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WILT (Tom Sharpe)

Compellingly hilarious from start to finish. Tom Sharpe was a great British humourist and Wilt is possibly his best loved book. Sharpe drew on his experiences as a polytechnic lecturer in conceiving the character of hapless and unhappily married Henry Wilt, who spends his days teaching Lord of the Flies to disinterested apprentice butchers and his nights fantasizing about killing his less than sympathetic wife, Eva. 441 more words

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The Lady in White

The best paced and most fascinating episode yet! I’ll spoil my review – I loved it! Let’s get to it, shall we?

Previously: Black Jack Randall is still alive, Bonnie Prince Charlie is on his way to getting all of Scotland killed, Claire looks great in yellow but that’s not enticing Jamie to her bed, bitter cascara probably isn’t foreshadowing in any way, and: Sandringham! 1,541 more words

Outlander

The Dingdong: Manic Feydeau farce + adapter’s wizardry = brisk & frisky spree

Farce is all about whose pants you’re trying to get into and whom you’re trying to keep from knowing it. To the sex-driven and increasingly manic chasing around of the genre, Mark Shanahan, in adapting a play by Georges Feydeau, has added a clever dash of wizardry. 380 more words

Theater

Script: Sun Down

I’ve just updated my Screen page with a new fifteen-minute dystopian spec script called Sun Down.

Content warnings on the page.

Enjoy!

Tim

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The Modern Theater's 2016-17 Cast List

is, above all, a love letter to  musical theater—a uniquely American art form—and to the joy of collaboration.

Direction by Troy Nickerson
Music Direction by Chris Beazer…

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MRT's 'Home of the Brave' veers off the rails

LOWELL – Sean Daniels, the first-year artistic director of the Merrimack Repertory Theatre, has made premiering new works a raison d’etre for the theater.

But new works are like Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates: You never know what you are going to get. 695 more words

Reviews

There's Going to be a Party at the Holland

OFF-BROADWAY’S HILARIOUS DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY RETURNS TO OMAHA JUNE 2-5, 2016

Back By Popular Demand, 4 Performances Will Be Held At Holland Center

* * “Not your grandmother’s Tupperware Party!”— NBC Today Show. 277 more words

Acting