Friday, June 22, 2007 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Rising to a role's challenge BY PETER FILICHIA

Playing Shakespeare's Oberon is an unusually tall order for Alvin Keith

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Translating the dream of Martin Luther King By Mitchell Landsberg

A Chinese troupe tangles with American sensitivities in the staging of a play about the civil rights leader.

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Stage director takes reflection on 'Mirror' BY MARY HOULIHAN

Sometimes stepping into the past can be a good thing. So says director Mary Zimmerman, who brings back "Mirror of the Invisible World," her adaptation of an ancient Persian poem, to the Good…

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Sound/Stage

In this excerpt from "Beyond Glory," Stephen Lang portrays Nicky Daniel Bacon, a veteran of the Vietnam War. (mp3)

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Speaking Simply of War and the True Courage of Heroes By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

This modest show provides a powerful reminder of the hardships, psychic stresses and physical dangers that men and women endure on the front lines.

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Stephen Lang examines what makes a hero By MICHAEL KUCHWARA, AP Drama Critic

"Beyond Glory" is oral history at its most direct and dramatic.

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Beyond Glory
Reviewed by: David Finkle

Stephen Lang gives a bravura solo turn in this work about eight winners of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Beyond Glory
Review by Matthew Murray

Lang's portrayal of all of them, in a dizzying round robin of impeccably honed craft, is and is likely to remain one of this season's most memorable tours de force.

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Beyond Glory
Review By MARK BLANKENSHIP

Regional theaters seeking a show that can handle anywhere from one to eight actors may warm to this portrait of valor that doesn't turn war into a blue state-red state debate.

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'Beyond Glory,' stories of war heroes BY LINDA WINER

War is hell. Soldiers are brave. Stephen Lang is a fine actor we don't get many opportunities to admire these days.

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Our unsung heroes BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

Lang's one-man show proves to be a brisk, unsentimental and always very human 80 minutes.

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Beyond Glory
Reviewed by ANDY PROPST

Though Beyond Glory never exactly celebrates warfare, it certainly pays tribute to valor in combat.

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A few good men in a one-man show By JACQUES LE SOURD

Stephen Lang's "Beyond Glory" presents a respectful, yet somehow distant portrait of eight recipients of the Medal of Honor.

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Elvis People
Review by Matthew Murray

Doug Grissom's listlessly unfunny new comedy achieves what had heretofore seemed impossible: It reduces renowned, revolutionary rocker Elvis Presley to personality-free footnote in modern mu…

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Elvis People
Reviewed by: David Finkle

This series of sketches about the King of Rock n' Roll are rarely amusing or involving.

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I Google Myself
Reviewed by JERRY PORTWOOD

The plot reeks of tabloid fodder, but Tim Cusack plays it with such hunger and sensitivity -- he yearns for a bond in an isolated world -- that we're willing to ride the roller coaster of si…

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Saint Joan of the Stockyards
Reviewed by GWEN OREL

Director Lear deBessonet employs galley staging, along with commentary by Mississippi blues artist Kelly McRae and combo, to make Brecht's mixture of political evangelism and grotesque fable…

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The Fabulous Life of a Size Zero
Reviewed by GWEN OREL

The Fabulous Life of a Size Zero is not to be missed by anyone who's ever been -- or known -- a teenage girl.

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Woody Allen to direct Puccini opera

Filmmaker tackles lone comedy 'Schicchi'

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Celebrating the Orbachs: Jerry and Elaine by Oscar E Moore

For those of us lucky enough to be invited to the dedication of the Jerry Orbach Theater and the Elaine Cancilla-Orbach Rehearsal Studio at the Snapple Theatre Center at 50th Street and Broa…

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Photo File By: Joseph Marzullo and Michael Portantiere; text by Brian Scott Lipton

Christian Hoff, Bebe Neuwirth, Sam Waterston, and Karen Ziemba are among the stars who helped Elaine Orbach dedicate the new Jerry Orbach Theater. Plus: Stephanie J. Block, Anthony Fedorov, …

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Home Run Harry

From "L.A. Law" to Chicago lawyer, actor Harry Hamlin's career makes a case for challenging convention.

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Honored

In his play Beyond Glory, actor Stephen Lang portrays eight veterans of past wars who embody the meaning of courage.

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Beyond Glory

There is a simple, macho appeal to Stephen Lang's play. After all, how can you resist war stories that focus on those who come through fire and brimstone by virtue of sheer guts?

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West Side Story

Julianne Boyd couldn't have picked a better show to launch Barrington Stage's first full season in its spiffy new home in Pittsfield.

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