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Sigourney Weaver returns to the stage: What did the critics think?
Sigourney Weaver returns to the stage: What did the critics think?

When some actors hit it big in Hollywood, they leave behind the theater world where they honed their craft. Such is not the case with Sigourney Weaver, who has made a point of doing plays in between more lucrative screen projects such as the "Alien" movies and more recently, "Avatar." Weaver is back on stage this month in a new Chekhov-inspired comedy written by her fellow Yale Drama School alum -- and frequent collaborator -- Christopher Durang. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," playing at Lincoln Center's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, is a contemporary comedy that borrows character names and themes from some of the Russian playwright's...

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