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16 June 2022

Sir John Falstaff is arguably William Shakespeare’s greatest comic character. The ribald, oversized skirt chaser appears in three of the Bard of Stratford-...

08 June 2022

Jamie Galen’s uncanny incarnation of Truman Capote in the first act of ​playwright Jay Presson Allen’s 1989 Broadway adaptation of Capote’s writings and...

03 June 2022

Right from the get go I must gush that in terms of sheer scale – optically and sonically – as staged by LA Opera, Aida’s scene set outside of the...

03 June 2022
At a time when textbooks are being probed by conservatives anxious about issues ranging from gender to race, Harvey Wasserman emphasizes the roles Indigenous...
27 May 2022

Sexual Politics

In the weeks since Supreme Court Grand Inquisitor Justice Samuel Alito’s anti-choice screed was disclosed,...

18 May 2022

There have been countless productions of William Shakespeare’s masterpiece King Lear, since it premiered circa 1606 at London’s Globe Theatre. The...

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