What Theatre Awards Are Good For (And What They’re Not Good For)

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“Theater awards matter because theater vanishes. Paintings, sculptures, novels, and poems can last for centuries, or millennia. And, while scripts live on, productions themselves last only as long as that magical assemblage of actors, stagehands, musicians, stage managers, craftspeople and front-of-house staff are together.”

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Actor Sam Kelly, Star Of “‘Allo, ‘Allo”, Dead At 70

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“Equally at home in panto and Pinter, sitcom and Shakespeare, Sam Kelly … was a quirky, instantly recognisable character actor, often playing beyond his natural age, and often peering through rimless spectacles like a mole pushing through to the surface. And once there, he quipped and cavorted with the best of them.”

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Angelin Preljocaj’s Heart Of Darkness

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“There is a very, very dark side in humanity,” says the Albanian-French choreographer. “There is something light and beautiful in humanity, but my way of fighting against the very hard part is to show it and not to answer a question but to ask a question on that.”

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