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Three on the Aisle: How (Not) to Turn a Play Into a Movie

On this back-to-the-season edition, Terry Teachout and Peter Marks talk about shows they’ve seen and answer questions from their mailbag.

Twice a month, Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal; Elisabeth Vincentelli, contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker; and Peter Marks of the Washington Post get together to talk about what’s going on in the American theatre.

And they’re back from summer vacation! Well, at least two of them are (Elisabeth is still in Europe). But Terry and Peter are back to discuss the shows they’re looking forward to in the coming season and some they’ve seen during their Three on the Aisle hiatus, then they answer questions about translating plays to film and the art of theatre criticism.

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