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Jill Clayburgh, whose Broadway and Hollywood acting career was highlighted by her Oscar-nominated roles in the 1970s films "An Unmarried Woman" and "Starting Over," died Friday. She was 66. Her husband, Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe, said...
Culture MonsterPatricia Neal, who died Sunday at age 84, is best known for her role in the movie "Hud," for which she won an Oscar for lead actress in 1964. But the star won another important award early in her career......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterPaul Newman, the legendary movie star and irreverent cultural icon who created a model philanthropy fueled by profits from a salad dressing that became nearly as famous as he was, has died. He was 83. Newman died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn.,...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"He's late." "Yeah, way late." It's been more than a minute since Paul Newman's car last whizzed past the pit area of Lime Rock Park. His crew knows something's wrong, for he's been running laps in less than 55 seconds. But two minutes pass, then three,...
Knoxville News SentinelDavid B. Byrd is managing director of the Clarence Brown Theatre. Hired in March, the native North Carolinian most recently was marketing director at the historic Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. His past work includes serving as marketing...
The Hartford CourantFor set designer Alexander Dodge, it often starts with an image. In the case of the visual inspiration of Hartford Stage's production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," it was the suggestion of a garden maze by director Darko Tresnjak. The result is...
Hartford CourantWorld premieres by Athol Fugard and Heidi Schreck, a revival of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning “Fences,” directed by Phylicia Rashad and the two-person musical “The Last Five Years” will highlight the...
The Dining Room is a play that tells the tale of the American family and its vanishing traditions, set in the room where meals are eaten and generations are spanned. It's currently running at Westport Country Playhouse every day of the week except for...
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The Hartford CourantInternational Festival of Arts & Ideas: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" brings together the puppet masters (South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company) and director (Tom Morris) of the sensational "War Horse" which stunned audiences in London, Broadway and is...
Hartford Stage knows who’s in its upcoming production of Twelfth Night, directed by the theater’s new artistic director Darko Tresnjak. Tresnjak clearly has a thing for familiar faces. Not only do the majority of the Twelfth Night actors...
Like many a lobsterman in the year 2012, Captain William Michael Harden discovered he needed a new business plan. Lobsters never recovered after the die-off in 1999, and he couldn't sell the 1,000 a day he needed to make a profit. When he came home from...
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Hamlet Ends April 13, Yale University Theatre, New Haven. Produced by the Yale Repertory Theatre. (203) 432-1234, yalrep.org Ride the Tiger Ends April 21, Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org Greed...
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