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Posts tagged “theatre”

Whither Shakesblog?

So, I asked the question – should I continue to split my …

Posted October 10th, 2012

Cue The Bleats

Thomas Bradshaw’s brutal rendition of the book of Job is skin-deep.

Posted September 24th, 2012

Music of the Spoken Word

Elevator Repair Service’s “Shuffle” is more of a stunt than an enduring work of art, but it’s a cool stunt.

Posted September 22nd, 2012

A Timeless Triptych: Harrison, TX

Horton Foote’s small-town characters say what they actually feel.

Posted September 8th, 2012

Which Is To Be Master

This is probably getting too inside-baseball about a theatre festival that most …

Posted August 28th, 2012

An Aged Man, A-Standing On A Stage – Christopher Plummer’s A Word Or Two At Stratford

The final show we took in on our most recent trip to …

Posted August 26th, 2012

A Dog Is A “Best” Man’s Friend: The Best Brothers at Stratford

One of the hallmarks of Des McAnuff’s tenure as Artistic Director has …

Posted August 26th, 2012

Comedy Is Hard: Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s Bullet for Adolf

Good one-liners leading nowhere

Posted August 13th, 2012

At Your Service: Wanderlust at the Stratford Festival

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown isn’t the only musical currently being …

Posted July 24th, 2012

A Strange Fish: Alon Nashman’s Hirsch

“Were you always like this? Or did the war do it?” That’s …

Posted July 18th, 2012

Requiem For A Dream

CADEN’S FATHER Why were the old people so young? CADEN It was a choice, Dad. I’ll explain …

Posted July 10th, 2012

Tap Into America: 42nd Street at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Coming out of the current production of 42nd Street at the Stratford Shakespeare …

Posted June 5th, 2012

A Match Made In Heaven: The Matchmaker at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival

When the Stratford Shakespeare Festival announced last year that this season they …

Posted June 4th, 2012

Obama’s Ides Of March: The Acting Company Production of Julius Caesar

I’ve been extraordinarily remiss in not commenting on The Acting Company’s recent …

Posted May 21st, 2012

My Uncle’s Brother Is My Father: Harold Pinter’s The Caretaker at BAM

You remind me of my uncle’s brother. He was always on the …

Posted May 21st, 2012

Ich und Du in Iraq: Donald Margulies’s Time Stands Still

At the college I attended, history majors were required to write a …

Posted May 14th, 2012

A Tragedy of Homeric Proportions

And now for something completely different: Macbeth acted out by the voices of “The …

Posted May 8th, 2012