Dan and Jeff – Entertaining the Muggles with Potted Potter
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Dan and Jeff – Entertaining the Muggles with Potted Potter

Dan and Jeff Entertaining the Muggles with Potted Potter By Leni Paul With shades of Hogwarts, I sat down in a secluded corner of a library – sadly, not an enchanted one – to chat (over the phone) with the Olivier-nominated British comedy writing/performing duo Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner. They are better known as … Continue reading

Love, Cecil (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Love, Cecil (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

LOVE, CECIL (2017) Featuring Hamish Bowles, Leslie Caron, David Hockney, Isaac Mizrahi, David Bailey, Manolo Blahnik, Susanna Brown, Peter Eyre, Philippe Garner, Ray Gurton, Nicky Haslam, Alastair Macaulay, Robin Muir and archival footage of Cecil Beaton. Narrated by Rupert Everett. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Distributed by Zeitgeist Films. 99 minutes. Not Rated. Cecil Beaton … Continue reading

The Irish Repertory Theatre Thrives on a String of Hits as it Approaches Another Gala Year
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The Irish Repertory Theatre Thrives on a String of Hits as it Approaches Another Gala Year

The Irish Repertory Theatre Thrives on a String of Hits as it Approaches Another Gala Year by Brad Balfour When Ciaran O’Reilly and Charlotte Moore founded the Irish Repertory Theatre, they opened in September 1988 with Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars. From that point on, it became a nexus for great play craft … Continue reading

Tami Stronach – The Childlike Empress Has Grown Up But is Still Neverending
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Tami Stronach – The Childlike Empress Has Grown Up But is Still Neverending

Tami Stronach The Childlike Empress Has Grown Up But is Still Neverending by Bonnie Paul I was 11 years old when The Neverending Story premiered in theaters in 1984. I remember, vividly, that as soon as I returned from the theater, our family pulled out paper and started writing and illustrating our own neverending stories. … Continue reading

Breakable You (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Breakable You (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

BREAKABLE YOU (2017) Starring Holly Hunter, Tony Shalhoub, Cristin Milioti, Omar Metwally, Alfred Molina, Isabelle Candelier, Adrian Lester, Brooke Adams, Peter O’Meara, Yumi Iwama, Caroline Aaron, Beege Barkette, Angela Church, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Tamika Sonja Lawrence, Carl Lundstedt, Siena Marino, Doris McCarthy, Adam McLaughlin, Barry Primus and Jeremy Shamos. Screenplay by Andrew Wagner & Fred Parnes. … Continue reading

André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage
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André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage

André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage by Brad Balfour Before he died in 2005, playwright August Wilson had created the 10-play Pittsburgh Cycle (or Century Cycle) chronicling black American life which spanned over 10 decades. This work is not only Wilson’s benchmark but is a touchstone for fans … Continue reading