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  • Theater – Camelot

    It’s amazing the kind of things we let ourselves think we’re familiar with.  So many movies, tv shows and theatrical performance has permeated our general pop culture that it’s easy to think, “Oh, I’ve seen that, right?”  I am that way with a lot of movies.  I’m pretty sure I haven’t seen Citizen Kane or […]

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  • Theater – Waiting for Godot

    There are certain things that as a cultured person you feel you ought to know, or read or see.  There have been times when – despite being an aficionado of pop culture – I have failed myself profusely on some of these popular culture touchstones in literature, theater, movies and television.  And I felt really […]

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  • Theater – Noura

    It’s not too often we get to see something new at the Shakespeare Theatre.  Not just plays that are brand-spanking new, but modern ones.  There will be one every few years or so, but the company likes to lean on Shakespeare, shows from a slightly later era that may have been rewritten, or “modern” (meaning […]

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  • Theater – Hamlet

    When you think about the great works of theater of all time, if you haven’t included Hamlet on your list, you’re probably not putting your list together very well.  And it seems that every high schooler in America (and probably in England as well) is made to study the show.  Unfortunately for me, that wasn’t […]