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The Hartford CourantA letter to the Irish Times Wednesday was headlined "Name for the new Liffey bridge" The body of the letter consists of "Sir — The suspension is killing me. — Yours, etc. Tom Gilsenan." Bravo, Tom. You've done your duty as an Irishman. You'...
Sunday, April 28 Shakespeare A commemoration of the life and works of William Shakespeare will be presented at 2:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 7045 Minstrel Way in Columbia. Event commemorates the 397th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and...
I wonder if the curators of the excellent "War/Photography" show at the Annenberg Space for Photography were tempted to include Jeff Wall's "Dead Troops Talk (A Vision After an Ambush of a Red Army Patrol, Near Moqor, Afghanistan, Winter, 1986)". It...
Re "Squiggle sparks a squabble," March 28 Although "squiggle" is not a term I would have used, as I have more than a proprietary interest in the subject, the improper use of the apostrophe is a continuing personal irritant. And as a regular victim of...
Nowadays the very nature of “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” might have gotten her a reality show, but in 1893 censors banned George Bernard Shaw’s play about a brothel proprietress — not for salacious content (it has none), but...
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Some educational experts know that one weakness in American education is the reading of too many fictional works and too few informational texts. When the purpose of education is to prepare students for “a global economy,” literature...
The Baltimore SunOnly yesterday I posted about the hissy that Buzzfeed pitched over literally in the figurative sense. Today at Slate Simon Akam is railing against bridezilla and chillax and a handful of other contemporary constructions that he finds inelegant.* Lord...
Isidor Saslav, a former Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and Peabody Institute violin teacher, died of complications from cancer Jan. 26 at a hospital in Tyler, Texas. The former Mount Washington resident was 74. Born in Jerusalem, he moved...
Hartford CourantThe musical premiere of a Jason Robert Brown musical based on the novel "The Bridges of Madison County" is one of the highlights of the 2013 summer season at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The show, directed by Bartlett Sher and with a book by...
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When watching "Pygmalion," it's never easy to get "My Fair Lady" our of your head. Alan Jay Lerner took his lyrical ideas right from the George Bernard Shaw verbiage in most instances, which is not atypical, but when you hear Henry Higgins tell Eliza...
There are moments in Mad Cow Theatre's production of "Mrs. Warren's Profession" when you might want to close your eyes — so your only focus is on the voices of the actors. That's because in tackling George Bernard Shaw's 1893 classic, director...
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Mad Cow Theatre opens George Bernard Shaw's classic play "Mrs. Warren's Profession" on Friday, Feb. 8, in its Black Box theater. Written in 1893, the play was at first banned in London. After being performed at private clubs in the early 20th century,...
May 9, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 20, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 30, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 21, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 16, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Mar 6, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 28, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 19, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jan 11, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Feb 15, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Feb 7, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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