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Today Someone Remembered Me

Popular culture—or at least English-language popular culture—has been rather silent about the Khmer Rouge. Apart from The Killing Fields, a British film starring mostly British and American actors, there have been few onscreen attempts to reconcile with Pol Pot’s regime. Oddly, Angelina Jolie has figured in two, first as an actor and then as a […]

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Win Two Tickets to Esai’s Table

Cherry Lane Theatre 38 Commerce Street New York, NY 10014www.CherryLaneTheatre.org By Nathan YungerbergDirected by Stevie Walker-Webb “Entertaining and deeply moving” — The Barre Montpelier Times Argus Limited engagement runs March 21st through April 25th! In Esai’s Table, destiny meets eternity for three young black men atop an ancient magical table in this mythic tale of black lives, […]

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Your Compact, Too

In the summer of 1960, the metalworker Bird Wilson (Suazanne Darrell) takes in the orphaned daughter of her former lover. The daughter, Alma Jean Pierson (Ashley Noel Pierson), immediately runs afoul of Bird’s authority; the mother, Belle Pierson (Kayland Jordan), appears through a series of flashbacks. Meanwhile, Bird’s girlfriend, the loving and very-much-living Louise Sterling […]

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Are You Happy?

The stage is divided into three, each section dedicated to a different character at a different point in time. On stage right, Carol (Carla Gugino) is speaking to her husband, John (Richard Topol), for the first time since she slit her writs, took pills, and drank gin in a bathtub with the water left running. […]

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