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  • Theater’s Hall of Fame Inducts L.A.‘s Own

    By Tom Tugend

    March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    A few weeks ago, Gordon Davidson stood up in the Gershwin Theatre on New York's Broadway and, amidst the plaudits of his peers, was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame, in recognition of his lifetime achievement in the American theater.

    As speakers lauded his 33-year tenure as the...

  • ‘Enigma’ Brilliance

    By Tom Tugend

    May 13, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Novelist Abel Znorko, a Nobel laureate, has lived in solitude for 12 years on a remote Norwegian island, so close to the Arctic Circle that there are only two seasons -- six months of day and six months of night.

    His self-exile is broken only occasionally by a ferry that unloads his...

  • Strong Cider at the Taper

    By Tom Tugend

    August 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Strong Cider at the Taper

    By Tom Tugend, Contributing Editor

    "The Cider House Rules," which stretches over two nights and six hours, is a bit like a marathon race, in which the runner gets off to a slow start, picks up speed in the middle distance,...