Eye on Theatre: Paean To A Player By John Simon

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Sometimes in the theater a performance is so good that it renders everything else secondary. Such is the case of When I Come to Die, in which Chris Chalk (pictured right>>>)chalks up a resounding success. Nathan Louis Jackson’s drama takes place on death row in Indiana State Prison. Two adjoining cells are on view. The inmate to our right is …

eHeziEye on Theatre: Paean To A Player By John Simon

Current Commentary: Today’s Miserables Confront Javert’s Three-Strikes Law BY Larry M. Elkin

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It cost $47,102 to house an inmate in a California state penitentiary in 2008. For 13 years, Gregory Taylor was one of the people Californians paid to keep locked up. Taylor was jailed for trying to break into a church kitchen to find something to eat.

eHeziCurrent Commentary: Today’s Miserables Confront Javert’s Three-Strikes Law BY Larry M. Elkin