Hey, Batman: park the Batmobile. And, Spiderman, you’d better hang it up. Japan’s most popular hero is ready to battle greedy ogres, packing a peach powered punch. Bethesda’s got him and he will win the day with a resounding “Ka-ra-choom!”
Archives for February 4, 2013
Kafka on the Shore
Two generations of Japanese men search for their destinies not knowing where their journeys, which span the time and space continuum, might lead them. That is the fundamental conception of Haruki Murakami’s acclaimed 2002 novel Kafka on the Shore, which was later translated into English in 2005.
The bare stage in Our Town could be a reflection of how we come into and leave the world. With nothing. Thornton Wilder’s classic piece is having a 75th year celebration at Ford’s Theatre with color blind casting that pushes the imagination.
The Pirate Laureate of Port Town
Heyo! Shiver me timbers. Playwright Zachary Fernebok takes us into his fantasy pirate world inspired by the point-and-click Monkey Island video games and the animated cartoon hero, Guybrush Threepwood, a lovable but nerdy, wanna-be pirate who becomes the model for stage character Finn (Alex Vaughan). All served up with camp (style) humor.