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Book Review: ‘The Butcher’s Sons’ by Scott Alexander Hess

the butchers sons

The Butcher's Sons drives three sons through the heat and danger of youth until they all must make choices that will change everything. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘My Perfect Mind’ with Edward Petherbridge

Paul Hunter, Edward Petherbridge, Brits Off Broadway, 59E59th Theaters

The mind is mystery's plaything. The illustrious actor Edward Petherbridge has achieved the apex of his career with an engagement to act the title role of 'King Lear,' and when happens to stop him in his tracks, he cannot be counted out. Read More »

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Family Ties’ by Eric Hobbs and Noel Tuazon

family_ties

“King Lear” re-writ as “An Alaskan Crime Drama.” Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘King Lear’ by Seattle Shakespeare Company

Dan Kremer and Michael Winters in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of “King Lear.” Photo by John Ulman.

It's not enough for a production of 'King Lear' to be merely diverting. Read More »

DVD Review: Slings & Arrows: The Complete Collection

Slings & Arrows is a backstage theatre comedy full of dark humor and pathos, with a brilliant cast. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘King Lear’ with Derek Jacobi

Derek Jacobi (King Lear) and Pippa Bennett-Warner (Cordelia) in the Donmar Warehouse production of KING LEAR. Photo: John Persson

Directed by Michael Grandage, this lean and muscular staging sucks Shakespeare's most titanic tragedy down to its essence. Read More »

Brooding Over the Bard

Why I hate Shakespeare's plays. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Slings & Arrows – The Complete Collection

Funny and touching, this well-acted television series works for everyone, Shakespeare fan or not. Read More »

Egeus: Thoughts on Some Shakespearian Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and daughters in some of Shakespeare's plays. Read More »

Graphic Novel Reviews: City in Peril, The Storm in the Barn and King Lear

Yet another poke in the eye to those who think graphic novels are infantile and trite. Read More »