Time for a Farce

A good hearty laugh is the world’s best medicine, and you’ll get your dose of it at Two River Theater‘s performance of Noises Off. On stage until February 3, the cast and crew make this show a memorable one. The laughs pour in just after intermission as the slapstick comedy goes into overdrive. Noises Off is a true …

Fancy Some Love’s Labor’s Lost?

Take your Shakespearean hats off for this one, the emcee warned us at the onset of the performance. When you see the Quintessence Theatre’s adaptation of Love’s Labor’s Lost, you’ll know why. It’s Shakespeare with Americanisms throughout. Josh Carpenter plays the “fantastical” Spaniard Don Armado, and his performance is superb, and downright funny. That voice he uses! The cast gives …

Charles Perrault

Honoring the Father of Fairytale

Google is bringing to the forefront an author that few know, except for the token academia folklorist, but whose work is in nearly every children’s library. On this day in 1628, Charles Perrault was born. The father of fairytale and the author of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, to name a few, his own life story is worth acknowledging as …