Abigail M. Mcganney

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Oil Gluttony

Gillette Written by William Hauptman Director by David Wheeler At the Loeb Drama Center Through January 22 W ILLIAM Hauptman's

Ex Marks the Spot

K ING LEAR is at the Loeb Ex this weekend and next. There's nothing surprising in that, even though there

Hit Or Myth?

C OCTEAU described his 1926 play Orphee, an adaptation of the Greek myth, as "part farce, part meditation on death."

Food for Thought

The Dining Room By A.R. Gurney Directed by Fouad Onbargi At the Loeb Ex through this weekend T HE SHINING

Bloomsday at Harvard

S OON-TO-BE Jazz Great Jane Ira Bloom looked at home on the other side of the music stands last Wednesday

A Real Drag

L IKE LAST year's Room With A View, Maurice was adapted from an E.M. Forster novel by the Ivory-Merchant production

No Holds Bard

I AN MCKELLEN won a Tony Award for his portrayal of Salieri in Amadeus but is best-known in his native

Sizing Up a Genuine Bragg-Art

Britisher Billy Bragg titled his last album Talking With The Taxman About Poetry after a 1926 poen by Soviet poet

The Bacchae

By Euripides Directed by Eric Oleson Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Summer Theatre At the Loeb Drama Center through August 1 This

Harvard Theater

Written and directed by David Lee In Bolyston Auditorium tonight and tomorrow S ENIOR David Lee bills Them, his blessedly

They Write the Songs

H ow do you give spark to a song with a stale line like "Hold me tight"? How can you

Alley Oops

O NE-ACT PLAYS are risky business. Instead of being short and well-focused, they often end up with overwrought plots and

Sweet Charity

T HE SIXTH-GRADERS, poised for action, could only wait as the tape recorder ground out the Citystep dance troupe's soundtrack

The 'Moving Theatre' of Beau Jest

Beau Jest Moving Theatre Directed by Davis Robinson At the New Ehrlich Theatre Through March 1 T HEIR STYLE has

Curtain Call:

I N THE DAY ROOM, hot-shot novelist Don DeLillo turns insanity into a laughing matter. "Nothing original in that," you