Despite being one of the last books Roald Dahl ever wrote, Matilda has remained one of the British author’s highest-selling works. Even so, The Guardian notes a significant jump in Matilda’s global sales since 2016, the year of Brexit and the last U.S. presidential election. At its core, Matilda is a lesson in learning about […]
Archives for November 20, 2019
Review: The Velveteen Rabbit at Adventure Theatre MTC
The best and worst part of toddlers are their Big Feelings. Just the morning of me writing this piece, my toddler (who we call The Shark) has displayed righteous indignation at not being allowed to untie my shoes, throwing-herself-on-the-floor rage at being asked to go to the potty, and screaming delight at booping my nose. […]
Review: Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra gets a lusty, lively staging at ASC
Antony and Cleopatra is Shakespeare’s saga of love and war, in which — spoiler alert — war wins. Our situation is this: Julius Caesar has been assassinated and, after some skirmishing, the silver-tongued Marc Antony, along with Caesar’s deputy Lepidus and Caesar’s great-nephew Octavius, now rule Rome as a triumvirate. Antony is on a mission […]
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