Dave Rice 3:33 p.m., May 22
Jane Austen’s characters read each other like novels. They inspect qualities, every human chapter and verse, and sum them up in lists of checks and balances. In Persuasion, Austen writes, “Her manners were open, easy, ...
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots at La Jolla Playhouse
“It’s almost like the disease has to win in order for her soul to survive. Or something like that.”
The Old Globe's Measure for Measure
“The comic and tragic parts equally border on the hateful.”
Ira Aldridge Players' The Gospel at Colonus; The Sugar Witch at OnStage.
Margie’s lived all her life in blue-collar South Boston. Now 30 years since she was a teen, she recounts the fates of former “Southies.” Sheila Sheen od’d. And Marty McDermott’s doing time in Walpole prison. ...
La Jolla Playhouse stages David Mamet's blowtorch comedy Glengarry Glen Ross.
Everything became extreme, chaotic, life-threatening for over 120,000 Japanese Americans.
The S.S. America sails into Porterland, a place so sacred, the faithful feel like removing their shoes.
One of the best features of An Iliad is how contemporary references function like Homer’s similes.
“A mouthful of rum and — bam — the real face appears.”
Before God of Carnage begins at the Old Globe’s White Theatre, Robert Morgan’s set makes a quiet suggestion. Dark objects stand on the perimeter of a circular living room. A small wet bar and sofa ...
As a youth, the poet William Wordsworth crossed the Alps. He hiked the Simplon Pass, a “steep and rugged” road over a mile above sea level. When he reached the other side he stopped cold. ...