The Way We Light

After a few weeks away, let’s get back to the world of lighting. This week I take a look at the way the stage is lit. This is not about fixture types or what is normally placed on what truss. This week is about the different areas on stage you can place lights and how … More The Way We Light

Versions of Romeo & Juliet Throughout History

When you think of Romeo and Juliet, what first comes to mind: Shakespeare’s play, the 1968 film adaptation or one of the many beautiful paintings featuring the lovers? Or, perhaps, you recall sitting in high school English, Drama or Literature trying to decipher the archaic language while pretending to find the hidden meaning of it … More Versions of Romeo & Juliet Throughout History

Mark Twain’s “Is Shakespeare Dead?” with Keir Cutler, Ph.D.

Mark Twain’s hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Adapted and performed by Keir Cutler, Ph.D. at the 2003 Winnipeg Fringe Festival. Listing the handful of established facts of Shakespeare’s life, Twain ridicules the fantasy that an uneducated youth could have wandered into London and, with virtually none … More Mark Twain’s “Is Shakespeare Dead?” with Keir Cutler, Ph.D.