Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Langham Court Theatre June 11-28, 2014-a review.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Langham Court Theatre June 11-28, 2014. A review. As my friend Cheryl DeWolfe elegantly wrote recently in I’m Familiar With That Story , so often we are not—familiar; to our detriment. That is the case, I discovered, with my spotty knowledge of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.  I know the major plot lines, and can probably quote a line or two from some of the more well-known soliloquies, but as for Rosencrantz and … [Read more...]

Heroes by Gérald Sibleyras at Langham Court Nov 13 – 30, 2013. A review.

Heroes by Gérard Sibleyras, translated by Tom Stoppard, currently playing at Langham Court Theatre until November 30, 2013, is a gentle, sweet , funny and slightly saucy play that treads carefully on well-worn ground, without becoming maudlin or hoary. Travel to Europe, and in every village or town square, at every coffee counter or small bar, pétanque field or outdoor chess game, you’ll see them gathered – the old men. Their days revolve … [Read more...]