Beelzebub Has a Devil Put Aside For Me
My review of the CSC’s production of Brecht’s Galileois now up at The American Conservative website. Check it out!
Over at my other blog I’ve started a new feature: the weekly double-feature, two great movies that you wouldn’t think go together, but that I argue do. This week: “The Philadelphia Story” and “Blue Valentine.” Check it out.
Stratford's Torch Has Been Passed
Regular readers know that my wife and I are long time patrons of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, a landmark institution in the history of classical theatre and a key vehicle for the continuation of the classical tradition. Stratford just announced that Antoni Cimolino - the ultimate insider, having grown up professionally at Stratford from actor, to director, to Executive Director, to General...
This is really too good. Highlights: “Peaseblossom and Mustardseed, bring me some brew!” said the Ass on the Grass to Thing One and Thing Two. I do not bite my thumb at you. I bite my thumb, though. Yes, I do! I sat there with Juliet./We sat there, we two,/And I said, ‘How I wish/I were no Montague.’ Oh look! Here comes Malvolio! Those yellow stockings have...