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Theatre Review (Seattle): ‘A Christmas Carol’ at ACT

Kurt Beattie as Scrooge.  Photo credit Chris Bennion

If you're looking not for a sparkly, loud Christmas extravaganza, but a more reflective, simply beautiful piece of holiday entertainment, this is just the ticket. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Oliver!’ at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

Harbor Lights Theater Company production of OLIVER!

A polished and energetic "regional theater" revival of Lionel Bart's musical treasure blossoms at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens. Read More »

Hard Times: Dickens the Dishonorable?

Many nineteenth-century novels were meant to instruct. Then why does Dickens fail to punish the criminal in Hard Times? Read More »

Theatre Review (Glendale): A Christmas Carol by Dickens adapted by Brenda Dietlein at Glendale Centre Theatre

Glendale Centre Theatre presents its annual A Christmas Carol now in its 45th year. Read More »

Theatre Review (LA): Great Expectations Adapted by Neil Bartlett at A Noise Within

Neil Bartlett's adaptation of the Dickens classic doesn't measure up to A Noise Within's 1996 version. Read More »

Writers: Baltimore Sun‘s John McIntyre Says No Holiday Clichés, Please

Is his advice all that and a plate of sugar cookies? Read More »

DVD Review: Disney’s A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol as never seen before Read More »

Theatre Review (Cedar City, UT): 2010 Summer Season of the Utah Shakespearean Festival

Another successful season at the Utah Shakespearean Festival, with a look ahead. Read More »

My iPod Addiction Meets My Book Addiction

An iPod filled with podcasts about books and literature is devoutly to be wished Read More »

From the Green Room: Speaking Like Brits

Why Cockney? An actor's complaint. Read More »