| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The publisher Hogarth’s ambitious project to produce novelized retellings of William Shakespeare’s plays has two new authors -- the Man Booker Prize-winning writers Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson.
The Canadian writer Atwood, author of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Jim Helsinger has been waiting.
Helsinger, artistic director of Orlando Shakespeare Theater, knew there had to be just the right moment to revive "The Taming of the Shrew."
Now, the moment is here: William Shakespeare's popular battle-of-the-sexes...
| Sep 12, 2013
The Orlando Shakespeare Theater opens "The Taming of the Shrew" this Friday, Sept. 13, as the first Shakespearean production of its 25th season. The play has significance for the troupe: It was the first play performed in 2001 when the Shakes moved into...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Orlando Shakespeare Theater has set "The Taming of the Shrew" in the Wild West of the 1800s — and come up with a rootin' tootin' good time.
Director Jim Helsinger doesn't aim for a realistic depiction of America's frontier — this is the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"The Hollow Crown," which begins Friday on PBS under the venerable standard of its "Great Performances," comprises four Shakespeare plays, often called the Henriad as there is a King Henry (Henry IV, then Henry V) in each of them.
It's too much to say...
| Sep 10, 2013
What's it like to prepare, rehearse and perform two shows in repertory?
Repertory — where a theater presents one show on one day and an entirely different one the next — was once common practice in theaters. Connecticut audiences may...
| Sep 27, 2013
Benefit 5K walk
The Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association will hold its first Pathway Out of Pain walk-a-thon Saturday, Oct. 5, at Rockburn Park, 6145 Montgomery Road in Elkridge. The event benefits research for a cure and services provided to...
| Sep 28, 2013
At the start of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula," a London lawyer named Harker visits Transylvania to facilitate a real estate deal for a mysterious count who desires new digs in England.
Not anything freshly built, or even modestly rehabbed, mind...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
I'll admit I wasn't a huge fan of Cartoon Network's The Looney Tunes Show, an attempt to bring back the classic Warner Bros. animated characters in a modern format. While it was fun seeing the old gang like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, I found the show...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Authors and fans of novels of the spooky variety will gather in Historic Ellicott City this month for a new “mini-convention” dubbed HallowRead.
Organized by author Rachel Rawlings, of Aberdeen, the event is designed to appeal to authors and...