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"The Americans": episode explores what-if bomb scenario

Philip and Elizabeth thwart the bombing of an American university, yet they're unlikely to receive a medal for their actions.

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Monkey biz: "Trevor" on stage

Circle X Theatre Co.'s production of Trevor is a true gem that makes venturing forth to L.A.'s live stages a rewarding endeavor well worth the effort.

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The original working class hero: Figaro, Figaro, "Figaro"!

This noisy production of Figaro is playwright Charles Morey's freewheeling adaptation of the 1786 "The Marriage of Figaro."

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"The Americans": interesting story arc on "Walter Taffet"

In this episode, Martha's world begins to fall apart, both on a professional and personal level.

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"Fugue": Tell Tchaikovsky the news - sexual atonality

It was with great interest that I attended the world premiere of the cleverly titled "Fugue."

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The stakes are high in third season of "The Americans"

In the latest episode we learn about the deadly craft of spying as it plays out in these damaged souls' lives. Targets, assets, friends, lovers, rivals.

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"Queen & Country": No time for sergeant-majors

In the extremely enjoyable Queen & Country legendary English director John Boorman treads familiar ground we've seen in various films.

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"Birdman," "Turner," "McFarland": Triple-header film review

My movie buddy and I didn't really mind seeing a movie about pretentious people, but we felt that the entire thing was pretentious.

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West Coast premiere of "Hellman v. McCarthy"

As a Hollywood Blacklist historian, I've eagerly looked forward to seeing the fact-based "Hellman v. McCarthy."

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“The Night Alive”: Dubliners wish upon a star

This play is essentially about fringe characters yearning to get away from their boring existences. 

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