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Dodging a Broadway bullet on HAND TO GOD thanks to Misha Berson of the Seattle Times

Broadway has a truly otherworldly marketing genius for convincing experienced theatregoers who should know better that “this is a groundbreaking show”.

All those other ones weren’t. 642 more words

SATTF Romeo and Juliet

Apart from a brief foray into Much ado about Nothing in 2011, I’m the first to admit that I would’t often voluntarily watch a Shakespeare play after GCSE English put me through the Shakespeare ringer. 558 more words


Adieu Flying Inkpot: What Now?

And just like that, one of our cultural institutions in its own right has decided to call it a day.

The theatre and dance arm of… 1,696 more words


Writing Home: The Plays of Tena Štivičić

Published by SAVAGE Magazine.

From the collapse of monarchism to fascism, communism and the growth of capitalism, few European countries can claim to have had as turbulent a history as Croatia. 807 more words

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An Alternative to the New York Times

For sheer missing the point, today’s review of Living on Love in The New York Times leads the field.

The point is: it’s Renée Fleming! 784 more words


"mediocre adaptation... with uninspired direction" | The Oregonian slams CYRANO at Portland Center Stage

Well, it figures. Right after we shoot our mouth off about how the O is no longer capable of writing negative reviews – along comes a zinger. 272 more words