This is the first post in what will doubtless be a dismayingly long series of occasional rants.
“Shakespeare is in the unique position of speaking universally while not losing any of the intensity of the language of where he comes from,” said [...]
Last week, I saw two performances in London. One was the kind of show I tend to love and generally want to see much more of at home in Toronto: a contemporary staging of an old play (Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The School for Scandal); the other was the kind of show I tend to [...]
Pictograms are fascinating images. Their purpose is to communicate as much as possible with the greatest economy of expression; they are designed to achieve both maximum comprehension and inclusivity.
Some pictograms are gender-specific – we all know this one:
- Berlin, Day 17: Coriolanus (Shakespeare / Sanchez), Deutsches Theater Kammerspiele
- Berlin, Day 16: Hedda Gabler (Ibsen / Pucher), Deutsches Theater
- Brecht, Baumgarten, Blackface
- Berlin, Day 14: Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare / Eidinger), Schaubuehne
- Berlin, Days 10 to 12: Too much to say, too little time…
- Nice essay by @nestruck on German theatre's "irreverence for classics" & why Canada needs more of that attitude: soa.li/2lDrMwY 5 hours ago
- Now I wish I'd stayed in Berlin through the weekend -- cleary missed a great discussion! Regietheater, auf Englisch theatertreffen-blog.de/tt13/allgemein… 14 hours ago
- Stand up to Rob Ford! Sit-in for answers! rob-ford-sit-in.squarespace.com #TOpoli 1 day ago
- Berlin, Day 17: Coriolanus (Shakespeare / Sanchez), Deutsches Theater Kammerspiele -- my last review of this trip! dispositio.net/archives/1595 5 days ago
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