So many people were doubled up with laughter at Bill Irwin’s latest feat of clowning at the Signature Theatre, they were in danger of spoiling my displeasure. They made me feel guilty for not laughing. Who wants to be the one in the audience with the invisible sign over their head: “MISERY”?
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After years as one of the perpetrators, I recently became a victim of the press. Or, more accurately, my mother and her dog Skippy did. It happened a few weeks ago in Venice, when two newspapers, Corriere della Sera and Il Gazzettino , printed front-page stories-filled with inaccuracies-about Skippy’s upcoming fifth birthday party.
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I had a wonderful summer vacation-all but the last eight hours of it. That’s when my family and I flew back coach on a nonstop flight from Venice to New York. The problems actually started earlier that morning, as my two daughters and I were having breakfast in the Thomas Mann room at the Hotel Read More