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Uta Hagen: Actor, Teacher, Author, and Human Rights Advocate

Uta Thyra Hagen (June 12th, 1919 – January 14, 2004) had one of the longest and most impressive acting careers in American theater. Her work was expansive and dynamic, shaping a generation of emerging actors in the mid-to-late 20th century. …

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They Lived on West 9th Street: Dashiell Hammett

They Lived on West 9th Street: Dashiell Hammett is the 4th in a series. Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) is arguably one of the most mysterious and alluring characters of American 20th century literature. Dashing and …

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Greenwich Village: Birthplace of Modern American Drama part 4 in a series

Believe it or not, the Soho Playhouse is actually within the Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District, which was designated 50 years ago this week, a district which is part of the larger South Village.  At 15 Vandam, it might have continued as …

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