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If you run a theater whose very existence hangs on the support of a older-skewing subscriber audience, do you really want to sock them with a show about an Alzheimer's victim who begs his family's…
What promises to be a juicy untold tale of intrigue, inspiration and ego unfolds as a Renaissance primer, stuffed with enough research to fill a mini-series.
In "Red," bad-seed teens torment a benign old man (Brian Cox) and shoot his beloved 14-year-old pooch, bringing serious bad karma.
Some Hollywood mafias are bound together by academic diplomas (Wesleyan, Brown, U. of Texas). Others by geography (there's a tight clique of Memphians, for those who didn't know) or by high-pressure…
Joining two titans of the miniseries -- Peter Strauss ("Rich Man, Poor Man," "Masada") and Rachel Ward ("The Thorn Birds") -- in one longform drama is an inspired idea that doesn't quite pay off in…