The bandshell at Pomona’s Ganesha Park is a cozy spot where an acting troupe might perform Shakespeare on a summer night. But on a brisk January morning, four tents held center stage — nestled around a rusted, 55-gallon drum still warm from a bonfire the night before. By mid-morning, people stirred...
Ever suddenly get the feeling that the world you thought you knew isn’t the one you’re actually living in? Linking that sense of existential vertigo with times of violent social upheaval, Independent Shakespeare Co. presents the West Coast premiere of Sharr White’s “The Snow Geese” in its intimate...
Shakespeare’s Henry V is one of the more beloved history plays, and Babes With Blades seeks to give the script a modern twist with an all-female cast and realistic stage violence, as Director Hayley Rice stages Henry V as a play-within-a-play at an all-girls school. Show More Summary
It’s the sort of star-crossed coincidence worthy of William Shakespeare: two babies born in the same hospital 18 hours apart, one named Romeo and one named Juliet. Romeo Archangel Hernandez was born at 2:06 p.m. Sunday at Coastal Carolina...Show More Summary
You don’t need a degree in theater or film history to know A Streetcar Named Desire, which, outside of anything by Shakespeare, is arguably the most famous play ever staged. It won the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for Drama in addition to three...Show More Summary
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is the quintessential story about young love. However, this is possibly the youngest Romeo and Juliet tale of all. SEE ALSO: Woman turns babies' medical helmets into adorable works of art PhotographerShow More Summary
Those headed to the 2018 Oregon Shakespeare Festival can expect to see Broadway classics, diverse representation, and in the case of one particular production, both combined. Bill Rauch, the Festival’s artistic director, is slated to direct a production of “Oklahoma” starring same-sex couples in the leading roles. Show More Summary
Back in December, TrekToday reported that The Next Generation’s Michael Dorn was set to star in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra; and recently,...
by Christopher Frizzelle Adam Pascal will play William Shakespeare in next season's production of Something Rotten! Jeremy Daniel You may not consider this "breaking news," but I do—we have the inside scoop about the 5th Avenue Theatre's next season. Show More Summary
Among the festival’s 2018 offerings are a record five plays by women and a version of ‘Oklahoma!’ with same-sex couples in leading roles.
William Shakespeare is widely regarded to be the most celebrated English playwright in the world, with his works being translated into 80 languages, including Klingon, the language used by Star Trek characters. Born in April 1564 inShow More Summary
London (AFP) – Craig Shakespeare believes Kasper Schmeichel must be viewed as one of the game’s top goalkeepers after his saves enabled Leicester City to record a fourth successive victory. First-half goals by Riyad Mahrez, Robert Huth...Show More Summary
JOSEPH BOTTUM: Neil Gaiman’s Dream of Blood. The word gospel occurs only once in Shakespeare—and that, as a participle, when Macbeth sneers at the hesitating murderers and asks, “Are you so gospel’d” that you would hesitate to strike down Banquo and his son? The brilliant literary critic Paul Cantor suggests we pay careful attention whenever […]
West Ham 2 – Leicester 3 Craig Shakespeare can do no wrong. For the fourth match in secession, Leicester enjoyed the sweet of victory as they won 3-2 away at West Ham. The win put the Foxes on 30 points from 28 games, while West Ham are 11th with 33 points from 29 games. Bad news […]
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare says he is "delighted" to go into the international break with three points after their 3-2 win away against West Ham.
London (AFP) – Leicester City made it four wins from four under new manager Craig Shakespeare as the Premier League champions squeaked home 3-2 at West Ham United on Saturday. The win added to domestic home victories over Liverpool and...Show More Summary
Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez revived memories of Leicester's title-winning campaign as the recovery under Craig Shakespeare continued
Tale as old as time True as it can be You wouldn’t think that ‘tales as old as time’ would need so much retelling but they do. Certain properties never go away or are open to constant reinterpretation like the Shakespeare oeuvre or,… Read The post Disney’s New/Old ‘Beauty and the Beast’: REVIEW appeared first on Towleroad.
Director Marti Maraden does as well as anyone could with Love’s Labor’s Lost, a production that looks gorgeous on stage, but the script itself is lacking. If nothing else, the production will make you want to hit up the Romantic/Impressionistic collection wing of the Art Institute. Slightly Recommended. (read Catey Sullivan's entire review...)