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Jan.07.2013
Following the Brisbane premiere season of Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic play Driving Miss Daisy, the production will tour to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. This latest  effort stars two of the world’s greatest living actors: Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones. This timeless...
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Jan.01.2013
Revival productions are on tap in 2013 along 42nd Street. The works of Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, William Inge, Frank Wildhorn, and Rodgers & Hammerstein  seldom gets tired.  Broadway is attracting the star power of Laurie Metcalf, Scarlett Johansson, Mare Winningham...
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Dec.20.2012
The Heiress is a big-budget motion picture that was directed by William Wyler in 1949. It was based on a novel by Henry James. Called Washington Square, it was originally published in 1880 as a serial in Cornhill Magazine and Harper’s New Monthly Magazine. The story was inspired by the...
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Dec.03.2012
"What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains.” - Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire Today is the 55th anniversary of the Broadway opening of "A StreetcarNamed Desire," which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize...
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May.10.2012
Chaplin, the new musical depicting the dramatic life of the silent screen legend, will begin its official run on August 21st at the chic  Barrymore Theatre, according to the New York Times. Previously entitled Becoming Chaplin, the production will be directed and...
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Feb.04.2012
Ben Gazzara was an intense and dedicated actor in film and television. He began his career after he studied at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School and the Actors Studio. His education led to parts on Broadway, including  the starring role in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed...
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Nov.30.2011
Stephen Sondheim is a genius and I soar with his musicals. From his "Weekend in the Country" {watching little things grow} to those most tasty of fresh meat pies, he is craftsman par excellence.  And - yes - I would buy a hat from him.   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Stephen Sondheim...
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Nov.10.2011
Stephen Sondheim is an artistic genius and I bow to his work. He has released his second compilation of lyrics and observations, discussing art as well as creating it. In his "review"Adam Kirsch offers searing insights into genius and art and the resulting interaction. In describing Sondheim's...
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Jun.25.2011
It’s official! A Bonnie and Clyde musical is part of the Fall season on Broadway. And, heavyweights have written the score and lyrics. Frank Wildhorn is known for providing the music for Jekyll and Hyde and The Scarlet Pimpernel. He also penned the #1 song, Where Do Broken Hearts Go for Whitney...
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Jun.24.2011
Most folks remember Peter Falk as Columbo, the street smart detective in the rumpled trenchcoat. However, before his starring role on the revolving NBC Mystery Movie series, the diminuitive actor had a prolific screen career as a talented supporting player. Falk was twice nominated for an Oscar...