Older Means of Reviewing No Longer Worth Its Weight in Stars?

“Older Means of Reviewing No Longer Worth Its Weight in Stars?” Below is an excerpt from John Ellingsworth’s most recent post “Could Twitter Spell the End of Star Ratings?” on The Guardian theatre blog, and it’s worth a read, particularly if you have been following last week’s conversation over at the Parabasis blog about the (de)merits … Continue reading

Brevity is the Soul of Wits, Tweets and Twits

Brevity is the Soul of Wits, Tweets and Twits In Hamlet, it is Polonious who utters the famous and frequently quoted line, “Brevity is the soul of wit.”  While in the play this remark evokes ironic humor because it is only one line of many that Polonius spews during a sprawling, cautionary speech to his … Continue reading

Pericles, Day 4

Pericles, Day 4 It is not everyday that you get to see a live performance of a play that you are reading, so I am very excited that I will have the opportunity to attend a production of Pericles this summer.  If you live in the Tampa Bay area, this coming August, Jobsite Theatre Company … Continue reading

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