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1994 Stories by Ann Walton Sieber

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  • A Talent to Bemuse

    published December 15, 1994

    Noel Coward was no Eugene O'Neill, nor did he want to be. His witty urban dramas were meant to entertain, nothing much more, and at that they... More >>

  • Worm's Eye Hamlet

    published November 17, 1994

    Consider the bit characters of the dramatic world. After they've strutted their 45 seconds on the stage, what occupies their time? Are they off... More >>

  • Children's Hour

    published November 3, 1994

    When asked about Arthur Miller's The Crucible, the ubiquitous response seems to be, "I vaguely remember it from high school." There's a reason... More >>

  • Three to the Beat

    published September 29, 1994

    The waltz is a simple and beguiling dance form, from its appealing one-two-three beat to its romantic, swirling motion. In The Waltz Project --... More >>

  • Life in Black & White

    published September 15, 1994

    Terry Moore doesn't look like what most people would consider to be the stereotypic comic-book artist. At 39, that age of receding dreams, he's... More >>

  • Lost in the Jungle

    published August 11, 1994

    Bertolt Brecht's In the Jungle of Cities has always been rather an endurance match. In its 1922 premiere run in Munich, the cryptic play was... More >>

  • Bad Licks for Dumb Hicks

    published July 21, 1994

    We all know about small Texas towns. We know about them funny (Greater Tuna, the Fertle family, etc.); we know about them straight (Last Picture... More >>

  • Daddy Dearest

    published June 30, 1994

    It's Lynnie's turn now. The baby of an Olympian acting family -- most especially Shakespearean actor and heartthrob Sir Michael Redgrave -- Lynn... More >>

  • Still Lives

    published April 21, 1994

    "I am absolutely dependent on my model ... They are the main theme of my work." -- Henri Matisse Tammy is... More >>

  • Returning to Her True Colors

    published February 17, 1994

    The night I saw For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, as it happened the playwright and director, Ntozake... More >>

  • The Color Purple -- and Blue, and Red and...

    published January 27, 1994

    Ntozake Shange was 27 in the summer of 1976 when her play hit Broadway, playing to "somewhat stunned audiences," as The New Yorker put it. Under... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published January 27, 1994

    thursday january 27 Sophia The New Music of the Houston Composers Alliance presents this one-hour, ten-movement liturgical... More >>

  • All the World's a Cage

    published January 13, 1994

    In John Cage's essay "Where are we going? What are we doing?," he wrote: "Here we are. Let us say Yes to our presence together in Chaos." ... More >>

  • Picks

    published January 13, 1994

    Thursday January 3 CAM Talks Another nifty lunch-time cultural opportunity here in cowtown, this from the Contemporary Arts Museum.... More >>

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