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Does Enchantment Pour out of Every Door?

George Heymont | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

If one were to look for unlikely social climbers in literature, one of the most obvious examples is Eliza Doolittle. The character created by George Bernard Shaw for 1912's Pygmalion was further immortalized in the 1956 hit musical, My Fair Lady.

Have Yourself a Less Than Merry Christmas

George Heymont | Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Many children go to bed on Christmas Eve dreaming that Santa Claus will come down their chimney (even if they live in an apartment building) and leave presents for them under the family's Christmas tree. As most adults know, that just isn't how things work.

Defying Reality On Stage

George Heymont | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Two small San Francisco theatre companies recently staged new works whose characters struggle to cope with parallel universes that defy reality. Though set nearly 100 years apart, each production delivers a healthy dose of shock, awe, and plain old stupefaction.

Zayd Dohrn's Reborning Receives a Brilliant World Premiere

George Heymont | Posted 07.22.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

After Daizy gave her a job, Kelly developed a strange interest in sculpting latex babies. Many of her clients bring her pictures of their lost infants and pay Kelly handsomely for her work.

Revolution, Romance & Rasputin: Haiku Reviews

Posted 06.07.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a bi-weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tradi...