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Daniel Sullivan Helms a Winning “As You Like It”

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Photo by Joan Marcus. Here’s a mini-history lesson to go along with Daniel Sullivan’s marvelous new staging of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a perfect fit for the Public’s annual Shakespeare in the Park presentation (now celebrating its 50th anniversary): it comes on the heels of several underwhelming neutered versions of the Bard’s work. Last year’s All’s Well That [&hellip
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The Big C: Making Cancer Funny

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Never has television programming had such commitment issues as it does when concerning the issue of cancer, which, according to late comedienne Gilda Radner, is “the most unfunny thing in the world.” First, as I wrote about yesterday, Walt White’s cancer went into remission on Breaking Bad. Then, in the second season of The Big [&hellip
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