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27654 'The Scottsboro Boys'  
Jeff Lunden
A new musical which focuses on a shameful episode in American racial history just opened on Broadway. "The Scottsboro Boys" delves into an infamous 1930s legal case in which nine ... Issue Date: 12 / 2010

25579 California: Traveling in Pasadena  
Corinna Lothar
Pasadena is Chippewa for "crown of the valley," and it''s a perfect fit for this city, settled by a group of Midwesterners who arrived in Southern California in 1873. The ... Issue Date: 5 / 2007

25415 Colorado: Colorado's Hogbacks  
J. Antonio Pérez
Nested at the southwest edge of Denver, Colorado, towering, slanted red megaliths can be found looming in the Roxborough State Park behind its visitor center. The more than ... Issue Date: 2 / 2007

25030 The Body Project Looks at Women's Obsession With Body Image  
Jayne Blanchard
On one end of the spectrum, you have the pneumatic dimensions of Pamela Anderson. On the other are uber-thin Lindsay Lohan, Nicole Richie, and Cameron Diaz. Is it any wonder the ... Issue Date: 5 / 2006

24893 Damn Yankees Celebrates Two National Pastimes  
Stephen Henkin
One could reasonably argue that baseball is an art form. Like a theatrical production, the great American pastime is imbued with grace, intriguing players, challenges, ups and ... Issue Date: 3 / 2006

24867 An Ohio Entrepreneur's Amazing Museum of Magic  
Kym Kuenning
Coaxing a magician into giving up the secret to a good trick is much like uncovering the special ingredient to a good loaf of bread. Ken Klosterman of the Klosterman Baking Co., ... Issue Date: 2 / 2006

12962 Alabama Shakespeare Festival: Bard Over Alabama  
Hap Erstein
Move over Forrest Gump. The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is giving the Heart of Dixie a whole new cultural look. The twenty-fifth anniversary season of the ... Issue Date: 12 / 1995

13260 Clones on Broadway  
Hap Erstein
Looking at the directory of Broadway musicals in recent seasons, it would be understandable to do a double take and check the date of the newspaper. More and more, the landscape ... Issue Date: 7 / 1995

19662 Miss Saigon: Whither Asian-American Actors?  
Scarlet Cheng
In the heated controversy over the casting of Miss Saigon last summer, the battle often seemed to be between the highly visible British producer Cameron Mackintosh and a rather ... Issue Date: 9 / 1991

17620 Chicago International Festival: Theater Takes Chicago by Storm  
Nicholas Rudall
The Third International Theatre Festival of Chicago has begun. The city''s stages are hosting the theatrical artistry of ten nations in sixteen productions performed by thirteen ... Issue Date: 6 / 1990

16898 Bard of His People  
Michael Marshall
The Piano Lesson is a deceptively sedate title for a play that seethes with such violent energies. But the eerie wind-blown curtain that opens the play offers a premonition of ... Issue Date: 4 / 1990

16899 Lloyd Webber Back on Broadway  
Herb Greer
Saying something unkind about an Andrew Lloyd Webber show is like trying to cut a path through a room full of feathers with a baseball bat. Even where reviews are sour, as they ... Issue Date: 4 / 1990

14496 Moss Hart Revived: The Wonderful World of Theater  
Cynthia Grenier
The Broadway theater season of 1948-49 had some really big hits. It you never saw them on stage, you certainly caught some of them on film, or at least on late night television. ... Issue Date: 3 / 1988

14087 Chicago, That Towering Theater Town: Raw Energy Generates World-Class Drama  
Nicholas Rudall
Within the past decade, Chicago has acquired not only a national but an international reputation as a city overflowing with theatrical energy. After the first successful exports ... Issue Date: 1 / 1988

12023 Black Theater Triumphant: A Dynamic Duo From the Yale Repertory  
Tom Killen
August Wilson, Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright whose Fences was the first serious play in many a season on Broadway, is one of the most important writers for ... Issue Date: 12 / 1987

12025 August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone: A Spirtual Odyssey  
Michael Marshall
August Wilson, one of America''s outstanding playwrights, has boldly moved into new creative areas in his latest work, Joe Turner''s Come and Gone. This play continues ... Issue Date: 12 / 1987

13069 Los Angeles Theater: More Alive Than You Know  
John C. Mahoney
Today, Los Angeles theater may well be the busiest and most prolific anywhere in the world, with a surfeit of impressive edifices and no lack of exciting new works. There has ... Issue Date: 11 / 1987

12908 Off-Broadway: Where to Find Real Theater Today  
Todd London
Broadway theater is suffering from its greatest artistic slump in over a decade. Escalating costs have meant that only megahit musicals can afford to play this street, a fact ... Issue Date: 5 / 1987

12177 New York Theater Scene  
Jeff Church and Todd London
Broadway Bound Soundly Completes Simon''s Trilogy by Jeff Church The winter of 1948 was a cold one for the Jerome household, and the chilly snap had ... Issue Date: 2 / 1987

12296 Young Playwrights Festival Opens Door to Professional Theater  
Jeff Church
"In one sense, it''s disillusioning to see how hard theater is and how complicated it is," says Carolyn Jones, a winter in the Fifth Annual Young Playwrights Festival for her ... Issue Date: 1 / 1987

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