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The Donners are Deaded: Discussion of a Work in Progress

In Guide and (The Myth Of) Infinite Progress, an intriguing little double-bill-in-development at Williamsburg’s The Brick theater, Cara Marsh Sheffler and Luke Cissell have begun a journey to accomplish that feat. Their subject? The man whose book, The Emigrants’ Guide to Oregon, was behind the fateful “shortcut” taken by the Donner party in 1846: Lansford Warren Hastings, Esquire. Continue reading

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THEATER REVIEW: “Teeth of the Sons” at the Cherry Lane Theater

Teeth of the Sons by Joseph Sousa, at the Cherry Lane Theater, examines family and faith from the perspective of two brothers, each vying to be the one regarded as successful by the rest of their family – and in one’s case, his God. Continue reading

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