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Photograph 51 — Lantern Theater

James Watson’s manuscript for his best-selling account of how he other scientists determined the structure of DNA, “The Double Helix,” was so controversial, the Harvard University Press refused in 1968 … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

And Then There Were None — Walnut Street Theatre

Eight people, strangers to each other, are invited to spend the weekend at a British country estate situated on an island and only reachable by boat, a ferry that comes … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Body of an American — Wilma Theater

Throughout Dan O’Brien’s play, “The Body of an American,” a writer, called Dan because he is the stage alter ego for Dan O’Brien, talks to a character representing Toronto Star … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rapture, Blister, Burn — Wilma Theater

So many current playwrights would benefit from taking Gina Gionfriddo as their model. Not only does Gionfriddo deal with interesting themes that provoke thought and display a knowing and sane … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Real Thing — Wilma Theater

┬áTom Stoppard is always on a quest for the precise, for the genuine. His plays deal with the corruption of philosophy, journalism, education, scholarship, scientific application, literature, romance, politics, and … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Pride and Prejudice — People’s Light & Theatre Company

A handsome parquet floor, composed of large, polished planks that form an interweaving diamond pattern, a simple but tasteful brass chandelier, and well-judged sprinklings of Regency furniture make a favorable … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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