Paul Harris

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'SNL's' Michaels takes Twain

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It's a good thing Lorne Michaels can take a joke. The creator of "Saturday Night Live" had to bask in some mighty irreverent praise Monday night as the latest recipient of the Kennedy Center's annual…

Review: 'The Matchmaker'

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There's something eerie about watching Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker" at historic Ford's Theater. The chestnut is being resurrected on its 50th anniversary by the facility's new producing…

Review: 'On Golden Pond'

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Ernest Thompson's touching "On Golden Pond" has always been a perfect vehicle for star turns. Along come James Earl Jones and Leslie Uggams as the summering Thayers, and what an endearing couple they…

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Review: 'Lenny & Lou'

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As the Baby Boom generation ponders appropriate care for its elderly parents, playwright Ian Cohen explains what not to do in a new comedy that stretches -- or should we say obliterates -- the…

Review: 'One Red Flower'

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"One Red Flower," Paris Barclay's paean to American soldiers who fought and died in Vietnam, gets high marks for sincerity. But this earnest musical, derived from actual letters from GIs, is also an…

Hats off to a sleeper hit

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Eyebrows were raised in the Washington, D.C., theater community last spring when "Crowns," a gospel musical written by Regina Taylor, walked off with four Helen Hayes Awards, including the season's…

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