From movie to musical to movie – back and forth goes “Footloose.” Right now, with the release of a new movie version showing on hundreds of screens across the country, attention is being paid to the changes made to bring a 1984 movie up to the expectations of a 2011 multiplex cinema audience.
Archives for October 25, 2011
Synetic Theater’s distinctive take on the Bard endures with the company’s Speak No More Silent Shakespeare Festival’s second offering: Othello. Synetic stamps its signature on one of Shakespeare’s most popular tragedies, the story of the doomed Moor, Othello, stirred by deceit, consumed by obsession and finally propelled to murder the one he loves.
Collect all the polluted epithets that people hurl at each other on the street and you’d have quite a heavy volume, not the least of which would concern people’s mothers. The streets of 1980s London are a dark and nasty place in Steven Berkoff’s play, a re-imagining of Oedipus Rex for the Margaret Thatcher years. […]