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John Carlisle, Sophie Ward in "Semi-Monde"

Review: 'Semi-Monde'

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Well into the third act of the disconcerting non-event that is "Semi-Monde," the 1926 Noel Coward play only now receiving its London premiere, an aspish senior novelist named Jerome Kennedy (John…

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Review: 'The Jew of Malta'

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Say what you will about Ian McDiarmid, this gifted actor does nothing by halves. The sense of a boundless, even manic, extroversion bursting his wiry framehas long been a McDiarmid-Almeida Theater…