Submissions Tagged 'Joanne_Woodward'

During spring break 2002, I traveled to New York City for the express purpose of seeing a limited-engagement revival of Arthur Miller's _The Crucible_ at the Virginia Theater. The production featured Liam Neeson and Laura Linney as John and Elizabeth Proctor. _The Crucible_ is part of a clutch of what I consider the finest American plays (including Tennessee Williams's peerless _A Streetcar Named Desire_ and _The Glass Menagerie_).

It was, as I had hoped, magnificent, and after the play I braved the cold near the stage door in hopes of meeting the stars. It must have been the night Read more

There are so many ways to remember Paul Newman.

What _I_ remember is the night I saw him with his wife, Joanne Woodward, at a restaurant in Beverly Hills. At the time, they'd probably been married 30 years. They were holding hands and talking to each other. Whatever he was saying was making her toss her head back and laugh.

I remember she once said that to marry a man who can make you laugh is worth more than beauty or sexiness. I remember reading that his wedding present to her was a silver cup inscribed with the Read more

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