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Review: 'Thérèse Raquin' by Émile Zola

‘Thérèse was lithe and strong; she grasped him, throwing her head back while burning lights and passionate smiles flickered across her face…’

It’s no secret that the 19th century wasn’t the greatest time to be a woman – especially not a woman abandoned by her father, left to the whims of her well-meaning but overbearing aunt, and pressured into marriage with her cousin like the titular heroine of ‘Thérèse Raquin’. 404 more words

Meet the Eligible Shows (Part 1)

As the cut-off date for eligibility is coming up this week on April 28th, let’s take a look at the shows that have made the official jump to being Tony Eligible! 515 more words

Tony Awards

REVIEW: 'Thérèse Raquin' (1953)

Title: ‘Thérèse Raquin’
1953, France/Italy
Director: Marcel Carné
Cast: Simone Signoret, Raf Vallone, Jacques Duby

Based on the novel by Emile Zola, ‘Thérèse Raquin’ is the story of a beautiful woman married to the most annoying and pathetic man in France. 139 more words


Therese Raquin by Emile Zola

I am working my way through the classics and I find it easier to listen to them rather than read them. Probably something to do with the language and the style of writing. 155 more words


Nonprofit Theater Round Up: Fall 2015

Now that I’m an adult, I’ve been seeing more plays lately, and nonprofit theater offers a great selection of interesting, thought-provoking shows. Grabbing big stars with short, limited engagement runs, both Roundabout Theatre Company and Manhattan Theatre Club have started their seasons with good shows and amazing performances. 507 more words


Bowie good. Pacino bad. Pacino bad. Bowie good. Depends who you ask.

All these decades of theater-going haven’t taught me a damn thing.

About two weeks ago I saw Lazarus while it was still in previews at the New York Theater Workshop in the East Village. 840 more words

The Play's The Thing

Therese Raquin - Why so Serious?  

There are certain plays where I’d like to have been privy to the prologue. What was George doing Saturday before he went to the park on Sunday? 287 more words