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Beth Henley

Bill Pullman Honored at the New York Stage and Film Gala: It's Good to Be King

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.22.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

And theater, too. Most memorable for me was seeing him in Edward Albee's Sylvia, or The Goat, in which he has to tell his wife that he is in love with another, eh, female, that is, eh, another species -- eh, a goat.

First Nighter: The Acting Company's Irresistible 'Desire', Max Posner's Completely Resistible 'Judy'

David Finkle | Posted 09.10.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

It was Margot Harley, just leaving her lengthy tenure as The Acting Company producer, who came up with the wonderful idea to adapt six Tennessee Williams short stories for the stage. Now the collection, Desire, is at 59E59 Theatres, with Michael Wilson capably directing.

Woman Up, Mississippi Leaders!

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 08.21.2016 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

It's not about "political correctness" (in the context of current Mississippi politics, supporting the inclusion of the Rebel standard on the state flag is the politically "correct" thing to do). It's about moral correctness; it's about historical correctness; it's about common decency.

Scott Elliott and the Theater of the Uncomfortable

Cara Joy David | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I've come to admire people, and theater companies, that take the risk. You have to hand it to Elliott -- more than any other major off-Broadway theater company, The New Group consistently produces offbeat works.

Aisle View: 18 (Plays) in 16 (Days)

Steven Suskin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

In busy spells -- which in the Broadway arena typically include the two weeks before Thanksgiving and the month before the various award deadlines in the spring -- it is not uncommon for critics and award nominators to find themselves at five or six a week. Eighteen in 16, though, is overdoing it.

An All-Star Cast In Beth Henley's Macabre New Play

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

If you like Southern Gothic with a large helping of murder and mayhem, shrouded in mystery, and expertly acted by an all-star cast of four stage veterans and one newcomer, you won't want to miss Beth Henley's new play The Jacksonian.

At Long Last Broadway

Howard Sherman | Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

It's hardly surprising to learn about a hit Off Broadway show moving to Broadway. It's been happening for years, both with shows that began at not-for-profit companies or as commercial ventures.