Tag Archives: Kathleen Turner

Recommended Books: Memoirs

More recommendations: Recommended Fiction Recommended Non-Fiction MEMOIRS The Fervent Years: The Group Theatre And The Thirties, by Harold Clurman Probably the most famous of all the Group Theatre-related books. Harold Clurman writes his memories of that time and what those … Continue reading

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September 2018 Viewing Diary

Slacker (1990; d. Richard Linklater) Did a little walk down Richard Linklater lane, starting at the top, and then going all the over the place chronologically. If you think about Linklater, and his extraordinary body of work – and you … Continue reading

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The Books: “Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on My Life, Love, and Leading Roles” (Kathleen Turner)

Daily Book Excerpt: Entertainment Biography/Memoir Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on My Life, Love, and Leading Roles, by Kathleen Turner (with Gloria Feldt) I forget sometimes that Body Heat was Kathleen Turner’s debut. How is that possible? Her performance is so … Continue reading

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Kathleen Turner’s Triumph: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

I made my way to the theatre last night, in the mild drizzle, slogging my way through the unbelievably dense play-going crowds. I never get over the excitement, first of all, of just going to the theatre, and I felt … Continue reading

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“I swear to GOD George, if you even EXISTED I’d divorce you.”

I must see this: the revival of Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, which just opened here in New York. I had heard about the production long before it arrived, and thought: Of course. Kathleen Turner is perfect for that … Continue reading

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