Wednesday, December 7, 2005 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Harold Pinter - Nobel Lecture
Art, Truth & Politics

Harold Pinter's Nobel Lecture was pre-recorded, and shown on video December 7, 2005, in Börssalen at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.

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Peter Filichia's Diary

Notes on the troubled creation of Irving Berlin's 1949 show Miss Liberty, which will be given the Musicals-in-Mufti treatment this weekend.

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Audio Slide Show: Dreams of Texas

Horton Foote explains how old friends and hymns influenced his play "The Trip to Bountiful."

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Peter Pan
Review by Matthew Murray

Who needs a car when you have fairy dust? That miracle roadster over at the Hilton is mighty impressive, but if you must see something British flying inside a theater, you can do better than…

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Putting a Bit o' Bounce Into the Dark Comedy By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

The joyous surprise of this production, which arrives in New York on Dec. 20, is how it floods this famously dark play with continuously roaming beams of comic light.

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Protégé Inspired and Intimidated by Delmore Schwartz By JASON ZINOMAN

Romulus Linney's deft two-person drama nicely captures what it's like for a writer to be inspired and intimidated at the same time.

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Survival as a Woody Allen in the Region of William Faulkner By ANNE MIDGETTE

This autobiographical monologue is not sure whether it wants to be a stand-up comedy act or a memoir and, though eminently endearing, manages to be neither.

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So Refreshingly Spine-Tingling By JASON ZINOMAN

Anne Washburn's irresistible collection of gothic tales puts one in mind of an excellent late-night storytelling session at the Vincent Price camp for disturbed children.

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Night of the Hunter BY PETER FILICHIA

A loving tribute to the jazz singer who re-invented herself

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Beth, Jo, Meg, Amy and a full orchestra BY MARTIN F. KOHN

Should you take your daughter to see "Little Women"?
Absolutely, says Susan H. Schulman, who directed the show on Broadway earlier this year.

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Today in Theatre History: DECEMBER 7

1918 It's a Scandal at London's Strand Theatre. This Cosmo Hamilton comedy exposes a woman pretending to be married to a gentleman. Kyrle Bellew and Noel Coward star.

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An Act to Catch: Saturday Night at Grossinger's, the Musical, Begins FL Run

The story of Grossinger's, the famed Catskills resort, is told in song in the Florida premiere of Saturday Night at Grossinger's, beginning Dec. 7 in Ft. Lauderdale.

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A Talent to Amuse: New Coward Revue Begins Chicagoland Run

Noël Coward's gossamer melodies and rueful lyrics - as well as his comic upbeat specialties - are heard anew in A Marvelous Party: The Noël Coward Celebration, making its Chicago a…

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PHOTO CALL: Stage and Screen Legend Blythe Danner Honored by Williamstown Theatre Festival

New artistic director Roger Rees, who just completed his first summer as head of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, presided over an even honoring actress Blythe Danner in New York City on D…

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Malone set for 'Doubt' by Robert Riddell

Thesp to make B'way debut in Tony-winning show

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So Many Acting B.A.'s, So Few Paying Gigs by BRUCE WEBER

Despite what seems like a boom in entertainment outlets, acting jobs have not grown much. But the number of undergraduate acting degrees conferred has never been higher.

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THE critics have put Oprah's much- touted media power to the test, and so far it seems to be holding up.

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Musical composer to be honored by WSU

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz will receive the 2006 Apple Award for career excellence in theater.

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