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On the Culture Front: 'Kung Fu,' 'Bridges of Madison County' and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.26.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

David Henry Hwang peers into the fleetingly short life of martial arts artist-turned-actor Bruce Lee in his rich new bio-play, Kung Fu.

Revisiting Every Day a Visitor

Richard Abrons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

In my sixties, I got an MFA degree at NYU in creative writing. My day job was investing in the stock market for clients. That paid the rent but, after 40 years, it began to wear thin. Writing was -- is -- where it's at. How else to make sense of this world?

Stage Door: Potted Potter

Fern Siegel | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The "Harry Potter" books were a cultural phenomenon, spawning fanatic loyalty. They are also ripe for parody -- as Potted Potter at The Little Shubert on Theater Row makes clear.