It is Venice in the middle of the 16th century – or the mid-1920s, in New York’s Little Italy, as director Ethan McSweeny would have it; it doesn’t matter. Salerio (the excellent Andy Murray) has just heard something that is making him laugh.
Archives for June 27, 2011
In her life in the theater, Randy Danson has played a roll call of outsized women. Think of them: Clytemnestra in The Oresteia, Agave in The Bacchae, Mae Garga in In the Jungle of the Cities, Phaedra, Ahab’s Wife, Kate in The Taming of the Shrew, the Duchess of Malfi, Arkedina in Chekhov’s The Seagull, […]
There is a special feel when you take in performances at a festival. You get the excitement of discovery, a pilgrimage, and celebration all at once. It has as much to do with the juxtaposition of offerings as the offerings themselves.