Alexander Woollcott

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Noun1.Alexander Woollcott - United States drama critic and journalist (1887-1943)Alexander Woollcott - United States drama critic and journalist (1887-1943)
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He brought in talent from Architect Frank Lloyd Wright to choreographer George Balanchine to humorist Alexander Woollcott to teach and inspire his team.
Alexander Woollcott wrote, "Not Tiny Tim, nor Falstaff, nor Rip Van Winkle, nor any other character wrought in the English tongue seems now a more permanent part of that tongue's heritage than do the high-handed Humpty Dumpty, the wistful Mad Hatter, the somewhat arbitrary Queen of Hearts, the evasive Cheshire Cat, and the gently pathetic White Knight.
By the mid-1930s Ten Chimneys (yes you can count them) became a sort of off-season sanctuary for both the Lunts and for luminaries of the theatre world: Alexander Woollcott Laurence Olivier Noel Coward Uta Hagen and Helen Hayes were among the regulars.
The Algonquin became famous in the 1920s as the meeting place of The Vicious Circle--or Algonquin Round Table--comprising literary worthies such as Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott and Heywood Broun.
This first collection of criticism about Parker's writing includes five new essays, 13 articles printed in journals and books since 1977, a review of Parker's letters to Alexander Woollcott, ("Dear God, please make me stop writing like a woman") and a 1956 interview with the supplicant herself.
Alexander Woollcott - an annoying critic, author, lecturer and radio personality - visited Hart's farm in Bucks County, Pa.
Broadway critic Alexander Woollcott did not approve of Hollywood's adaptation of Wuthering Heights saying to scriptwriter Charles MacArthur, "You vandals
She also lamented the recent death of former New Yorker columnist Alexander Woollcott.
He puts in perspective the colorful exaggerations of the songwriter's friend and first biographer, Alexander Woollcott, as well as specimens of hyperbole from various other sources.
He capped his eight-play partnership with Kaufman with a Pulitzer Prize for "You Can't Take It With You" and sold out houses for the still-hilarious send-up of their friend Alexander Woollcott, "The Man Who Came to Dinner.
It is possible that he had read an essay on the Archer-Shee case, that appeared in 1943 in a collection of essays by the popular American critic, Alexander Woollcott.
West's "April 1941" letter to Alexander Woollcott, which

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