Posts Tagged Performing arts

Tom Dugan: The man behind the man who hunted Nazis

This image released by Keith Sherman and Associates shows Tom Dugan as Simon Wiesenthal during a performance of his one-man play “Wiesenthal.” (AP Photo/Keith Sherman and Associates, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Dugan’s favorite review of his work wasn’t in a newspaper or on TV. It was uttered by a teen after a performance of his one-man play “Wiesenthal.”

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Sarah Ruhl on her new play and book of essays

This image released by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation shows Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl. Ruhl's latest play, "The Oldest Boy," opens next month at Lincoln Center and marks the first time she's used puppets in her work. (AP Photo/John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

NEW YORK (AP) — Inspiration for a play can come from anywhere. For Sarah Ruhl’s latest, it came from somewhere close. So close it was in her house all along: It was the baby sitter.

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Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal reunite for B’way

This photo provided by Roundabout Theatre Company shows Ewan McGregor, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal, who star in Tom Stoppard's play, "The Real Thing," at American Airlines Theatre opening Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. The actors are making their Broadway debut playing lovers.  (AP Photo/Roundabout Theatre Company, Richard Phibbs)

NEW YORK (AP) — She absolutely adores Tom Stoppard. He has never been much of a fan. She fell in love with the playwright’s words at 17. He once had a terrible audition for a Stoppard play and never went back for more.

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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ star Marcia Strassman dies

This photo provided by Julie Strassman, shows her sister actress Marcia Strassman. The actress who played Gabe Kaplan’s wife, Julie, on the 1970's sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” has died at age 66. Strassman’s sister, Julie, said the actress died at her Sherman Oaks, Calif., home on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, after a long battle against breast cancer. (AP Photo/Courtesy Strassman Family, Randi St. Nicholas)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan’s wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” has died. She was 66.

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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ star Marcia Strassman dies

This photo provided by Julie Strassman, shows her sister actress Marcia Strassman. The actress who played Gabe Kaplan’s wife, Julie, on the 1970's sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” has died at age 66. Strassman’s sister, Julie, said the actress died at her Sherman Oaks, Calif., home on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, after a long battle against breast cancer. (AP Photo/Courtesy Strassman Family, Randi St. Nicholas)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan’s wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” has died. She was 66.

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