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Brush Up Your Shakespeare

We went down to the Hatch Shell tonight to see Commonwealth Shakespeare and Boston Landmarks Orchestra do Kiss Me Kate. It was a beautiful summer night in Boston, and the music was wonderful. In...

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Coriolanus

We went to see Coriolanus at Shakespeare on the Common last night. This year, before the play each night, they have a band from the NEC playing on stage. Last night, they had Michael...

Salon Review of Sleep No More 0

Salon Review of Sleep No More

Salon magazine has a nice review up of the New York production of Sleep No More, the Punchdrunk piece we talked about back when we saw the Boston production. They’ve got some interesting thoughts...

On the Other Hand, Mary Poppins has much Better Songs 0

On the Other Hand, Mary Poppins has much Better Songs

One of the most interesting features of art is the way it can show you connections between things which seem unrelated. Ken Perlin recently went to see Sleep No More (which we really enjoyed...

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Shakespeare On The Common

Last night we went to Shakespeare on the Common. Every summer, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company puts on a series of plays on an open air stage on Boston Common. It’s one of our favorite...

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Robots Perform Shakespeare

There’s been a lot of concern over the years about the effect of automation on employment in various fields. There’s occasionally been some talk about this in acting because of CGI projects like Digital...

Regie Gibson 0

Regie Gibson

We had an assembly today we saw a man called Regie Gibson perform poems with his band Neon Juju. He has a daughter that goes to Fiske school in Lexington. The band members are...

The Reign of King Edward III 0

The Reign of King Edward III

Finding a lost play by Shakespeare is the stuff of legend, but Brian Vickers is claiming he did it. Well, there have been suggestions that the play in question was Shakespeare’s since about 1760,...

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Sleep No More

Last night we went to see Sleep No More by the American Repertory Theatre and Punchdrunk with Tom and a couple of his friends. Tom’s friend Ben had gone to see it on Thursday...

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Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire

I finally got around to reading Rafe Esquith’s book Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire (my to-read pile has gotten a little deep). You’ve probably heard of Rafe. He’s a fifth grade teacher in...