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Culture, Stage Roger Rees reps Shakespeare at A.C.T.

Roger Rees reps Shakespeare at A.C.T.

When I was at grad school on the East Coast, the bane of every theater student's life was a mandatory class called "The Rep Ideal." Every week the head of the program, the curmudgeonly theater critic and sometime director, actor,…
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Culture, Stage Stillborn

Stillborn

"Like most of Albee's work," the critic Robert Brustein wrote last year, "The Play About the Baby is three parts charlatanism, two parts pretension, and one part genius." The genius part is for the actors to snuffle out, like…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night + Day

wednesday january 7 Fencing August Wilson won two Pulitzers for playwriting, in 1987 for The Piano Lesson and again in 1990 for Fences, but within the last year and a half, more attention has been paid to Wilson's voice outside…
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Culture, Stage

Shlemiel Ticket

Shlemiel the First Adapted by Robert Brustein from the work of Isaac Bashevis Singer. Directed and choreographed by David Gordon. Songs by Hankus Netsky and Arnold Weinstein. Starring Thomas Derrah, Maureen McVerry, and Marilyn Sokol. Presented by the American Conservatory…
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