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  • Music and masterful performances add up to 'Much Ado'

    Music and masterful performances add up to 'Much Ado'
    Annapolis Shakespeare Company's "Much Ado About Nothing" merits much ado about something — a masterfully crafted show by a young troupe under the direction of Sally Boyett-D'Angelo. Company founder and director Boyett-D'Angelo has set the Bard's...
  • Shakespeare to be revised by Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson

    Shakespeare to be revised by Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson
    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...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater sets 'Taming of the Shrew' in the Wild West

     Orlando Shakespeare Theater sets 'Taming of the Shrew' in the Wild West
    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...
  • 25 years ago, Orlando Shakes scrambled to debut with 'Shrew'

     25 years ago, Orlando Shakes scrambled to debut with 'Shrew'
    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...
  • Theater review: 'The Taming of the Shrew' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

    Theater review: 'The Taming of the Shrew' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
     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...
  • Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark

    Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Last Man Standing Tim Allen's family...
  • What's so wrong with giving your kid a 'black name'?

    What's so wrong with giving your kid a 'black name'?
    So what exactly is wrong with giving your kid a 'black name'? A writer on the New York Times' Motherlode blog is trying to figure out the answer to that question. She wants to know whether she's dooming her son to problems later in life if she gives him...
  • Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure

     Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure
    "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...
  • Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage

    Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage
    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...
  • Ellicott City

    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...
  • Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'

    Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'
    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...