Theater, film and magazine writing aren’t the most lucrative fields (at least, not for the vast majority of their practitioners), but Will Frears and Amy Larocca have found a way to make it work for them: the creatively-inclined couple just picked up a Cobble Hill townhouse for $3.25 million, according to city records.
The 20-foot-wide home at 289 Clinton Street doesn’t look to be in the best shape—it was an estate sale, with the house belonging to the late Annette Nolan—which could explain how the couple managed to snag it for a quarter million less than its $3.5 million ask.
Stephen Frears’ The Queen, from a screenplay by Peter Morgan, turns out to be an unexpectedly sublime blend of modesty, intelligence and subtlety to open the 44th New York Film Festival—and I should know. I have been following the festival over its full 44 years, several of them as a member of the programming committee, Read More
Richard Chamberlain is spending the month of July in the Norman Rockwell setting of Stockbridge, Mass., where the Berkshire Theatre Festival, one of America’s most famous summer-stock companies, is celebrating its 75th year, and television’s once-hunky Dr. Kildare is celebrating a few things himself. In his personal life, he is nearing 70 and currently the Read More
It was a gala day in the spare rehearsal room on West 43rd
Street, just a block from a muted Times Square. Four slightly dissolute actors
in their 20′s stood in a row: three men in faded jeans and ratty T-shirts, one
woman in chunky glasses with a green highlighterhanging from her mouth.
“Marxes!” Read More