Posts Tagged Performing arts

Review: Emily Dickinson comes out of the shadows

In this image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joely Richardson performs in a scene from William Luce’s "The Belle of Amherst", currently performing off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — Acclaimed 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson was famously reclusive, although she maintained numerous correspondences. She was an extremely prolific poet, though not publicly recognized in her lifetime, and many details of her life remain a mystery.

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Review: ‘On the Town’ is a helluva revival

In this image released by Matt Ross Public Relations, Jay Armstrong Johnson, from left, Tony Yazbeck and Clyde Alves appear during a performance of "On the Town," in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Ross Public Relations, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — The webs have been swept away, the comic book villains are long gone and even the name of the theater has changed. So what better way to bid farewell to the doomed “Spider-Man” musical at the re-christened Lyric Theatre than with a pure American classic?

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