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Liz Smith"Niagara Falls! Slowly I turned..." God knows who wrote that, maybe someone like the early W.C. Fields. "Slowly I turned..." is the beginning of one of the many nonsense sketches performed constantly in burlesque in the early '30s in theaters where low...
Liz Smith"AT THIS stage in my life -- and this moment will not last forever -- me walking my dog is news. ... I don't fall out of nightclubs. I don't have photographers capture me spending untold amounts on a handbag. Of course, in the court of celebrity, if you...
A Proposal For a New Way Theaters Can Eliminate Subscriptions, Get Advance Bucks and Make Everyone HappyThe mixed-but-very-vocal reaction in the blogasphere surrounding the concept of premium pricing for not-for-profit theaters (let the market decide; think airline tickets) got me to thinking... ...About thinking outsode the box office. What would I...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, punctuating her jokes with her trademark cackle, died Monday morning in her Los Angeles home at age 95. "She died peacefully in her...
Liz Smith"LOOK, I'm an intelligent guy. I've got a 165, 170 IQ." "Well, only if you calculate it by Euros." So goes an exchange between Woody Allen, as a retired stage director, and his wife, Judy Davis, in Woody's latest, "To Rome With Love." (Ms. Davis is...
A Spring Theater preview? But doesn't the regular theater season end in May? For some of the state's half-dozen major regional theaters, that's true. Others, which follow a spring-to-winter schedule instead of the academic-year calendar preferred in...
Have you made it down to Long Wharf Theatre to see February House yet? If not, the show runs until Sun., March 18, so you've still got a few chances left. February House is a musical about several artists living together in a house in 1940s Brooklyn...
Hartford CourantBy FRANK RIZZO, firstname.lastname@example.org The Hartford Courant February 24, 2012 The show: "February House" The place: Stage II at Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. What is it?: World premiere of musical with script by Seth Bockley; music and...
Hartford CourantCasting is complete for the world premiere of the Gabriel Kahane musical, "February House" which begins performances Feb. 15 at Stage II New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The show will run through March 18. The show will also platy off-Broadway's Public...
TribLocal - Winnetka & Northfield » NewsRavinia season is in full swing, which means folks across Chicagoland are flocking to Highland Park to enjoy the sounds of summer at the famous …...
Chicago has long had a thing for strippers and I do not mean the anything-but-subtle lap dancers who populate so-called gentlemen's' clubs. I mean some of the legendary artists (and I do mean artists) who have wowed Chicago through the decades, among...
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