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Arthur Miller writes George Cukor a telegraph about Marilyn

“I just wanted to thank you for the way you have behaved toward Marilyn. The picture, of course, is important to her and to you, but immeasurably more important are the precious days and weeks of her life which your patience and skill and understanding have made humanly meaningful for her. 68 more words

Marilyn

Five Fascinating Facts about Arthur Miller

Interesting Arthur Miller trivia

1. Arthur Miller’s father lost virtually everything in the 1929 Wall Street crash. Miller’s play Death of a Salesman (1949) was informed by personal experience: in 1929, when Miller was still a boy, his father Isidore lost much of his fortune in the famous stock-market crash of 1929. 505 more words

Literature

Backstage on Broadway: Two-time Oscar nominee, Saoirse Ronan, make debut in 'The Crucible'

“I grew up listening to stories of his in theatre world, in New York, and the friends that he had,” Saoirse Ronan remembered.

Two-time Oscar nominee, Saoirse Ronan, is following in her father’s footsteps, taking the stage for the first time. 410 more words

Broadway

Quebec actress Madeleine Sherwood of The Crucible, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof dies at 93

Madeleine Sherwood, a distinguished Montreal-born character actress who played saints and sinners on Broadway and TV and who endured blacklisting in the 1950s and a prison term in the 1960s for her civil rights activism, died April 23 at her home in Saint-Hippolyte. 901 more words

Movies

Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – Barton Fink

The best cure for writer’s block is sometimes just writing. Look at Joel and Ethan Coen. Stuck trying to figure out the complex plot machinations of their convoluted gangster film  728 more words

Filmlab

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Dear Friends,

Last night we watched a wonderful performance Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller on WLIW Channel 21 (Long Island PBS). Who knew?!?

This is such an amazing play that was set in France during WWII.  113 more words

Recommendations

A Mirror Held Up to the World: Examining the American Dream

“I suspect there will never be a requiem for a dream, simply because it will destroy us before we have the opportunity to mourn it’s passing.” 583 more words

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