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At London's Old Vic, 'Camp Siegfried' probes American Nazis

Sep. 16, 2021 03:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — What could be more American than summer camp? It has fresh air, sailing, cookouts — and, in Bess Wohl’s new play, swastikas. “Camp Siegfried” is based on a real-life camp on Long Island in the 1930s that indoctrinated young German-Americans into...

Rarely seen Tennessee Williams story set in post-WWII Italy

Sep. 15, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Tennessee Williams, Rome was a longtime love affair, “the capitol of my heart” with its skies of “stainless blue” and cathedral domes “bathed in golden light.” At times, he worried about how Romans felt in return. ...

'On Broadway' documentary offers hope for New York theater

Aug. 19, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is down right now, struggling to reopen after being shuttered during the pandemic. But it has been down before and gotten back up. That's the message of “On Broadway,” a new documentary celebrating the history of the Great White Way. ...

With fluent French, Jodie Foster at home again in Cannes

Jul. 07, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — “I got one thing to say before I sit down,” said Spike Lee during the Cannes Film Festival opening ceremony. "I wish I could speak French like Jodie Foster!” In the first two days of Cannes, one thing everyone can agree on is that Jodie...