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

David Finkle | Posted 09.10.2015 | 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.

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.

First Nighter: Beth Henley's 'The Jacksonian,' the Seth Rudetsky-Jack Plotnick 'Disaster!'

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

The Jacksonian begins with Rosie, wrapped in a blanket, howling that a murder is going to take place. It's immediately followed by Bill, wearing a bloodstained white shirt, entering to scoop ice from a large container.