I saw Man and Superman at the National Theatre this week. A beautiful and highly entertaining production and I’d recommend it. But that’s not what this entry’s about. 348 more words
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Djanet Sears wanted her story back.
The title of her drama The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God, which opened Thursday at the Arrata Opera Centre, was inspired by a short story of nearly the same title written by George Bernard Shaw that focused less on the black girl and more on the ideas espoused by the colonial presence in Africa. 606 more words
What a piece of work is “Man and Superman”? Hard work, to be frank. George Bernard Shaw’s experimental juggernaut — deemed unstageable in 1903 — makes for three and a half hours of tangled philosophy: a blow-away light comedy weighed down by footnotes. 543 more words