Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775

Winningham's winning roles a musical tuneful off-Broadway
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I'd walk a million miles for one of her smiles, sure -- but I'd walk "10 Million Miles" for one of her frowns -- those comical, upside-down, clown-caked put-upon pouts. And for those more serious sad and searing facial strains at the edge of happiness, where the lips serve as a tightrope of time and tears tugging for a time...
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Jonathan Hadary brings a class act to the detention-room disciples of 'Spamalot'
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Small world, isn't it? Within 17 years, Jonathan Hadary has gone from king of the squares in "Gypsy" to king of the roundtable in "Spamalot." Indeed, from haimish Herbie to courtly King Arthur just proves how artful Hadary the heartfelt really is. Evidence is right there every night on stage at the Shubert on Broadway as Hadary hightails it to...
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Ah, how soon they forget, murmurs with great regret a caller on the other end of the line feeling ratted out by "Ratatouille." But this is not just any run-of-the-rodent complaint. This is Feivel Mousekewitz kvetching! "It seems like only yesterday," says the mouse-out-of-kilter of what was then an immigrant infestation of Jewish vermin when "An American Tail" premiered in...
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It's always an adventure to open a book dealing with someone of supreme talent about whom you know little or -- better still -- nothing at all. Each time you do so, it makes you acutely aware of how many noteworthy writers and artists have fallen through the cracks during every period of history. And when you consider women artists...
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Life is just lovely on Djerba
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The island of Djerba is an enchanting destination. Even in the 21st century, the low-lying sandy island, located off the southeast coast of Tunisia, is a place where tradition and mythology still survive. According to Homer in The Odyssey , Djerba was the "Land of the Lotus Eaters." He wrote that after landing, Odysseus and his crew were given "flowering...
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