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The Master: Paul Thomas Anderson's Naturalist Fable and Francine

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

You can't take your eyes off The Master, neither Paul Thomas Anderson's new film nor Philip Seymour Hoffman in the role of Lancaster Dodd. Francine is tough material, but this tightly conceived near silent film is well worth seeing.

Two by Tennessee: Streetcar Named Desire at the Broadhurst, and In Masks Outrageous and Austere at Culture Project

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Two Tennessee Williams plays in New York City, the revival of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Broadhurst on Broadway, and the world premiere of his last experimental work, In Masks Outrageous and Austere, at Culture Project, may cause a laugh riot.

The World Premiere Of Tennessee Williams' Final Play

David Finkle | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
David Finkle

When you sit through something as ludicrous as Williams's last play -- or so we're led to believe of a manuscript cobbled together by other peddler-meddlers -- you spend much of the time wondering whom the roiling cauldron of picked-over Williams obsessions serves.

New Orleans' Tennessee Williams Festival Celebrates His 100th Birthday

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

"Tennessee loved his women," Rex Reed said of Tennessee Williams who was born 100 years ago today. "He didn't want to sleep with them, he exalted them in a completely different way." Legendary actresses who brought Williams' characters to life held court with Reed in a panel opening the 25th annual Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival.