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AUDRA McDONALD IN WILLIAMSTOWN

When the Theatre Guild premiered Eugene O’Neill’s THE ICEMAN COMETH in 1946, after O’Neill had withdrawn from the theatre some twelve years earlier, critic George Jean Nathan wrote, “The American theatre has a soul again.”  I thought of that yesterday, … Continue reading

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STAGE LITERACY

As dramatists, we depend on actors.  Acting underlies all theatrical work.  It is good for us to do scenery and lighting, but it is even better to do acting and directing.   By doing this work, we can see how a … Continue reading

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