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Ms. Milarch (and Her Vagina) Go to Lansing

Davi Napoleon |
06.16.2012
Julia Glander, Eve Ensler, Ruth Crawford So, if you’ve come in late, here’s what happened in Act One: The Michigan State legislature put so many restrictions on women’s healthc... ...read more
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No New NPR Car Talks–But a New Musical

Davi Napoleon |
06.09.2012
Earlier this week, NPR announced that the Magliozzi brothers—you may know them as Click and Clack—are retiring. Stations will air favorite segments of Car Talk as reruns. ... ...read more
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David Wheeler and the Theater Company of Boston Remembered

Davi Napoleon |
01.11.2012
Here’s a story I wrote about David Wheeler, who died last week, and his marvelous theater in Boston, which predeceased him. I got to know David when he was at Robert Brustein&#... ...read more

Hurricane Irene Bombs on Broadway

Davi Napoleon |
08.28.2011
After the flood of brilliant pre-show publicity—other shows on the Rialto shut down in anticipation of its arrival—Hurricane Irene turned out to be far less powerful a productio... ...read more

Loss of Liberty and the Pursuit of Theater

Davi Napoleon |
06.30.2011
According to the New York Times, two years ago, inmates in California had access to opportunities in the arts, activities that probably reduced recidivism. Then, there was an ar... ...read more

Remembering the Dead at Tony Time

Davi Napoleon |
06.09.2011
Each year at the Tony Awards, the celebration halts for a few minutes to pay tribute to the artists we’ve lost during the year, actors, directors, designers, producers. This yea... ...read more
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Robert Brustein and His Dads

Davi Napoleon |
06.04.2011
Brustein You don’t have to share a gene pool to be someone’s kid. He doesn’t have to adopt you. Hell, he doesn’t even have to know who you are. I hadn’t met Robert Bruste... ...read more
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Selling Myself for School

Davi Napoleon |
05.09.2011
Schoolbiz This isn’t a pretty story. I don’t go around telling it, even to good friends. But a journalist’s job is to convince people to reveal what they wish they hadn’t, and... ...read more

Latest Up-to-the-Split-Second “Spider-Man” News! Read All About It!!

Davi Napoleon |
03.09.2011
“Producer Suggests Taymor Will Step Aside” blasts the New York Times. On the afternoon of March 9, 2011, this latest Spider-Man headline, accompanied by a photo of o... ...read more
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Michigan Theater in Crisis: Film Tax Incentives in Jeopardy

Davi Napoleon |
02.27.2011
Spring Awakening In the last few months, I visited some of the theaters in Southeast and Central Michigan, and what’s going on is unprecedented in this region. Theaters are ... ...read more

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