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Testament, VAULT Festival

by guest critic Michael Davis

The idea of retelling biblical stories is nothing new. During the infancy of European theatre, the Mystery plays were popular for showing highlights of the Bible. 648 more words

Fringe Theatre

The Understudy, Canal Cafe Theatre

by guest critic Jo Trainor

“An actor who needs money? What a unique situation!”

A long lost Kafka play is having its premiere on Broadway. Two big Hollywood action stars are playing the leads, but the fickle nature of unseen Bruce means they’ve had to cast Harry as an understudy. 513 more words

Fringe Theatre

What is "The Best" Anyways?

There are with out a doubt, subjects that can be defined as “best” and… not best. Science, cuisine, and the Minnesota Twins are some starters; you can reasonably say that there’s a difference between what constitutes good and bad. 696 more words

Memoirs

Cambria Press Publication Review: Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s)

Congratulations to Professor Lynne Greeley (University of Vermont) on the outstanding review of her book Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s) 285 more words

Academic Libraries Book Recommendations

on refuge + resistance | the ghostlight project

A brave space

Not a left space

Not a right space

Not hard space

Not a soft space

A space willing to endure the harsh light of scrutiny… 328 more words

All Of Life Is Yoga

“BARBARA: Eat it. Mom? Eat it.
VIOLET: No.
BARBARA: Eat it, you fucker. Eat that catfish.
VIOLET: Go to hell!
BARBARA: That doesn’t cut any fucking ice with me. 197 more words

Reading Journal

Five Reasons To See Dreamgirls

The wait is finally over as Broadway smash Dreamgirls brings its glitz and glamour to London’s West End 35 years after this story of a 60s girl group first wowed New York audiences.   439 more words

Books