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King Lear: Early Retirement Can Be Fatal

Monday, August 11th, 2014
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King Lear is a difficult play-long, brutal, and complex. Did I mention brutal? Intending to live out his life in accustomed luxury surrounded by filial

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Hedda Gabler: A Woman Unrestrained

Friday, June 13th, 2014
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“My intention in giving it this name was to indicate that Hedda as a personality is to be regarded rather as her father’s daughter than

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Prince Hal and King Henry IV

Shakespeare Theatre’s Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2
A Not-to-Be-Missed Theatrical Event

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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It’s a timeless tale. A father is looking to his son to show the maturity and responsibility needed to take over the family business. The

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Winter’s Tale – A Shakespearean Potpourri

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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This play? This is a weird play. Shakespeare was nearing his final days when he wrote the Winter’s Tale. After a long and illustrious—and historic,

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It’s Time for Sports to Retire “Indian” Names

Sunday, October 27th, 2013
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It’s a debate that has been raging for some time, whether the Washington Redskins should change its name, a name Native Americans find offensive. Redskins

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Warm Bodies – Won’t You Be My Zombie Valentine?

Friday, February 1st, 2013
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Why can’t I connect with anyone?…Oh Wait I’m dead. R, the Lurching, Brain Eating Romantic lead of Warm Bodies Zombies are in right now. There’s

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Oscar 2012—An Abundance of Riches

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Billy Crystal is back and so is the excitement. There were so many wonderful films and performances this year, that the 2012 Academy Awards will

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I Went To A Marvelous Party* A Profile of Simon Green

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
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Simon Green was in Manchester happily playing Whizzer in March of the Falsettos (by William Finn), which was scheduled to move to The West End.

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