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John Russell

First Nighter: The Bedlam Company Shoots and Wounds Chekhov's 'Seagull'

David Finkle | Posted 11.30.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Throughout The Seagull, the characters talk about happiness and of what it's constituted. They all want to be happy. Not one of them is. At this revival, I was in their unhappy number.

'The Man of La Mancha,' San Pedro Theatre Club

James Scarborough | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

When someone's said to be quixotic, it's meant that they're too impractical and idealistic for their own good. Enter Man of La Mancha, written by Dale Wasserman, with words and music by Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh.

Army Sergeant Gets Life Without Parole For Iraq Killings

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Crime

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — An Army sergeant was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole for the 2009 killings of five fellow...

Happy Birthday, Juan Gris!

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to Juan Gris! Known affectionately as the "third musketeer of cubism," Gris had the reputation of being a pupil to Picasso's master, bu...

School Organizes Memorial Fund For 3 Connecticut Girls Killed In Fire

Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact

As the Stamford community continues to mourn the death of the three little girls who died in a tragic Christmas fire, the school they attended is maki...

Next Step: Repeal "DADT" for Mentally Ill Troops

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

I applaud the recent repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. When will that same openness and tolerance come for mentally ill troops?

Sentencing of Steve Green in Abeer Death, Command Structure In Iraq

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gail McGowan Mellor

Enlisted people moreover are only one dimension. The truly dangerous distortion is at the top, in the command structures.

John Russell's Father: Army "Broke" Him

AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SHERMAN, Texas — The father of a U.S. soldier accused of killing five fellow troops in Iraq said his son "forfeited his life" but the military b...

John M. Russell Charged In Shooting Of 5 US Soldiers In Iraq

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The U.S. military command launched an investigation Tuesday into whether it offers adequate mental health care to its soldiers, a day ...