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Close-Up on The Apple Family Plays

Casey de Pont | October 21, 2014
Close-Up on The Apple Family Plays

Updated April 17, 2020 Originally premiering on Theater Close-Up in October 2014, THIRTEEN, in special collaboration with the Public Theater, is delighted to make Richard Nelson’s four-play Apple Family cycle available again for a limited period of streaming from April …

Close-Up on London Wall

Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 21, 2014
Close-Up on London Wall

THIRTEEN’s new Off-Broadway series, Theater Close-Up, premiered October 2 with John Van Druten’s London Wall from The Mint Theater Company. Want to learn more about the Mint and this acclaimed production? Read on, dear theater lover! About the Play London …

Raising Velcro: A Q&A with Ana Salceda

Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 15, 2014
Raising Velcro: A Q&A with Ana Salceda

In 2000, in the jungles of Panama, journalist Ana Salceda had a chance encounter with a tiny orphaned sloth, which she named Velcro. For nearly two years, the pair was inseparable until Salceda reintroduced Velcro back to the wild. A …

Forever Summertime

Casey de Pont | October 15, 2014
Forever Summertime

When George and Ira Gershwin began setting DuBose Heyward’s lyrics to the now iconic tune of Summertime in 1933, the brothers likely had no idea how ubiquitous their composition would eventually become. Over 25,000 different versions have been recorded, with …

10 More Women Who Changed Hollywood

Casey de Pont | October 7, 2014
10 More Women Who Changed Hollywood

Women have been present in the film industry since its inception, but often in roles that make them all but invisible. Makers: Women in Film brings due recognition to those who have worked hard to make Hollywood more inclusive. While …

Downton Abbey Dish #29

Deborah Gilbert | October 6, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #29

OK kids, time to take a breather from binge-watching The Roosevelts to get back to another crazy, mixed-up family: The Crawleys. The Roosevelts series was fabulous though, wasn’t it? But I was disappointed about one thing: That Ken Burns egregiously …

Downton Abbey Dish #29, Continued: Exhibit at Winterthur

Deborah Gilbert | October 6, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #29, Continued: Exhibit at Winterthur

As you enter the The Costumes of Downton Abbey exhibit at the Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, Delware, you are greeted by this very fitting quote from Oscar Wilde, “I love acting because it’s so much more real than life.”   Lidz …

Downton Abbey Dish #28

Deborah Gilbert | September 12, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #28

Greetings Downtonians! This summer has flown by and I feel that I have been a bit remiss in attending to my Downton Abbey Dispatch duties. But now that there’s a little nip in the air, I’ve been thinking about pulling …

Downton Abbey Dish #27

Deborah Gilbert | July 27, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #27

What better way to beat the summer heat than with some reruns of wintertime shows? You can settle down in front of the telly and pretend you’re snowed in in February (which you likely didn’t appreciate at the time, but …

Top 10 Reasons to Love Sir Ian McKellen

Elisa Lichtenbaum | July 17, 2014
Top 10 Reasons to Love Sir Ian McKellen

London Lovebirds: Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi in Vicious. (Photo: ITV/Brown Eyed Boy Limited 2013) Vicious, the latest addition to THIRTEEN’s popular Britcom line-up, stars Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as London partners who bicker so much they …

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