This is a blog about the arts in New York City and the rest of America, written by Terry Teachout. Terry is a critic, biographer, playwright, director, librettist, recovering musician, and inveterate blogger. In addition to theater, he writes here and elsewhere about all of the other arts--books, … [Read More...]Billy and Me, my second play, received its world premiere on December 8 at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, Fla., where it will run through December 31.
Replay: the Friar’s Club roasts Ed SullivanJanuary 19, 2018 by Terry Teachout The Friar’s Club roasts Ed Sullivan on The Ed Sullivan Show. This episode, originally telecast by CBS on November 9, 1958, is hosted by Jack Carter and features Joey Bishop, Walter Cronkite, Rocky Graziano, Jack E. Leonard, Joe E. Lewis, Phil Silvers, and Wayne & Shuster:VIDEO(This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in this space each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday)
In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column, I review a Philadelphia-area revival of Paul Osborn’s Morning’s at Seven. Here’s an excerpt. Paul Osborn’s “Morning’s at Seven,” the story of four sisters on the near shore of old age whose lives haven’t worked out the way they planned, is a great American play that ought to be far better known than it is—though the fact that it’s still known at all is surprising enough.
@sarahw@heybonanos When I first saw this citation style in "The Power Broker" decades ago, I thought: if I ever write a biography, I'm doing it just like Caro. I kept my promise, and have kept on keeping it ever since.
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