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2008-10-16 21:00:14

Tony Award-winning actors Bill Irwin and Nathan Lane have signed on to star in the new Broadway production of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot." To be directed by Tony Award-winner Anthony Page, the show is set to begin preview performances April 10 at Studio 54, with an opening night planned for April 30, the Roundabout Theatre Company announced.

2008-10-03 06:00:15

By Claudia Puig Rachel Getting Married is a bit of a misnomer. Though the story is structured around the marriage of Rachel, the movie is all about Kym, a neurotic recovering addict and prodigal daughter, played powerfully by Anne Hathaway.

2008-09-28 03:00:17

By Glenn Whipp "Rachel Getting Married" began life when Sidney Lumet's daughter, Jenny, imagined a young bride looking at herself in a three-way mirror. Then her sister bursts into the room, and the moment is either enhanced or ... destroyed. Or perhaps a little of both.

2008-07-26 21:00:30

By Bob Audette, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 26--BRATTLEBORO -- Radiation levels measured at the fence line of Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant were 30 percent higher in 2007 than in 2006.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.