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Theater: Zachary Quinto In Fragile Glass; Dee Dee Bridgewater In Cloudy Day

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Despite glowing reviews from its out of town tryout, a stellar cast and a great play, I was not transported by the performance I caught of The Glass Menagerie. I blame the New York Yankees and the raves.

The Glass Menagerie: A Spectacularly Broken Family

Danny Groner | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Danny Groner

From the opening minutes of The Glass Menagerie, you must accept that you'll be spending 150 minutes with a difficult family full of sad and disappointed people.

'A Dismal Autopsy Of A Durable Classic'

Rex Reed | Posted 11.28.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

Is there anyone who pretends to know anything about the theatre who has not seen or read The Glass Menagerie? It's the production that counts, and there have been entirely too many to count.

Shimmering Glass

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 11.27.2013 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

How do you stage a play so that even audiences who have watched numerous versions feel they are seeing it for the first time?

First Nighter: Tennessee Williams's Memorable Glass Menagerie, William Inge's Forgettable Natural Affection

David Finkle | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

It was when Tennessee Williams took him to see The Glass Menagerie that William Inge decided to become a playwright -- very much influenced, as it turned out, by his pal.

Shakespeare, Shakespeare & More of the Same?

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I've seen over half a dozen Macbeths over the course of my career. We're going to have Romeo and Juliet running off-Broadway the same time it is running on Broadway. I'm often asked: Why? Yes, they are Shakespeare classics. But do people really want to see them again and again?

The Heiress Inherits a Natural Beauty

Zach Udko | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Asking an audience to believe that Chastain could stroll through Washington Square Park without attracting the eye of a single bachelor requires a highly active imagination.

'Awake' Sneak Peek: Michael's Realities Continue To Overlap

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

Did you catch the premiere of "Awake"? Arguably the most ambitious TV series in a long time, it's definitely a network drama worth watching. (If you m...

Watch The Full 'Awake' Premiere Now!

Posted 02.16.2012 | TV

NBC experimented with releasing the "Smash" pilot early and apparently liked the outcome. Now the Peacock network has also released its anticipated re...

Sally Hawkins: Made in New York

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When Mike Leigh cast her as the lead in his film Happy Go Lucky, Sally Hawkins knew it was a good role - but she didn't realize how good. Then she wa...

Stage Door: Mrs. Warren's Profession, Alphabetical Order, The Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

While Shaw skewers the inequities of capitalism and sex in Mrs. Warren's Profession at the American Airlines Theater, the play isn't the strongest in his canon.

24: Down for the Count?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

During the course of the Winter Olympics, 24 lost some two million viewers per episode which haven't returned. The show is in its eighth and final season.

Time Slips Away for 24 and Lost in Very Different Finales

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

2010-05-28-Lost_24_finale.jpgTwo of the most important and popular television shows of the past decade had their series finales this week.

Mother & Child, Winter's Bone, Solitary Man Feature Sumptuous Performances, Women Without Men Stunning Visuals & History Lessons

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Michael Douglas gives a gripping performance in Solitary Man rivaling his work in the sleeper Wonder Boys.

Amelia

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In the new movie directed by Mira Nair starring Hilary Swank, Earhart is the ideal and idealized woman of her time, a role model for young aviatrixes and women everywhere.

Mayor Bloomberg, The King Of Obscure Endorsements

Huffington Post/AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg is likely to set another spending record in this year's mayoral race, but he appears to be aiming...

Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Cathleen Falsani

The big-screen incarnation of Doubt may be even more powerful than the play, particularly given the eerie similarities it bears to a very real drama that has unfolded in the Archdiocese of Chicago.