What a piece of work is "Man and Superman"? Hard work, to be frank. George Bernard Shaw's experimental juggernaut — deemed unstageable in 1903 — makes for three and a half hours of tangled…
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There's a secret -- a preposterous gift -- that is revealed near the end of Joanna Murray-Smith's play, and it's a real doozy.
Actor and noted Hollywood acting coach Cliff Osmond, whose long career included roles in the Billy Wilder films "Irma La Douce," "Kiss Me Stupid," "The Front Page" and "The Fortune Cookie," died Dec…
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The problem with George Bernard Shaw is that he couldn't do sex: The compromising central issue of his 1906 drama "The Doctor's Dilemma" is a sexual fatal attraction that Shaw states rather than…
"Pygmalion" excepted, the works of George Bernard Shaw have not translated well to musical theater.
Eliza Doolittle is set for another bigscreen makeover. Columbia Pictures is tuning up a "My Fair Lady" redo, with Keira Knightley in talks to star as the simple Cockney flower girl who is transformed…
No matter where you stand with regard to current geo-political terrorism, the cry "Dare you make war on war?" hits home as timely. Which is pretty impressive for a line written in 1905 for the…
At the risk of riling the Shavian purists, one test of a good staging of "Pygmalion" is whether it can make you forget the "My Fair Lady" song cues laced through the dialogue and appreciate George…
George Bernard Shaw was renowned for his scathing wit, and it seems only natural to expect a comedy about him to be dry, witty and vibrantly verbal. Instead, playwright Mark Saltzman, has chosen…
As it closes in on the century mark, George Bernard Shaw's genteel firebomb of a play, "Major Barbara," retains an amazing degree of force. The Roundabout Theater Co., the gallant keeper of the…
CONTRARY TO WHAT most people believe, movie premiere parties are not all black-tie functions with more stars than you'd find at Morton's on a Monday night.