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Timon of Athens ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright February 26, 2020

You’d think by now Shakespeare’s plays would have taught society a few basic life lessons. Be nice, don’t let your ego get the better of you, love madly, and don’t trust a drunk. Take Timon of Athens – a wealthy aristocrat whose “friends” (and I use that word loosely) […]

C. S. Lewis The Great Divorce ~ Presented by the Fellowship for the Performing Arts At the Lansburgh Theatre

Jordan Wright February 4, 2020

Irish author and playwright C. S. Lewis wrote The Great Divorce in 1945 during World War II. He had already abandoned the Church of Ireland, the religion he was born into, become an atheist for several decades, and by the time he wrote this, he had converted to the […]

The Woman in Black ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright December 9, 2019

Attention all Brits and Anglophiles! The festive tradition of vying for the evilest stories during the Christmas season is very much intact. Based on Susan Hull’s 1983 neo-Gothic novel came the play, the second-longest running production in London’s West End. It puts us in mind of Dicken’s “A Christmas […]