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  • Monster Mash: Art critics name top 2009 exhibitions; Tony Kushner's new play; China looking for looted artifacts

     
    -- Best in show: The International Assn. of Art Critics names its best exhibitions for 2009. (Art Info)-- Sidelined: Tony Kushner's latest play no longer appears on the fast track for a Broadway engagement this spring. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) -- They.....
  • Frank Gehry's New York theater complex moves closer to reality

     
    Frank Gehry's involvement with the Atlantic Yards project may have come to an end, but another of the architect's New York assignments took a significant step toward reality today. The off-Broadway Signature Theatre Company said that the city of New......
  • Green Day musical is a record-breaker for Berkeley Rep

     
    Sorry Princess Leia, Tony Kushner and you folks from the Tectonic Theater Project who compiled "The Laramie Project," but it looks like you just weren't punk enough. Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that "American Idiot," its new musical based...
  • A starry evening with Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig

     
    When "A Steady Rain" opened last night on Broadway, you could almost feel the heat from New York all the way in California. Keith Huff's drama features the sparest of sets and only two characters who play lifelong friends and......
  • Maurice Sendak and his 'Wild Things': The legacy of their 1963 rumpus

     
    Scott Timberg has written wonderful articles this year on noted authors and the legacy of their work in film. Especially memorable were his enlightening piece on John D. MacDonald and his smartly written survey of Arthur Conan Doyle's posthumous...
  • Five ideal stage roles for George Clooney

     
    George Clooney has three new movies making the international festival rounds -- "Up in the Air," "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "The Men Who Stare at Goats" -- but maybe what he really wants to do is return to the stage.......
  • Substantial Whiting Awards given to 10 up-and-coming writers

     
    Each year, the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation presents 10 writers with a tremendous boon: the gift of $50,000. The substantial prize is designed to allow these promising authors, all at early stages of their careers, to focus on their work.......
  • Stephen Belber: 'Is it better to write for Hollywood?'

    Stephen Belber: 'Is it better to write for Hollywood?'
    My name is Stephen Belber and I am a playwright ... and I'm not sure why. Or let me put it this way: I make a tidy living writing studio screenplays; an indie movie just came out that I wrote and directed; and if all goes well, I'll be directing another...
  • Itamar Moses is just looking to make sense of it all

    Itamar Moses is just looking to make sense of it all
    WRITING plays is occasionally a profession, arguably an art form, unmistakably a craft (hence the odd spelling of "playwright," distant cousin of the wheelwright). But might writing plays also be a mode of thinking -- a way to make sense of the world?...
  • Douglas Kearney says winning a Whiting Writers' Award is a fresh start

    Douglas Kearney says winning a Whiting Writers' Award is a fresh start
    Like everyone else at the Old Dominion Literary Festival, Southern California poet Douglas Kearney had turned his ringer off. So when a stranger called and left an undecipherable message, Kearney, preparing for his reading, didn't think much of it. As a...
  • The drama after deadline

    The drama after deadline
    MUCH AS one would like to join Edith Piaf in a duet of "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien," a critic can't help having occasional regrets after passing instantaneous verdicts on scores of plays and musicals, usually in the space of a few morning hours after a...