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Op-Ed: Beethoven's Promethean Concerto is best indie play of 2017

Lindenhurst - With 2017 coming to a close, "Beethoven's Promethean Concerto in C Minor WoO" is the best independent theatrical production of 2017

Cindi Sansone-Braff back with 'Beethoven's Promethean Concerto'

Lindenhurst - Playwright Cindi Sansone-Braff has written a full-length play "Beethoven's Promethean Concerto in C Minor WoO," which will make its debut on Long Island on August 5 and 6.

Cindi Sansone-Braff talks 'Beethoven's Promethean Concerto' Special

Lindenhurst - Long Island personality and playwright Cindi Sansone-Braff chatted with Digital Journal about her upcoming production "Beethoven’s Promethean Concerto in C Minor WoO."

Damien Leith discusses his new one-man play Special

The Irish-born singer/songwriter /actor/playwright has come a long way since winning Australian Idol in 2006. He discusses his new one-man play with Digital Journal.

Amiri Baraka, activist, poet, and playwright, has died

Newark - Poet, playwright, novelist, activist, and former New Jersey poet laureate, Amiri Baraka, died Thursday at the age of 79.

Grave for fictional play character appears in Norway cemetery

Oslo - A grave site paying homage to a fictitious character in a play written by Henrik Ibsen was recently discovered on the grounds of Vår Frelsers cemetery.

'Iceland' thaws out relationships with money and each other Special

Toronto - 'Iceland' is a Canadian play that premiered last summer to much acclaim. It presents three monologues that examine the banking crisis, revealing our own attitudes to money, opportunity, wealth, and success in the process.

Black Comedy is in Style — Cid Andrenelli, Artist and Writer Special

Rometta - Finding an enigmatic artist and activist whose talents cross multiple mediums is rare to find. Italian artist, writer and playwright Cid Andrenelli is one of these unique talents.

‘Hachiko’ screenplay writer Kaneto Shindo dead at age 100

Tokyo - The Japanese director and play writer Kaneto Shindo, known for directing films such as "Children of Hiroshima" and writing the screenplay for the movie “Hachiko, a dog’s story”, died yesterday at his home in Tokyo, at the age of 100.

'Hughie' is a man for our times Special

Toronto - Long Day’s Journey Into Night, The Iceman Cometh and Moon For The Misbegotten are some of Eugene O’Neill’s best-known works, but another is rising to join their celebrated ranks.

Nobel Laureate Playwright Harold Pinter Dies at 78

Playwright Harold Pinter, praised as the most influential British playwright of his generation and a longtime voice of political protest, has died after a long battle with cancer.

YouTube Video Reveals Details Of British Playwright's Ugly Divorce

British playwright, Tricia Walsh-Smith, posted video on YouTube accusing her multimillionaire husband of sleaze and porn. The 6-minute rant shows a desperate woman who employed desperate measures.

Playwright Wendy Wasserstein: Female Voice of Her Generation

WASHINGTON (voa) - 'The Heidi Chronicles,' 1989 Pulitzer prize-winning play by Wendy Wasserstein, is the latest production by L.A. Theater Works, an organization dedicated to producing new and classic American plays for radio broadcast and audio recor...

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