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Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf

'Love Me or Leave Me Alone' as a Theme on the Screen (Redux)

Tara Fass | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

Intense feelings of affection are on our radar as we celebrate Valentine's Day. We turn to the cinematic mirror for understated romcoms -- those that illustrate some underlying dynamics of the relationships that survive versus those that fizzle before death do us part.

Love Me or Leave Me Alone as a Theme on the Screen

Tara Fass | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

Proof of love is on our radar as Valentine's Day nears. Hope, grief, courage and reconciliation, how has the cinematic mirror portrayed relationships that survive while others fizzle before death-do-us part?

Shakespeare, Shakespeare & More of the Same?

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I've seen over half a dozen Macbeths over the course of my career. We're going to have Romeo and Juliet running off-Broadway the same time it is running on Broadway. I'm often asked: Why? Yes, they are Shakespeare classics. But do people really want to see them again and again?

Tony Winner Emily Mann on Girls Night at the Tonys

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Angela Bonavoglia

If McCarter Theater Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann's acceptance speech at the Tonys for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike as best play was gracious, so also were the circumstances under which she came to give it.

A Night For Women At The Tony Awards

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The reviews are in: It was a great Tony Awards. The dancing was inspired, the singing top-notch and the humor sly – and that's ...

It's Tony Week! Who Should Win?

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I feel pretty confident that my favorite play of the year, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, will win Best Play and my favorite musical, Matilda, will win Best Musical. (There is a groundswell of support for Kinky Boots.)

Movie Review: Before Midnight

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Anyone who's been married for any length of time should be able to enjoy Richard Linklater's Before Midnight, if squirming in your seat can be considered a form of enjoyment.

A Look Back At Elizabeth Taylor

Posted 03.23.2013 | Celebrity

It's been two years since the legendary Elizabeth Taylor died of congestive heart failure at the age of 79. The classic Hollywood actress had been suf...

All the World's a Stage for James Latus

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.07.2013 | Arts
Yvonna Russell

The producers of the NBC hit, SMASH should give James Latus a call to learn how it's done.

Twas the Night Before Christmas and You Still Need Gift Advice

Cara Joy David | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Cara Joy David

Some of you still want to give the last minute gift of theater tickets. It is always hard to recommend theater for people you do not know, but this season I have some generic recommendations for all.

Scandalous Needs a Miracle, Virginia Woolf Is One

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Cara Joy David

The Broadway grosses have recently told me two things. First, Kathie Lee Gifford is not a very good salesperson. Second, not everyone in the world is going to see Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, even though everyone in the world should be.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: A Feminist Response to the 50th Anniversary

Carey Purcell | Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

Thanks to the incredible performances by Tracy Letts and Amy Morton, George and Martha are each other's equals. Both loathing and longing for each other, the two continue to battle until all punches are pulled, all secrets exposed and this exhausting and invigorating production's curtain has fallen.

First Nighter: Who's Afraid of Albee's Virginia Woolf 50 Years On?

David Finkle | Posted 12.26.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

Will everyone who saw the original production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? please raise his or her hand? Just what I expected: Not that many hand-raisers left to acknowledge their presence at an historic theater event.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: A Dark Night

Danny Groner | Posted 12.24.2012 | New York
Danny Groner

For a three-hour play with two intermissions breaking up the play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? keeps you engaged and wondering.

Theater: Virginia Woolf Bests Cyrano by More Than a Nose

Michael Giltz | Posted 12.20.2012 | Arts
Michael Giltz

The guiding principal of this Steppenwolf production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed seamlessly by Pam MacKinnon, is to return to the text, avoid grandstanding and shoot for realism.

George, Martha & Me

Rob Taub | Posted 12.16.2012 | Arts
Rob Taub

The latest production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, opened Saturday night at the Booth Theatre in NYC exactly 50 years to the day of the play's original Broadway opening on Saturday October 13, 1962.

Gazelle Emami

Who's Afraid of Edward Albee?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts

EDWARD ALBEE, 84, inches his way through his apartment by cane, settling into one of many leather chairs that fill the Tribeca loft with its ove...

Who's Afraid Of Some Virginia Woolf Memes?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

Yesterday marked the first preview of the 50th anniversary production of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf." Starring Tracey Letts and Am...

What to See on Broadway This Fall -- From the Producers

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I sometimes wonder why the majority of them do it. But I thank them all because without someone to produce the theater there would be no theater. This fall/winter the producers presenting work run the gamut from newbies to vets.

5 Must-See Divorce Flicks

Posted 08.10.2012 | Divorce

By Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones play a longtime married couple who've fallen into a rut in...

'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?,' Back On Broadway

AP | Posted 06.13.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The battling couple George and Martha have found a home on Broadway. Producers of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Edward ...

Kathleen Turner, 31 Years Since Body Heat

Felice Arenas | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

Last week, I caught up with Kathleen Turner to talk about going from Broadway to movies and back again, crawling up Steve Martin's leg to get a part, Warren Beatty pursuing her and why she took on her latest role in The Perfect Family.

Gary Susman

Elizabeth Taylor At 80: Her 10 Best Performances

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

Were she alive, Elizabeth Taylor would have celebrated her 80th birthday today. Instead, she got a fitting send-off as the finale of the "In Memoriam"...

Honoring Edward Albee

Howard Kissel | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

His wit and elegance as sharp as ever, the 83-year-old Edward Albee recently regaled a huge crowd in the NAC's opulent Victorian mansion on Gramercy Park.

Last Gasp: Q&A With Osama bin Laden

John Bobey | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

Osama... Osama bin Laden -- is that you? Yes, yes it is -- who is this? It's me, John Bobey.