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Memorable Lines From Clifford Odets' Classic Play Rocket to the Moon

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

Have you ever discovered a great piece of art, dress or writing from the past that is so great it continues to resonate so deeply? Take Clifford Odets' play Rocket to the Moon. Many of the themes of the Depression-era drama feel completely timeless.

Theater: A Dull Big Knife, a Noble La Ruta Spotlights Injustice

Michael Giltz | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Clifford Odets's image as a Serious Writer whose work became dated and self-important almost as soon as it left his typewriter has proven more durable than that magic act.

'A Strong, Noirish Production'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The darker side of mid-20th-century Hollywood glamour found movie stars struggling to retain their identities and souls despite the i...