Category: features + interviews

event musings: moonstruck reunion: “they’re real but a little larger than life”

Norman Jewison Film Screenings: Moonstruck Friday, October 8, 2010 at 7:00pm event web page A New York City fairy tale.  A story of family and old country and new country and big shoulders and big hair (heck it was 1987 Brooklyn) and Lincoln Center and opera and love and living in your own skin and

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event musings: the second time around: iva withers and standby charm

When:  Wednesday, August 11, Interview at 6:45 p.m. Where:  Showbiz Store & Cafe, 19 West 21st Street The crowd of 60 plus is about three times the size originally expected, inspired by New York Times coverage of the event two days before.  Harvardwood, an arts-focused alumni group associated with Harvard University, originally established in Los

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Critics In Conversation: Howard Shapiro

[article originally published at Philadelphia Dramatists Center site, November 5, 2009.] About Howard Shapiro: HOWARD SHAPIRO joined The Philadelphia Inquirer in 1970. He has been a general assignment reporter, has held the transportation, public education and State House beats, and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard in 1980-81. On his return to the city room,

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Critics In Conversation: Wendy Rosenfield

[article originally published at Philadelphia Dramatists Center site, November 4, 2009.] About Wendy Rosenfield: Wendy Rosenfield has written freelance features and theater criticism for the Philadelphia Inquirer since 2006 and her Drama Queen blog for ArtsJournal.com covers “drama, onstage and off.” She was also chief theater critic for the Philadelphia Weekly from 1995 to 2001.

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Critics In Conversation: Mark Cofta

[article originally published at Philadelphia Dramatists Center site, October 26, 2009.] About Mark Cofta: Mark Cofta has been a theatre critic for Philadelphia City Paper since January 2006; before then, he wrote for The Main Line Times and News of Delaware County for over 15 years, as well as serving as Back Stage: A Theatre

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Critics In Conversation: Toby Zinman

[article originally published at Philadelphia Dramatists Center site, October 26, 2009.] About Toby Zinman: Toby Zinman is Professor of English at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she was awarded the prize for Distinguished Teaching. She publishes widely and lectures internationally on contemporary American drama. She was a Fulbright professor of theatre at

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