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NYT: The Old Man & The Sea

A Playful Elderly Fellow Who Bonds With a Fish By ANITA GATES No matter what some of us think of Ernest Hemingway — his all too imitable blunt-understatement style, his unfashionably macho fascination with death and killing — we have to admit that the power of his language has aged remarkably well in the 48 years since his […]

19,Apr,2009 News, Reviews redcolobus
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Variety: The Old Man & the Sea

By FRANK RIZZO It’s not just about the sharks eating the spoils from a fading fisherman’s last great hurrah. It’s about what happens to the old man himself after he returns to shore, how his surrogate son is affected and what we think of obsession, aging and manhood. This reconsideration gives an added dramatic layer […]

9,Apr,2009 News, Reviews redcolobus
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NYT: Underneath the Lintel

Dewey Decimal Meets Da Vinci By ANITA GATES ”THE DA VINCI CODE” opened in movie theaters on the day I saw Glen Berger’s ”Underneath the Lintel” at the Long Wharf Theater. So it was fairly easy to get into the mood for an ancient religious mystery and a related quest involving extreme secrecy, intricate detective […]

28,May,2006 News, Reviews redcolobus
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Variety: Underneath the Lintel

By FRANK RIZZO We soon realize, in this riveting Long Wharf production, that the simple search is more than it first appears, as it reveals a cosmic puzzle that makes “The Da Vinci Code” seem like a game of hide-and-seek. On this rainy night, the Librarian has rented a dilapidated, leaking lecture hall (rendered with […]

22,May,2006 News, Reviews redcolobus
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