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L.A.’s Theatre/Theater explores universal themes of rarely produced Williams play

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · theatre

By Cory Bilicko Entertainment Writer Watching Theatre/Theater’s current production of Orpheus Descending, it’s difficult to imagine just why the Tennessee Williams play got such an unwelcome reception when it hit Broadway in 1957– especially considering it was a sixth-generation rewrite to which the Southern playwright had devoted 17 years. Based on the Greek legend of […]

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In showing effects of war, ‘Fifth of July’ examines collateral damage on relationships

April 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Art, Arts, theater, theatre

(clockwise from top left) Cort Huckabone, Jenn Robbins, Sean Gray and Katherine Prenovost as the burned-out radicals of Fifth of July. By Cory Bilicko Entertainment Writer Relishing her second opportunity to direct Fifth of July a quarter century after her first go at it, Phyllis B. Gitlin, at the helm of the Long Beach Playhouse’s […]

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