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The Indian Queen (staging)

By Robert Howard and John Dryden (January 1664; pub. 1665)

The following is best read in conjunction with the associated scenery plot and shutter diagram… 2,391 more words

Restoration Theatre

For NFL's Jason Taylor, Playing Through Pain Was Part Of The Game

When Jason Taylor played professional football, his name struck terror into opposing quarterbacks. Now that he’s retired, that name may soon adorn a plaque in the Hall of Fame. 1,848 more words

Hearst’s New York Journal and Advertiser, Nov. 7, 1897, describing “How Young Hasche’s Life Was Crushed Out,” “How Von Gammon Was Killed by Concussion of the Brain,” and “How Gordona Was Killed at Bayone, NJ by a Fracture of the Skull”–one of many criticisms from the press in football’s earliest years, when the sport took as many as 20 lives per year.

Artist Spotlight: Will Davis, Director

What does this play mean to you?

To me, Colossal is a play about feats of strength, what it means to perform a feat of strength and what a feat of strength looks like.  1,698 more words

'Hypermasculine' attitude in sports may lead to aggression in teenage relationships

BY Shereen Jegtvig for Rueters Magazine, March 2014

Teenage boys who played football, basketball or both were about twice as likely as other boys to have recently abused their girlfriends in a new study from California. 913 more words

“To those who think that bloody noses, torn ears, blackened eyes, bruises or sprains, or an occasional scalp wound are mighty evils, the game must always be an objectionable one.

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