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Much Ado About Nothing

Queensland Theatre Company’s Much Ado About Nothing is a lighthearted, playful and fitting choice to celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. With many speculating the significance of the text when compared with the classic tragedies or better known comedies, one may ask why present a production with “about nothing” in the title. 699 more words


William Shakespeare

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine… 11 more words


Directors Call for FireWorks 2016

The last production of Alumnae Theatre Company’s  2015/16 season, August: Osage County, winds up its  run tomorrow.   And already plans are underway for the 2016/17 season:  the scripts have been selected for FireWorks series in November, and now it’s time for directors to apply!  1,034 more words

Alumnae Theatre Company

Do These Questions Need Answers?

Graphic by Klaire Brezinski

By Trisha Mahoney, Editor-in-Chief

“Do you believe in God”

“Does it matter?”

“It might.”

These words in Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus’s adaptation of Crime and Punishment puzzled me. 1,095 more words

The Theatre School At DePaul University

The Haptic Visions

Vena Cava’s production of The Haptic Visions is a gothic comedy perfect for a student audience wanting to engage with a combination of traditional gothic tropes and modern societal influences. 652 more words


This Is How I Met You

This Is How I Met You tells its audience very little about itself before they enter the theatre, almost as if the show is following its title by having its audience go in almost blind before encountering the story and characters for the first time. 762 more words