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All posts tagged "shakespeare theatre company"

  • Last Chance for the Potter Parody

    “We’re still pinching ourselves and waiting for somebody to realize that we are just two guys running around dressed up as wizards,” jokes Daniel Clarkson...

  • Harried: ''Potted Potter''

    Daniel Clarkson has a valid fear of “Potterheads.” “These people come dressed up with all their wands,” he says about fans of Harry Potter. “Although...

  • Memoirandum

    This Monday, June 10, at Harman Hall, comic actress Rachel Dratch will read from celebrity autobiographies -- just not her own. ''Actually, when I was...

  • Wintry Mix

    There are two challenges to Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. The first is protagonist King Leontes's near-instantaneous and murderous conviction that his pregnant queen Hermione is...

  • War Torn: ''Wallenstein''

    Playing in rep with Coriolanus, the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Wallenstein offers another angle on a powerful military man falling fatally from grace. As extraordinary as...

  • Mother Lode

    It's no surprise Coriolanus isn't staged as often as Shakespeare's other tragedies -- the protagonist is as inscrutable as he is excitable, the battle scenes...

  • BillT for Dance

    ''Bill is a genius,'' says Chris Jennings. ''The show epitomizes his genius. It's the perfect blend of music, dance and theater -- a completely unique...

  • Back to the Bard

    ''Elizabethan London and contemporary Washington, D.C., probably have more in common than any two other cities,'' says Ethan McSweeny. It's because of that link that...

  • Fairy Dust

    Enchantingly atmospheric and often funny, the Shakespeare Theatre Company's A Midsummer Night's Dream is rich with love's intangibles: wistfulness, a touch of cynicism, and its...

  • Making Merry

    Though it is without doubt intended to please the hopeless anglophile – and slides in just in time for the post-Jubilee afterglow of the alarm...

  • Double Serving

    At one point in the middle of the complicated hijinks of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's The Servant of Two Masters, Truffaldino, the servant in question,...

  • Uplifted: Pilobolus

    Nile Russell was all ready to give up dancing. ''In modern dance, there were people freaking out the audience just for the sake of freaking...

  • Tony Awards to give Shakespeare Theatre Outstanding Regional Theater Company; KenCen gets big nods for Follies, Master Class

    The Tony Awards will bestow the prestigious outstanding regional theater company award to the Shakespeare Theatre Company at this year’s June 10 ceremony, reported stage...

  • Untamed: Review of 'Taming of the Shrew'

    Strip the art from Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew and you are left, more or less, with a rather bitter, violence-prone woman who, married against...

  • Kahn Bravura!

    Ask Michael Kahn if he's happy and here's the response you'll likely get: ''Last night, I was walking around the house and I said to...

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