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A COMPOSER ‘IMAGINES’ BECKETT

IMAGINING BECKETT Composer Michael Roth’s 30-year journey with Samuel Beckett’s Imagination Dead Imagine More than 35 years ago, a 21-year-old composer living with his parents in Long Island had the chutzpah to imagine a collaboration with one of the most revolutionary figures in the history of English-speaking theater. And, as sometimes happens to determined dreamers, …

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JUST AS YOU’D LIKE IT

JUST AS YOU’D LIKE IT The forest of Arden comes alive at Shakespeare’s Globe in London Three qualities that make a production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It unforgettable are a most appealing Rosalind, intriguing Jacques, and sprightly pace to move things along without feeling hurried. At Shakespeare’s Globe in London, during summer 2015, …

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AFTERTHOUGHTS: ‘CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND’

AFTERTHOUGHTS ‘Rock’ and a hard place Lauren Yee’s dive into 1970s Cambodian pop lands her amid standing ovations. The audience at the first Saturday night performance of Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band, a new play with music receiving its world premiere at South Coast Repertory through March 25, had remained seated and soundless as a …

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INTERMISSION

INTERMISSION 15 Minutes with . . . theater artists and musicians. AMY BRENNEMAN Two interviews, from 2008 and 2013, preview Brenneman’s appearances in Top Girls for a radio taping by TheatreWorks, and the Geffen Playhouse production of Rapture, Blister, Burn. • READ BETTY BUCKLEY When Betty Buckley isn’t in a major musical, like the recent …

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