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A COMPOSER ‘IMAGINES’ BECKETT

IMAGINING BECKETT Composer Michael Roth’s 30-year journey with Samuel Beckett’s Imagination Dead Imagine More than 35 years ago, a 21-year-old composer living with his parents in Long Island had the chutzpah to imagine a collaboration with one of the most revolutionary figures in the history of English-speaking theater. And, as sometimes happens to determined dreamers, …

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JUST AS YOU’D LIKE IT

JUST AS YOU’D LIKE IT The forest of Arden comes alive at Shakespeare’s Globe in London Three qualities that make a production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It unforgettable are a most appealing Rosalind, intriguing Jacques, and sprightly pace to move things along without feeling hurried. At Shakespeare’s Globe in London, during summer 2015, …

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AFTERTHOUGHTS: ‘CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND’

AFTERTHOUGHTS ‘Rock’ and a hard place Lauren Yee’s dive into 1970s Cambodian pop lands her amid standing ovations. The audience at the first Saturday night performance of Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band, a new play with music receiving its world premiere at South Coast Repertory through March 25, had remained seated and soundless as a …

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FEATURES | POSTS Theatertimes blog and links to feature articles in publications [wp-tiles id=”8672, 3969, 3590, 2479, 8362, 2900, 4610, 2250, 5997, 5037, 2261, 6298″ grids=”BLOG POSTS”]   BLOG POSTS Click title to view Time Beyond the Time Folk singer Art Podell’s parlor song May 27, 2017 A Bountiful Trip to ‘Orange’ Aditi Brennan Kapil’s …

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THEATERTIMES | ARTICLES

ARTICLES Theater Bettering the Bard May 2, 2018 • Amy Freed has thrown herself into an update of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew by inserting a wiley female contemporary of the playwright into his Prologue, and then steering the debate into more acceptable contemporary currents for modern audiences. ‘Rock’ and the Hard Place …

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