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Kristin Griffith

First Nighter: Hugh Leonard's 'Da,' Aaron Mark's 'Another Medea,' Damon Chua's 'Film Chinois'

David Finkle | Posted 03.24.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

In Da, now revived by the Irish Repertory Theatre during its DR2 season, Hugh Leonard deals with a couple of irrefutable psychological truths.

First Nighter: George Kelly's Fatal Weakness Not Fatally Weak

David Finkle | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

In The Fatal Weakness, George Kelly's 1946 vehicle for Ina Claire and now revived at the Mint after 68 years, Ollie Espenshade (Kristin Griffith) is a spoiled rich woman who initially looks as if she could be Harriet Craig's younger sister. She's so off-putting that it very soon seems the script in which she's embedded is becoming unfortunately weak, if not fatal.

First Nighter: At the Theater, 'Tis the Season to Be Discerning

David Finkle | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There are sentimentalists out therehappy to spend much of the Christmas season looking for It's a Wonderful Life screenings. For them, Anthony E. Palermo has adapted the beloved screenplay as a one-hour radio play.