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Vincent Kartheiser will swap his sharp suits for ruffles and coattails. The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis announced that the “Mad Men” star will play Mr. Darcy in its summer production of “Pride and Prejudice.” The adaptation by...
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ReutersLOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Pleasant" is one of those words that English teachers and editors always put on their verboten lists for aspiring writers as being too vague and namby-pamby. But pleasant is the perfect word with which to describe "The...
AP Drama WriterNEW YORK (AP) — To find their Mr. Darcy, the Guthrie Theater in Minnesota has turned to a Mad Man. Vincent Kartheiser, who plays the malcontent Pete Campbell on AMC's "Mad Men," will star this summer in a new Guthrie production of "Pride and...
ReutersMay 17 (TheWrap.com) - "Pleasant" is one of those words that English teachers and editors always put on their verboten lists for aspiring writers as being too vague and namby-pamby. But pleasant is the perfect word with which to describe "The English...
"A library should be the heart of a city." Steven S. Choi, mayor of Irvine, said this in his Jan. 29 article in the Orange County Register. This is a theme that has been repeated many times by those who know the benefits of libraries, who know that even...
"The Mother" Take heart, ye sons and daughters of the revolution — "The Mother" hears you, loud and clear. Director Max Truax's stark but soaring take on Bertolt Brecht's tale of awakening class consciousness in Mother Russia before the...
Less than a year after “The Great Gatsby” was published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald was paid $16,666 for the film rights. “Come and see it all!” beckons the trailer for the silent film. “And enjoy the entertainment thrill of...
(This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
ReutersMay 13 (TheWrap.com) - Viewers of "Welcome to Sanditon," an upcoming web series based on an unfinished Jane Austen manuscript, will be able to create their own characters and finish the work of the famed British writer, the producers told TheWrap on...
Should we condemn Mrs. Bennet, the hilariously inept matchmaker in Jane Austen's “Pride and Prejudice,” for repeatedly sabotaging her daughters' prospects with her own uncouth behavior and transparent gold-digging? Or should we commend her...
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
The Costa Mesa Technology Library is set to re-open in its new location on the northwest corner of Fairview Road and Wilson Street, next to the Subway sandwich shop, on April 30. The "Open House" will be from 1 to 4 p.m., complete with prizes. Check it...
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