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Eric Burdon

by The Staff May 15, 2013

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  Eric Burdon has probably seen a lot of crazy shit. Known for his strong stage persona and having been in rock & roll for more than 50 years, he’s fronted two seminal ’60s and ’70s ...

The Egg

War Stories

by Erin Pihlaja May 8, 2013

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  When Brianna Carter, age 17, first met the nine female veterans whose stories are the heart of the play, On Her Shoulders, she was surprised. She had expected, as she describes, the “G.I. Jane” type—the ...

Steamer No. 10 Theatre

An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War

by The Staff September 21, 2012

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This weekend—and, yes, you can drop by on Sunday again—the New York State Museum will open an ambitious exhibit dedicated to examining the place of the Empire State in the greatest conflict ever fought on ...

New York State Museum

Ajax in Iraq

by The Staff April 11, 2012

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In Sophocles’ tragedy Ajax, a proud, vengeful soldier is double-crossed by rivals, tricked by the gods and shamed before his colleagues and family. It is a drama about the values the ancient Greeks held about ...

Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater

War, Material and Lies Part II

by The Staff September 7, 2011

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Following up on its 2008 exhibit, Time & Space Limited will open War: Material and Lies Part II this weekend. As the gallery notes explain, this is part of “a series dedicated to thinking about ...

Time and Space Limited

Tennis in Nablus

by The Staff September 7, 2011

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“Tragipoliticomedy” may sound like a new Daily Show buzzword for the current state of national affairs, but it’s the genre-bending term coined to describe Ismail Khalidi’s Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Competition-winning play, Tennis in Nablus. The tale ...

Stageworks/Hudson