All posts tagged "shakespeare theatre"

  • Hounds of Love

    In his somewhat overlong, overdone comic-poignant The Dog in the Manger, now at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre, Spanish Renaissance playwright Lope de Vega...

  • Winter Wonderlands

    Among the signs of the holiday season is the appearance of ''family friendly'' shows meant to bridge the divide between serious grown-up work and (the...

  • She Males

    To borrow from Victor/Victoria, Shakespeare Theatre Company's Juliet is a man, pretending to be a woman.... Oh. Wait. That's it. No need to borrow from...

  • Toga Party

    If you fall into that demographic of individuals who love reading The Onion and seeing the works of William Shakespeare (we'll not mention your Public...

  • Return of the King

    It was the late 1990s when Wallace Acton decided he'd had his fill of metropolitan Washington. He packed his bags and moved to New York....

  • Female Trouble

    What's so remarkable about The Taming of the Shrew is that, despite all the changes to the status of women in the last century, Shakespeare's...

  • Preening in Denmark

    Since everyone pretty much knows the deal with Hamlet, the only question is if the Shakespeare Theatre Company's current production is the interpretation for you....

  • Broad Comedy

    From Jacobean London to contemporary L.A., wild women wreak havoc and leave laughter in their wake The Newlywed Game: Robichaux and van Griethuysen (Photo by...

  • Classical Figure

    Michael Kahn hates the legacy question. You can tell by the way he shifts in his office chair on this brisk Tuesday evening. ''I don't...

  • The Importance of Dixie

    Editor’s Note: The following interview originally appeared in the Sept. 3, 1998 edition of Metro Weekly. It has been modified slightly from from the original...