iOS app Android app

"Sweet Bird of Youth

First Nighter: Tennessee Williams's Memorable Glass Menagerie, William Inge's Forgettable Natural Affection

David Finkle | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

It was when Tennessee Williams took him to see The Glass Menagerie that William Inge decided to become a playwright -- very much influenced, as it turned out, by his pal.

Samantha's Dark New Role

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts

LONDON — "What a drag it is getting old," a young Mick Jagger sang five decades ago – though he may have changed his mind since. That's a...

First Nighter: London Consumer Report on "Sweet Bird," "Merrily," Worthwhile Others

David Finkle | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

By 1959 when Tennessee Williams got around to presenting Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway, as directed by Elia Kazan and starring Geraldine Page and Pa...

Diane Lane and Finn Wittrock: Tour de Force in Sweet Bird of Youth

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

As she discussed her role in the Tennessee Williams play that seems destined for Broadway, she remained unassuming, humble, down-to-earth, smart, funny and roll-up-her-sleeves hard working. No wonder Chicago has received her so willingly.

An Overstuffed Sweet Bird of Youth Features a Strong Performance in Diane Lane

Robert Bullen | Posted 11.27.2012 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Goodman's Sweet Bird of Youth is a fascinating mess. Forget the talented and stunning Diane Lane -- David Cromer's direction is the star.

James Franco Drops Out Of Would-Be Broadway Debut

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.30.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — James Franco can't make time for Broadway. Publicist Robin Baum confirmed Tuesday that the workaholic actor has dropped out of a pla...

RIP, Ms. Taylor

Martha Frankel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Martha Frankel

The publicist was adamant-- no looking at Ms. Taylor. No talking to Ms. Taylor. No getting in Ms. Taylor's sight line. But most important, no calling Ms. Taylor "Liz".