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De-Clawed: Rob Ashford’s Starry ‘Cat’ Ain’t So Hot

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Joan Marcus The star-studded revival of Tennessee Williams’ ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ can’t hold the heat Fans of women-in-prison flicks should take note: Rob Ashford’s latest Broadway revival of the seminal Tennessee Williams work Cat on a Hot Tin Roof conjures up a woman who’s all boxed in. The inmate in question is the inimitable [&hellip
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Another Curtain Call for a New York Success Story

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

ACTRESS reflects ON SCARLETT JOHANSSON, STUDENT LOANS, the tv hit ‘glee’ AND TENNESSEE WILLIAMS By Angela Barbuti Debra Monk has a résumé most actresses can only dream of—with roles on Glee, NYPD Blue and Grey’s Anatomy—and those are just her television credits. The 63-year-old has just opened on Broadway in Cat on a Hot Tin [&hellip
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Elysian Fields Forever

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

There’s nothing definitive about the new Desire revival It’s hard to breathe new life into a classic work. With performers ranging from the iconic Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh to Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Lange, Frances McDormand, and Treat Williams breathing life and resuscitating it into the immortal roles of Blanche DuBois and Stanley [&hellip
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