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  • Baltimore Shakespeare Factory offers 'Merchant of Venice' in the Bard's accent

    Baltimore Shakespeare Factory offers 'Merchant of Venice' in the Bard's accent
    The language of William Shakespeare is just about universally recognized for its expressive richness, but exactly how he heard it articulated on the stage, the way it sounded, is much less understood. During the past decade, though, an effort to reproduce...
  • New Medieval Castle Exhibit At Kidcity In Middletown Turns Art Into Playground

    New Medieval Castle Exhibit At Kidcity In Middletown Turns Art Into Playground
    MIDDLETOWN — The largest and most ambitious exhibit ever at Kidcity Children's Museum opened recently, bringing kids into the medieval hilltop village of "Middleshire" as its residents build a castle. The set, designed by Kidcity founder...
  • Graney will direct a fourth Gilbert and Sullivan at Oregon Shakespeare

    Graney will direct a fourth Gilbert and Sullivan at Oregon Shakespeare
    Sean Graney will adapt and direct another Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, but for the first time not with The Hypocrites, the Chicago theater company where he is artistic director.  Graney's “The Yeoman of The Guard” will premiere at the...
  • This time, King Richard III will get a more regal farewell

    Furniture maker Michael Ibsen is used to clients asking for custom-made pieces such as specially designed bookshelves or doors or cupboards. But the call to construct a coffin for his royal ancestor, who was immortalized by William Shakespeare, is by...
  • Estrenos de cine: 'Queen and Country', 'It Follows', 'Get Hard'

    Estrenos de cine: 'Queen and Country', 'It Follows', 'Get Hard'
    Queen and Country * * * En 1987 el drama bélico "Hope and Glory", nominado a cinco premios Oscar, recreaba la infancia del cineasta John Boorman durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Casi tres décadas después, el director británico continúa su relato...
  • Fenwick students put '50s spin on Shakespeare plot

    Got your comb? Pompadour grease? If you feel like jailhouse rockin', fuggedaboutit. And there's definitely no dancing for those among the suppressed residents of small-town America in "All Shook Up," an Elvis Presley tribute musical staged by the...
  • The Biblioracle: Does centireading have legs?

    The Biblioracle: Does centireading have legs?
    Writing in the Guardian newspaper recently, novelist and Esquire columnist Stephen Marche extolled the virtues of "centireading." You read that correctly. He has read a book a hundred times. Two books, actually, "Hamlet," as part of his graduate...
  • New Christopher Shinn Play Part Of Hartford Stage 2015-16 Season

    New Christopher Shinn Play Part Of Hartford Stage 2015-16 Season
    A world premiere of a play by Christopher Shinn set in a central Connecticut suburb will open the 2015-16 season in a newly renovated Hartford Stage this fall. The six-play season will open with "An Opening in Time" by the Hartford-born, Wethersfield-...
  • Three Cases For The Word Court

    Hear ye! Hear ye! The Word Court is now in session. Today we will rule on three cases: All Tolled vs. All Told This phrase is most often used to indicate a complete accounting of items, e.g., "All told, 23 women and 24 men enrolled in the course."...
  • An honorable, though flawed, 'Henry IV, Part One'

    An honorable, though flawed, 'Henry IV, Part One'
    Lest the title make you skittish about having to endure endless sequels, relax—"Henry IV, Part One" isn't "The Hobbit." Although chronologically second in William Shakespeare's historical tetralogy about the turbulent English monarchy circa 1400,...
  • UM coach Katie Meier welcomes players into her close-knit family

    UM coach Katie Meier welcomes players into her close-knit family
    — Minutes after her accident, Adrienne Motley knew exactly who she had to call. As she stepped out of her mangled car not far from Miami's campus, the Hurricanes guard understood there wasn't much her family in Virginia could do to help. She didn't...