TITLE

ROBERT BRUSTEIN ON THEATER: Forty Million Frenchmen

AUTHOR(S)
Brustein, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;7/5/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 1/2, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines two public shows this month, one of which was the state funeral of former President Ronald Reagan, and the other which was the 2004 Tony award ceremonies. Outrage of the author over the attempt to declare Ronald Reagan one of the great presidents in history; Thoughts on the real legacies of the Reagan years; Segue from a show business presidency to a show business ceremony at the recent Tony awards; Reasons why "Avenue Q" ran off with awards over the theatrical production of "Caroline or Change"; Kudos for Jefferson Mays, the star of "My Own Wife."
ACCESSION #
13577846

 

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