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The City of Conversation* – Acerbic, Moving, Thought Provoking

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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“Writers are drawn to lost worlds” playwright Anthony Giardina comments in the Lincoln Center Theater Review. The first of his works which is not personal

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Our WATs for 2013 – We Salute 85 Outstanding Women

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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They come from New York, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland, and many other cities and states around the country. They are the 85 Women Around Town

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The Castle – A Shakespearean Epic

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Do you find contemporary drama missing the pith and grit of the best plays by O’Neill, Miller, Williams? Does modern, theatrical satire, in your opinion,

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Jan Maxwell –
Broadway’s Best to Rule in The Castle

Friday, June 21st, 2013
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Jan Maxwell is Broadway royalty, only one of two actresses in history (the other is Angela Lansbury) to receive a Tony nomination in all four

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Follies Revival Is A Little Demented
—Or Am I Losing My Mind?

Monday, September 19th, 2011
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There’s something about an empty old theater. If you sit quietly, you can almost feel the characters, stuck in their limbo of almost-existence long after

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Jan Maxwell in VICTORY: Choices in Reaction

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
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Imagine London in 1660, a civilization self-destructing while political and financial forces work to restore balance in their own best interests. Now imagine a minimalist

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Lend Me A Tenor Hits A High Note Of Laughter

Monday, April 5th, 2010
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Stanley Tucci has said he was nervous about his Broadway directing debut. With Lend Me A Tenor, he needn’t have worried. It is, in the

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The Royal Family:
Drama-Filled Lives of a Theatrical Family

Monday, September 21st, 2009
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By Jane Hope Fox If the 21st century has been getting to you lately, what with the jarring intrusion of the ubiquitous cell phone, too

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