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A Nerve-Racking Final Round Adds Drama to Golf’s Fan-Free Return

A Nerve-Racking Final Round Adds Drama to Golf’s Fan-Free Return

A Nerve-Racking Final Round Adds Drama to Golf’s Fan-Free Return A Nerve-Racking Final Round Adds Drama to Golf’s Fan-Free Return The PGA Tour returned from a three-month layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday. But to golf fans worldwide, the true measure, and appeal, of a tour event is a taut, nerve-racking final round. If the scheduled 18 holes …

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A Backstage Walk That’s Pure Drama

A Backstage Walk That’s Pure Drama

A Backstage Walk That’s Pure Drama A Backstage Walk That’s Pure Drama STUTTGART, Germany — Midway through “We Are Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On,” a theatrical walkabout through the Stuttgart State Theaters, I had one of the most intense experiences of my theatergoing life. Standing in front of a two-way mirror, I stared in fascination, and a little …

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The Drive-In Theater: Keeping Drama Alive During the Lockdown

The Drive-In Theater: Keeping Drama Alive During the Lockdown

The Drive-In Theater: Keeping Drama Alive During the Lockdown The Drive-In Theater: Keeping Drama Alive During the Lockdown Patrick Kingsley, an international correspondent, and Laetitia Vancon, a photojournalist, are driving more than 3,700 miles to explore the reopening of the European continent after coronavirus lockdowns. Read all their dispatches. PRAGUE — To attend her first play in more than two …

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How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain

How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain

How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain LONDON — This Easter, James Graham, the playwright and screenwriter, was worried. His latest show, “Quiz,” was about to be broadcast in Britain, but the country had only recently gone into lockdown. He was concerned people might not want to watch a …

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Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’

Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’

Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’ Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’ Woody Allen has claimed Dylan Farrow’s allegation that he sexually abused her when she was seven years old was “false [but] a great tabloid drama”. After the MeToo movement emerged, renewed focus was brought to allegations that the …

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‘Smash,’ NBC’s Short-Lived Musical Drama, Eyes the Stage

‘Smash,’ NBC’s Short-Lived Musical Drama, Eyes the Stage

‘Smash,’ NBC’s Short-Lived Musical Drama, Eyes the Stage ‘Smash,’ NBC’s Short-Lived Musical Drama, Eyes the Stage The NBC drama “Smash,” though both loved and abhorred when it premiered in 2012, has since grown into a cult favorite among theater buffs. There were flashy musical numbers! Christian Borle sitting at a piano! The high stakes of putting on a show! (Critics …

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The Eddy review: Damien Chazelle’s jazz drama sounds wonderful but the plot feels like an afterthought

The Eddy review: Damien Chazelle’s jazz drama sounds wonderful but the plot feels like an afterthought

The Eddy review: Damien Chazelle’s jazz drama sounds wonderful but the plot feels like an afterthought The Eddy review: Damien Chazelle’s jazz drama sounds wonderful but the plot feels like an afterthought To paraphrase the old joke about vegans, we know Damien Chazelle loves jazz because he tells us. His debut, Whiplash, depicted the sado-masochistic relationship between a drum teacher …

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The A Word review: The pioneering if understated drama returns at just the right time

The A Word review: The pioneering if understated drama returns at just the right time

The A Word review: The pioneering if understated drama returns at just the right time The A Word review: The pioneering if understated drama returns at just the right time Filmed in the lovely Lake District before it was turned into a forbidden zone, The A Word (BBC1) might actually, if accidentally, be the perfect TV in the age of …

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Isolation Stories review, episode one: Sheridan Smith shines in first TV drama made under lockdown

Isolation Stories review, episode one: Sheridan Smith shines in first TV drama made under lockdown

Isolation Stories review, episode one: Sheridan Smith shines in first TV drama made under lockdown Isolation Stories review, episode one: Sheridan Smith shines in first TV drama made under lockdown For pure gumption alone, Isolation Stories (ITV1) – the first TV drama to be made during the coronavirus lockdown – deserves to be applauded. Its stars had a heavy haul …

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Want to Be an Instant Expert on Film Noir? Watch This Drama

Want to Be an Instant Expert on Film Noir? Watch This Drama

Want to Be an Instant Expert on Film Noir? Watch This Drama Want to Be an Instant Expert on Film Noir? Watch This Drama Maybe it’s our gloomy national mood, the programming on Turner Classic Movies or the Columbia Noir series currently streaming on the Criterion Channel. But cinephiles have been chattering again about film noir, a category that is …

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