Why’d You Pick This Play?

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My Fort Lauderdale-based theatre company, Thinking Cap Theatre, is currently midway through a four week run of the Florida premiere of Cleansed by Sarah Kane.  During post-show conversations with guests, I have found myself regularly answering the question: Why’d you pick this play? I wish now that I would have put this question back to … Continue reading

Let’s Talk about Titus Andronicus

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I’ve just finished reading for the first time Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare’s first tragedy and one of his earliest plays–scholars date its composition to circa 1589-1592, and the first Quarto version of it was printed in 1594.  The play’s style is very much in keeping with a subgenre of plays popular in the 1580’s, known as … Continue reading

‘Camp’ Camp; Or, Blog Band Camp for and about the Exaggeratedly Theatrical

‘Camp’ Camp; Or, Blog Band Camp for and about the Exaggeratedly Theatrical The inspiration for this post came from Josh’s comment yesterday on my “Metablogging: Drama Daily 2009 Recap” post.  In brief, Josh got a camp vibe from Sarah Kane’s plays.  This association hadn’t occurred to me when I first read some of her work … Continue reading

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