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The Merchant of Venice: Did You Know...?

In preparation for Press Night, we’re brushing up on our Shakespearean trivia. Associate Director Lisa Blair has kindly collected some facts for you to impress your theatre-going companions with. 320 more words

Rupert Goold

Is Color Really the Measure of Your Worth?

by Alan Eggleston

Is colorblindness possible in a polarized America?

If you close your eyes you cannot see the color of my skin. So then why does it otherwise matter? 885 more words


Stop calling me a putz, you putz

My maternal grandfather, a Jew born in Moscow, liked to call my uncle Kike Douglas. By all accounts, he was only playfully antisemitic (he died years before I was born, but I’m pretty sure I can tell truth from fiction in the family oral tradition). 1,517 more words

Bitchslapping The Watchdogs

Review: The Merchant of Venice


Author: William Shakespeare

Year of First Publication: 1605

Year of Publication for This Edition: 1994

Number of Pages: 28 (double columned)

Publisher: Barnes and Noble… 1,182 more words

William Shakespeare

Merchant of Venice: Mini Review

Hello People,
How are you? I’m fine, I just can’t believe there are only five weekends to Christmas (FIVE weekends I tell you, FIVE!). I’m like a big kid on Christmas morning, I can’t wait to get the tree up and start Crimbo shopping. 413 more words

Day To Day Musings

I Have a New Favorite Villain

Several times, I have seen people ask book bloggers who their favorite villain from literature is. I never really understood the question. “Favorite villain? Who has a favorite villain? 452 more words

William Shakespeare


I revealed my heart,
And left nowhere to hide,
It feels like a knife,
As keen as Shylock’s pride,
Has opened up my life,
Spilt blood like tears, 124 more words