by | Sep 23, 2019

Jack Falstaff has the run of Capitol Hill — at least for the next few months. The Folger Shakespeare Theatre is putting on two productions this season featuring the lecherous knight’s misdeeds: 1 Henry IV through October 13 and the…

by | Sep 20, 2019

The final intrigues are being made behind closed curtains. Deals are brewing, but the hero is left to stew. Alone. The plot is afoot. A leader is about to be toppled. Suddenly. Instantly. To go from the world stage to…

by | Jun 19, 2017

On the eve of the summer theater festival season we can anticipate a revival of Shakespeare productions motivated by a heartfelt commitment to make theatergoers understand that when the bard had his various characters commit regicide, it was Donald Trump…

by | Dec 19, 2016

By now you’ve probably heard that a hapless gang of brain-dead students at the University of Pennsylvania — an Ivy League school, no less — removed a portrait of William Shakespeare from the main staircase of Fisher-Bennett Hall, where the…

by | May 22, 2016

The Tempest, a story of magic and monsters and one of the Bard’s latest plays, has seen many an interpretation over the centuries. One of the oddest, and surely the most thoroughly post-everything, has taken place in New Yawk’s Central…

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