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Jack, or the Omission

As a general rule, reviews–particularly reviews of other people’s work–don’t really get under my skin. However, Jack Helbig’s review of Jack, or the Submission (May 10) has had me scratching my head for days, so I just have to ask: was the body of the piece somehow inadvertently deleted, or did Jack actually submit (pun […]

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Lost in Translation

To the editors: Regarding your review of City Lit Theater’s current production The White Paper [July 30]: Albert Williams termed our accidental omission of the translator’s name from the program “reprehensible.” While that is perhaps a rather strong adjective for a simple oversight, I find it curious (if not actually “reprehensible”) that he attempts to […]

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O Elusive Truth

To the editors: Happy as I was to have Live Bait and City Lit’s “Poetry Under the Lights” series featured on the calendar page [November 16], I was startled by several misconceptions which appear to have resulted from Ms. De Zutter’s brief interview with me. Allow me to correct them: (1) The title of City […]

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Credit Error

To the editors: Happy as I was to read Jack Helbig’s enthusiastic reponse to The Castle [May 4], his review contained a factual error which I feel bound to correct. In comparing The Castle to City Lit’s production last spring of Henry James’ The American, Mr. Helbig mistakenly credited me with directing and adapting both […]