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  • ‘Lolita’ Revisited

    By Diane Arieff

    March 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Paula Vogel's "How I Learned to Drive" has come to the Mark Taper Forum, and one wonders if it has lost something in its trip across country. Despite an arresting performance by Brian Kerwin, its male lead, this Los Angeles production doesn't live up to the high expectations that...
  • Paula Vogel’s ‘Lolita’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Playwright Paula Vogel grew up in suburban Maryland, where the country clubs did not accept her Jewish father. She endured genteel but unmistaken anti-Semitism at Bryn Mawr.

    "Because I am a Jew and a woman, I understand marginalization," says Vogel, author of the Pulitzer...