Jerry Tallmer

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  • 6 years ago

    “KRAPP’S LAST TAPE,” by Samuel Beckett, and “THE ZOO STORY,” by Edward Albee, both presented by H.B. Lutz, Richard Barr, and Harry Joe Brown, Jr., at the Provincetown Playhouse. The Beckett directed by Alan Schneider, the ...

  • 10 years ago

    The comedy by William Shakespeare, presented outdoors and free in Central Park by Joseph Papp and the New York Summer Shakespeare Festival. Directed by Stuart Vaughan. July 31, 1957 Burlesque came back to New York with a bang last week when "Two G...

  • 10 years ago

    September 3, 1958 Lolita A novel by Vladimir Nabokov Putnam, $5 All writing begins somewhere on a scale streching from Farthest Inside to Farthest Outside. Vladimir Nabokov's widely heralded "Lolita" is the outsidest, most artificial book I've rea...

  • 11 years ago

    I think it was those red serpents that set the whole thing off. In the summer of 1955, some months before a fellow named Ed Fancher called to talk with me about joining Dan Wolf and himself in starting a new newspaper in Greenwich Village—tha...


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