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Terence Rattigan

First Nighter: Shelagh Delaney's "A Taste of Honey" Tastily Revived

David Finkle | Posted 09.18.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Man-About-New-York-Theater Austin Pendleton opened his classy Mint Theater revival of N. C. Hunter's 1953 A Day by the Sea only three week's ago, and ...

The Winslow Boy: Rattigan's Comfort Food in a Jaded Age

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

At a time when government seems more interested in self-aggrandizing political posturing than in the individuals it represents, it is a pleasure and comfort to revisit an old chestnut like Terence Rattigan's The Winslow Boy if only to spend an evening in the consoling belief that right will triumph in the end.

Review: My Week With Marilyn

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard now to conceive of just how huge a star Marilyn Monroe was at the peak of her fame in the mid-1950s. Take Lady Gaga, multiply her by Brangelina at their most visible -- and then take it to the 10th power.

THEATER: 'After The Dance's' Bright Young Things Party On In London | BEN BRANTLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

I spent the better part of Wednesday night nursing a hangover. (Vicariously, I mean. I have had exactly two martinis -- oh, all right, and one bloody ...

Next Fall: Geoffrey Naufft's Top-Drawer Gay Play Moves to Broadway

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Hardly enough can be said about Geoffrey Nauffts's Next Fall, which is both remarkably simple and exceedingly complex.

Straight Up News on Gay Plays

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Two plays opened recently in Manhattan in which gay love affairs are observed with keen and perceptive eyes and ears -- Geoffrey Nauffts's Next Fall and Daniel Talbott's Slipping.