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The Land of Everywhere

THE LAND OF EVERYWHERE Vagabond Traveling Theatre at the Playwrights’ Center In order to better judge children’s plays, I’ve started to borrow my friends’ kids. Before I went to see Josh White III and Robert C. Williams’s The Land of Everywhere, I tried to get a loan of six-year-old Daniel. His mother wanted a synopsis […]

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High Hopes

Mike Leigh’s very watchable up-to-the-minute bulletin from Thatcher England centers on a posthippie working-class couple in London named Cyril (Philip Davis) and Shirley (Ruth Sheen), who are beautifully conceived and realized, as well as on Cyril’s mother (Edna Dore), his middle-class sister (Heather Tobias) and brother-in-law (Philip Jackson), and his mother’s yuppie next-door neighbors (Leslie […]