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Rodin and Ancient Greece, An Ideal Husband, Tully and sharp women

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Exhibition The British Museum explores Rodin’s relationship with Ancient Greek sculpture Film An unflinching look at motherhood in Tully Theatre Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband – with double the Foxy charm Commuter corner Michelle Dean’s Sharp: The Women Who Made … Continue reading

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Xanadu, Southwark Playhouse

It trashed Olivia Newton-John’s film career, halted the movie-musical revival, and was so critically reviled it led to the creation of the Razzies. How, then, could the stage version of hubristic 1980 flop Xanadu become a 2007 Broadway hit? The answer, … Continue reading

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McCrory magnetic in an electrifying production

It’s an “unthinkable” crime, yet all too fathomable in Carrie Cracknell’s electrifying production of Medea. Her modern setting for Euripides’ masterpiece is unobtrusive, allowing the discomfort that comes from viewing horror in a familiar setting to creep upon us during … Continue reading

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