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10.30.2011 | | Posted at 03:57 PM

The Life of Spalding Gray As Celebrated by Theatre Gigante

By Russ Bickerstaff
Spalding Gray was a truly remarkable performer. When he first started performing, the idea of going to watch someone deliver an autobiographical monologue wasn’t nearly as commonplace as it is today. It wasn’t just that he was one of the first people to really make a name for himself talking about his life onstage, it was the fact that Spalding Gray really was a very, very good storyteller...
10.17.2011 | | Posted at 07:54 AM

TG presents a weeklong celebration of the life of legendary performer SPALDING GRAY

By Russ Bickerstaff
A couple of weeks ago, I was bottle-feeding my daughter when I ran across an indie film from 1985. Never released on DVD, it'™s an extremely obscure film. A teen-aged Jennifer Connelly was sent to the school psychologist. The psychologist was played by Spalding Gray. It was a stock character that seemed almost thrown-in as a second thought, but there he was administering a thematic appercepti...