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Traveling in Texas by Foote

Traveling in Texas by Foote

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 12th 2019

Set in the author’s native Texas, The Traveling Lady, a play by Horton Foote (1916-2009), about the wife and daughter of a ne’er-do-well dreamer newly released from jail and their personal struggles t

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E.G. and Keye

E.G. and Keye

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 18th 2018

Capable and compelling character actors put meat on the bones of great movies, and two of the most memorable share June 18 as a birthday. Chinese-American icon Keye Luke (1904-1991), who would have tu

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Chasing Arthur Penn

Chasing Arthur Penn

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 27th 2016

On what today would have been the 94th birthday of the great stage and screen director Arthur Penn (1922-2010), we live in an America roiled by ideological rifts that regularly bring combative urge

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