Pamela Gordon

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  • 18 years ago | Stage

    Smallpox, cholera, and polio -- diseases that a century ago killed or disabled hundreds of thousands of people -- have all but been eliminated from the Western world by virtue of vaccinations, antibiotics, and improved sanitation. Such eradication...

  • 18 years ago | Stage

    Move over, Medea. Drama's quintessential bad mother, who killed her children to take revenge on her husband, has some serious competition in the title character of Nicholas Wright's Mrs. Klein. Closely based on the controversial therapist known fo...

  • 18 years ago | Stage

    Neil Simon has written 30 plays and numerous screenplays since 1960. Undeniably one of America's most prolific writers, he is also one of the most abundantly produced. Four of his comedies ran simultaneously on Broadway during the 1966-67 season. ...

  • 18 years ago | Stage

    In Jon Robin Baitz's drama Three Hotels, the wife of a corporate executive delivers a speech to wives who are about to move to the Third World for the first time. Barbara Hoyle, whose husband's company markets baby formula to mothers in developing...

  • 19 years ago | Stage

    Since the early 1980s, Jane Martin has been offering the world well-received comedies and dramas such as Talking With ..., a series of monologues by diverse women, and Keely and Du, an absurdist twist on the pro-choice debate in which a pregnant w...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    Info: Edward Albee's Mindscape The acclaimed playwright (and part-time Coconut Grove resident) remains an unparalleled observer of our culture -- and a genuine stickler for details By Pamela Gordon Edward Albee stands in the light while everyone e...