...

    Amish spring break in Sarasota

    Amish spring break in Sarasota
    The spring breakers clog the sidewalks in the Pinecraft neighborhood of Sarasota, but do so without the bikinis, sandals and party mentality. Pinecraft, about five miles west of Interstate 75, is ground zero for a different kind of spring break. For...

    The peculiar madness of 'trigger warnings'

    The peculiar madness of 'trigger warnings'
    Trigger warning: I am going to make fun of "trigger warnings." Of course, if you're the sort of person who takes trigger warnings very seriously, you probably don't read this column too often. So maybe my mockery will miss its target, sort of like...

    TLC’s “Breaking Amish” premieres Sunday night

     
    Television critics gathered at the TCA Summer Press Tour got their first peek at Amish youth in the big city weeks before TLC premieres Breaking Amish, its newest “alternative lifestyle” reality offering, Sunday night at 10/9CT. Wearing simple...