Running time 96 minutes
Written by Christopher Trumbo
Directed by Peter Askin
Starring Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas and others
Peter Askin’s Trumbo is based on the play, Trumbo, by Christopher Trumbo, and is clearly a labor of love and ideological affinity for all the Read More
A playreading never really does it for me. The curtain goes up and there they are-the desk, the glass of water, the script and Rhea Perlman. Not that I’ve anything against Ms. Perlman.
The trend of playreading is neither fish nor foul-not quite play, not quite reading. It’s a new force in theater: live radio Read More
True fact: Many, many women say that they would not kick Brian Dennehy out of bed.
To wit: a balmy Saturday night around 11 P.M., outside the stage door of the Eugene O’Neill Theater. It was two days before Mr. Dennehy and Death of a Salesman would sweep the Tony Awards. Dozens of women were Read More
Coal Miner’s Son Dreams of NASA
Here’s something unique to the point of bewilderment in the 1990′s: a family movie about the rarest of subjects-goal-oriented teenagers who don’t rape, pillage, plunder, strip, or wear condoms on their ears. The high school kids in October Sky are more focused on building their own spacecraft than stringing Read More
Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is the American play that defines our theater, making it great and profoundly humane. If I had to choose between the major work of Tennessee Williams, Eugene O’Neill or Mr. Miller, I would always put Death of a Salesman highest. No play ever changed the world, but some have Read More