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It's been 30 years since Jean Shelton has performed on stage. I don't know if the Method actor-turned-celebrated acting coach suffered a Daniel Day-Lewis moment during her turn as Martha in a 1970s production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of…
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The Carpetbagger's Children. Three grown sisters in Texas -- Grace Anne, Cornelia, and Sissie -- dwell on the legacy of their father, a Union soldier, who moved South during the Reconstruction to work as a tax collector while plantation owners…
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The Carpetbagger's Children

Three grown sisters in Texas -- Grace Anne, Cornelia, and Sissie -- dwell on the legacy of their father, a Union soldier, who moved South during the Reconstruction to work as a tax collector while plantation owners were going broke.…
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Mississippi Riverdance

Old Man Directed by John Kent Harrison. Written by Horton Foote, from the "Old Man" section of William Faulkner's The Wild Palms. Starring Arliss Howard and Jeanne Tripplehorn. Airing Sunday, Feb. 9, 9-11 p.m., CBS. William Faulkner's novella "Old Man"…
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Aisle Seat

Acting Like Directors I've been a fan of Frances Lee McCain's acting since I saw her astonishing work in the 1976 PBS film The War Widow. After I experienced McCain's painfully moving performance in Kindertransport (Marin Theatre Company, through Feb.…
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