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The Dueling Critics Review VIETGONE

The Dueling Critics Review VIETGONE

The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, review Writers Theatre's production of VIETGONE. And they look back at the career of theater artist and film actress Barbara Harris. 

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"Every nuance is brought out, I mean really, I feel like every piece the playwright put in there, the director pulled out with her really superior cast." - Kelly Kleiman talking about Writers Theatre's produciton of VIETGONE.  

 Emjoy Gavino and Matthew Yee in “Vietgone.” (Photo credit: Michael Brosilow)

Emjoy Gavino and Matthew Yee in “Vietgone.” (Photo credit: Michael Brosilow)

Both the Dueling Critics recommend Writers Theatre's production of VIETGONE. It's running through September 23.

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In sad news, Barbara Harris, a Broadway star and film actress, passed away last week.  The Evanston native was an early member of Chicago's improv community, who went on to have tremendous success on stage and on film.  Harris was 83. 

 Barbara Harris

Barbara Harris

Music Writer Peter Margasak Ready For Next Chapter

Music Writer Peter Margasak Ready For Next Chapter

Does the Academy Awards Need a Best Popular Film Category?

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