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Field Trip! Wilma Theater, Philadelphia

Staying in my dorm all day is lousy, so I try to take myself on field trips around the city as something to do. Solo trips can be fun! 405 more words


Autumnal Tragedy and Comedy

Monday Morning Musings

“Numberless are the world’s wonders, but none

More wonderful than man. . .

Words also, and thought as rapid as air,

He fashions to his good use.

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Why are Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Dead?

This is going to sound ridiculous, but this post is the direct result of a dream that I had several months ago. Back in the spring – in my real, awake-life – I was able to see Philly’s Wilma Theater’s wonderful production of… 825 more words


Adaptation: Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, Gabriel, Wolf Hall

My most recent directing project was an adaptation of a novel, so adaptation has been on my mind lately, but in a way it’s always on my mind. 1,097 more words

Extravagant Theatergoing

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead -- Wilma Theater

Squirming, gyrating, turning slowly at odd angles, and other unnecessary, unenhancing, unedifying bursts of the-uh-tuh aside, Blanka Zizka gets to the witty core of the play that thrust Tom Stoppard to the theatrical limelight in 1966, “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.” 3,231 more words

Theater Reviews

American Shakespeare: 12th Night Bedlam, Wilma Hamlet, Two Gentlemen Fiasco

When I first faced the challenge of decoding Shakespeare for high school English, I was quick to make use of the cutting-edge technological assistance available at the time: our school library’s cassette recordings, headphones, and tape decks embedded in library desks. 1,431 more words

Extravagant Theatergoing

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead--And So Are Many Others: Memorial Day

Monday Morning Musings

“Where have all the soldiers gone?
Long time passing
Where have all the soldiers gone?
Long time ago”

–Pete Seeger, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”

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