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Suzan-Lori Parks, Diane Paulus, Deidre Murray : Three Women Collaborating

October 9, 2014 It won the 2012 Tony for the best musical revival, but the New York Times didn’t much like it, ┬ámissing Gershwin’s full operatic scores in this “thinned-out” and “heavily-cut” version. Having no deep connection to the original, … Continue reading

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Natasha Trethewey, Emily Dickinson: Partners in Crime

June 12, 2013 In her interview in the LA Review of Books (just out), Natasha Trethewey mentions only Derek Walcott and Robert Penn Warren as poets who touch her at moments of mass fatalities. ┬áBut I’d like to think that … Continue reading

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