Posts Tagged ‘lanford wilson’

La MaMa Throws Itself a Gala 50th Birthday and the Theater Community Helps

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

By Wickham Boyle La MaMa Experimental Theater Club and its founder, the marvelous, mercurial Ellen Stewart—well, if you know them, they need no introduction. It’s like saying “Thomas Edison” and “electricity.” But if you don’t, here are the Cliff’s Notes. Stewart was a hopeful African-American fashion design student who came from Chicago to New York [&hellip
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Unruly Memories

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

With its usual artful sleuthing, The Keen Company has unearthed a half-forgotten American treasure: a memory play that, in its current production at Theatre Row, makes a resounding case for its being mentioned in the same breath as The Glass Menagerie. The play is Lanford Wilson’s Lemon Sky, and the production is as close to [&hellip
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