SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Local News

October 22, 2013

Correction

Actor Howard Platt, who was quoted in a preview that ran Thursday on the play “A Couple of Blaguards,” later clarified his remarks. Platt said he “left out important details about the play’s authorship relating to the brother Malachy.” While describing Malachy McCourt’s point of view as a character in the play, his account failed to acknowledge Malachy’s “brilliant work throughout” the script, “from the title onward,” Platt said. “The entire piece is studded with the hilarity of the richly quirky characters that inhabited the McCourt brothers’ lives as they grew up in the desperate lanes of Limerick, Ireland, and Malachy paints their comedic portraits masterfully.”

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News

AP Video
Joy Fills Streets of Cleveland As LeBron Returns Proposed Bill to Regulate NY Costumed Characters WH: LeBron's Move a 'Powerful Statement' Ana Ortiz on 'Devious Maids' Finale CDC Addresses Lab Safety Problems Texas Shooting Suspect Collapses in Court Death Toll Tops 100 As Israel Offense Continues LeBron James Says He's Returning to Cavaliers Man Flees Police in World Cup Scalping Scheme Robot Writes Jewish Torah Scroll Raw: Israel, Gaza Exchange Rocket Fire More Immigrants Detained Along Rio Grande World Cup Final Pits Argentina Against Germany Police: Prostitute Linked to 2nd Death Thousands Attend NYC Firefighter's Funeral Art of Haitian Machete Fighting Revived Raw: Australia Hosts Annual Beer Can Regatta Mass. Mayor: Families Lost Everything in Fire Fans Dying to Be Near Jazz Greats Robots Gearing Up for Their Own 'World Cup'
Comments Tracker