By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
People reading the business news recently may have glossed over a report that a Washington claims-court ruled that a particular plaintiff could pursue its case against the U.S. government. Much more is riding on this determination, however, than is apparent at first blush. To paraphrase Arthur Miller, a terrible thing might be happening, so we must pay attention.
Anna Deavere Smith has won one of the largest and most prestigious awards in the arts.
It's a virtual law, maybe even a commandment, of all literature classes: Write what you know. Don't forget to write what you know. Playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes agrees _ up to a point.
FBI files on Marilyn Monroe that could not be located months ago have been found and reissued, revealing the names of some of the movie star's acquaintances who drew concern from government officials and her own entourage.
FBI files on Marilyn Monroe that could not be located earlier this year have been found and re-issued, revealing the names of some of the movie star's communist-leaning friends who drew concern from government officials and her own entourage.
In a decision that will make many a man sigh unhappily, Scarlett Johansson won't be bringing sexy back to Broadway.
For a man who built his career on word economy, the title is pretty darned long _ The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
For a man who built his career on word economy, the title is pretty darned long — the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Like many of the stars of her era, Marilyn Monroe's movements, relationships and comments weren't just devoured by fans _ they were followed closely by the FBI.
Katie Holmes has decided what her first major acting project will be since announcing her divorce from Tom Cruise: Broadway.
The bittersweet musical "Once" captured the hearts of Tony Award voters on Sunday night, winning eight trophies and earning bragging rights as the top musical on Broadway, even as most shows came away with at least something to crow about.
A reworked version of the Gershwin opera "Porgy and Bess" has won the Tony Award for best musical revival.
Steve Kazee (kuh-ZEE) has won the Tony Award for best lead actor in a musical for his heartfelt and touching performance in "Once."
The bittersweet musical "Once" has jumped out to a lead at the 2012 Tony Awards, taking four honors so far, including best direction of a musical. But "Peter and the Starcatcher" was close behind with three awards.
The bittersweet musical "Once" and the inventive play "Peter and the Starcatcher" are going head-to-head for the most Tony Awards. Both had four as the night hit its halfway point.
Monroe's then-husband, playwright Arthur Miller, wrote the script for her to give her a meatier role.
In an eerily ironic quote from Eli Wallach as he's toasting Monroe's character for her vitality, he says: "Here's to your life, Roslyn. I hope it goes on forever."