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Articles with keyword "Theater"


A Seat on the Isle, Please

From Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome by Gregory S. Aldrete, pages 4-5. Copyright © The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

Image of choreographer Jerome Robbins rehearsing dancers.


Dancing American

Jerome Robbins built a new style from classical and modern parts.

Image of Thorton Wilder, January, 28, 1962


The Utterly Civilized Wilder

Despite global popularity, the enduring works of Thornton Wilder hold up to critical scrutiny.

James Leve


Impertinent Questions with James Leve

On the composers of Cabaret and Chicago.

Moliere dining with Louis XIV


Burying Molière

How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.

Natalie Scott: A Magnificent Life


Great Scott!

In an “abandoned tramp’s hotel that had become too filthy even for the tramps,” a bohemian circle of actors, writers, and society figures founded Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré in 1919, one of the fi

Tennessee Williams, c. 1940


Tennessee’s Homecoming

Tennessee Williams haunts New Orleans.

Playwright John Patrick Shanley


The Gorgeous Unstoppable Tennessee Williams

And how he changed our sense of beauty.