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First Nighter: Michael Mayer's Casually Histrionic Take on Verdi's Rigoletto Back at the Met

David Finkle | Posted 10.23.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Michael Mayer's updating Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto in a more or less contemporary Las Vegas setting of Christine Jones's devising lends the histrionic drama an alluring air of 21st-century off-handedness.

First Nighter: Sherie René Scott's "Whorl Inside a Loop," Ken Regan's "Sense of an Ending," Anna Ziegler's "A Delicate Ship"

David Finkle | Posted 08.27.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Actors Silverman and Dellapina, who plays guitar and sings nicely along the way, perform well together, and Westrate has some effective stretches. If on arrival he were to play Nate as less immediately psychotic, Ziegler's script might have a more insinuating dramatic arc.

Samantha Lachman

This Week's Primaries Are An Amazing Collection Of Crazy | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican primary to succeed Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) will indicate whether voters wish to nominate a candidate that Brewer hers...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Calls Her Opponent A 'Misogynistic Jerk'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

The race to succeed Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has become an increasingly nasty one as two of the leading GOP candidates lambaste each other's busine...

Arizona Gubernatorial Candidate: 'I Often Shoot With My Eyes Closed' At Gun Ranges

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

Supporters of Republican and former GoDaddy executive Christine Jones may want to give her a wide berth at the gun ranges she's been frequenting as sh...

Andrew Perez

Benghazi Becomes Issue In Arizona GOP Primary For Governor | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A conservative group trying to use the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, to motivate the Republican base isn'...

Andrew Perez

Arizona Republican's Opponents Question Ties To Outside Group | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A political committee backing Arizona Treasurer Doug Ducey in the Republican gubernatorial primary released an advertisement last week f...

First Nighter: Bacharach Revue Awkwardly Asks 'What's It All About?' -- Steve Tyrell Smoothly Answers

David Finkle | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Truth is, Tyrell's effortlessly infallible phrasing has the effect of making what he does appealingly conversational. The emotion he's experiencing is a component of his seemingly off-handed -- smile-smile-smile -- style. Let's just say he's singing for all generations.

GOP Hopeful Serenades Joe Arpaio, Botches Geography

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

One Republican gubernatorial hopeful looked to literally amplify her 2014 chances earlier this week. Appearing at a Wednesday charity fundraiser f...

THEATER: Up Close and Personal: Theater for Audiences of One | FELICIA R. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

You move from room to room in a mansion, experiencing acts of kindness -- like being gently led in a ballroom dance or receiving a hand massage. Or, b...