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On the Culture Front: Celebrity Charades, Arguendo, All the Way, Eric Bogosian and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Cranston, just off of Breaking Bad relishes the duality of character. While there aren't many connections to draw between Walter White and Lyndon Johnson, both are tenacious in their pursuit of creating a meth empire and a more just society respectively.

Theater: Does Orlando Bloom or Wilt on Broadway? Plus Nude Legal Wrangling And August Wilson

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

How is he? That's the question people have when a movie star like Orlando Bloom makes his Broadway debut in a Shakespearean play. Well, he's fine, grading on a curve.

Arguendo

Michael Meltsner | Posted 11.26.2013 | College
Michael Meltsner

You would not think that a constitutional law argument before the justices of the Supreme Court the stuff of engaging nights in the theatre.

Would You See A 24 Hour Concert?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Listening to Supreme Court justices question lawyers doesn't sound like the stuff of great theater. But somehow it is – in the hands...

Gazelle Emami

'The Great Gatsby' Word-For-Word

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home

"The Great Gatsby" is one of the most read books in the country, but it also may be one of the most misunderstood. A glance at its back cover makes i...

On the Culture Front: Gatz, 4000 Miles, Rediscovering the Natural History Museum, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.04.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It's heartening that one of the hottest theater tickets of the season is a word-for-word staging of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.

Steve Martin And Frances McDormand Recite 'The Great Gatsby'

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.02.2012 | Home

"Gatz," the 7-hour word for word performance of "The Great Gatsby" that made everyone remember "books" 2 years ago is back. "Oh yeah, remember books?"...

Theater Review: Gatz at the Public

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Gatz is both the most faithful and the most playfully inventive theatrical adaptation of a book I've ever seen.