Archivists at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum are used to people — usually Holocaust survivors and their families — sending their important memorabilia to them. But when an archivist receives an album of photographs that shows the memories at Auschwitz from the other side — the Nazi side — it is unexpected, unprecedented, and unnerving.
While it’s a timeless tale, certain choices STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin made in directing this play were exceptional. To start, a news set literally sets the scene.
ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME is a fun night out, filled with pop tunes you know and love to dance to — that also takes the tiara off cherished fairytale characters with a modern empowerment agenda that seeks to redefine ‘happily ever after.’
For those who have enjoyed streaming video, but have missed the reality of the theater, Page’s performance is a welcome return to the stage, with lighting, music, props, and dramatic staging all serving to enhance the torturously terrific tale: All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain
The Shakespeare Theatre Company has just announced the Company’s 2020/21 Season. According to Artistic Director Simon Godwin, the upcoming season is one of “epic spectacles, classical masterpieces, and mighty collaborations.” “Our motto for this season is, ‘All the world on stage,’ to paraphrase Shakespeare’s line. We will explore… Read More
It’s safe to say that Nobel Prize winning playwright Harold Pinter takes a dimmer view of human nature. The double bill of The Lover and The Collection currently playing The Shakespeare Theater Company showcases Pinter’s bedrock belief in the impossibility of communication between human beings. The New York Times said of Pinter: “He uses… Read More