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Theater Review (San Antonio): Jessica Dickey’s ‘The Amish Project’ at AtticRep

Originally presented to great acclaim at New York’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Jessica Dickey’s 2009 solo work The Amish Project comes to AtticRep in a superlative production starring a marvelous Sarah Gise. In a role — well, actually roles — originated by Dickey, Gise masterfully portrays seven characters in a piece …

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Book Review: ‘Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell’ by Deborah Solomon

"Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell" by Deborah Solomon shows an artist who was indeed his own man, and full of imagination. Eventually his artwork found its way into New York galleries and led to a long, interesting career in the art world of America and the international market.

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Theater Review (Philadelphia): ‘The Hard Problem’ by Tom Stoppard at The Wilma Theatre

The irony of 'The Hard Problem' is that, despite its insistence on the fact that the human brain is so much more complex than a computer, which functions via simplistic binaries and calculations, the whole play is reducible to a simplistic, and false, binary.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Todd Brian Backus, PowerOut Artistic Producer, on His New Play ‘Emily Dickinson: Paranormal Investigator’

A 19-year-old Emily Dickinson, teamed with Edgar Allan Poe, is the last line of defense between the everyday and a world of magic, ghosts, and vampires.

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Concert Review: Juilliard415 with Jordi Savall – ‘Shakespeare & Cervantes: Dreams and Follies’ (NYC 1/30/2016)

The 'eminence grise' of Early Music led the Juilliard School's main Early Music group in an crowd-pleasing concert with readings, all in tribute to the music of the time of Shakespeare and Cervantes.

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