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  • TV This Week, May 28-June 3: 'Free State of Jones,' 'Still Star-Crossed' and more

    TV This Week, May 28-June 3: 'Free State of Jones,' 'Still Star-Crossed' and more

    SUNDAY Superstar soprano Renée Fleming and Irish tenor Ronan Tynan are among the performers for this year’s “National Memorial Day Concert.” Joe Mantegna and Laurence Fishburne host the 28th annual telecast from Washington, D.C. 8 p.m. KOCE Host Jeremy Wade wades into his last river in search...

  • The humor is deadpan, or just dead, in 'Lucky Stiff'

    The humor is deadpan, or just dead, in 'Lucky Stiff'

    The program notes for “Lucky Stiff” unabashedly proclaim it “a zany piece of fluff,” and Actors Co-op's revival of this 1988 musical farce pursues that objective with single-minded intensity. Although an excellent case can be made that the current zeitgeist has us all begging for escapist relief,...

  • Getting down to the basics in Peter Brook's 'Battlefield'

    Getting down to the basics in Peter Brook's 'Battlefield'

    Peter Brook’s “Battlefield,” which opened at the Wallis on Wednesday for a brief run through Sunday, is itself the ultimate brief run. It is the last word in concentrated compression by theater’s greatest condenser. “We look for indefinably precise things,” Brook told The Times 30 years ago as...

  • 'Buena Vista Social Club: Adios' returns Cuban musicians to spotlight

    'Buena Vista Social Club: Adios' returns Cuban musicians to spotlight

    The 1997 “Buena Vista Social Club” album and Wim Wenders’ accompanying 1999 tour documentary re-introduced the world to the long-forgotten yet infectious Cuban sound of son. Lucy Walker’s follow-up, “Buena Vista Social Club: Adios,” is both prequel and sequel to Wenders’ film. This vital documentary...

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