Agamemnon – Aeschylus

The play should have been called Clytemnestra if Aeschylus had consistently followed his own treatment of the Greek myths about the Trojan wars. The interest and the drama, not to speak of the audience’s attention, center on her (Olympia  ...

Finders Keepers – Peter Sheridan

As his brother and nieces anxiously await the outcome of their Oscar nominations, Peter Sheridan sees the production of his new play under the ‘new writing’ banner at the Peacock. Accompanied by a lavish program celebrating 100 years of  ...

Hamlet – William Shakespeare

Online references on Hamlet Second Age Theatre Company has specialized in Shakespeare since its inception. Its repertoire includes all of the heavy hitters (King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Romeo and Juliet), with just  ...

Crowns – Regina Taylor

In the southern community that is represented in Regina Taylor’s musical Crowns, the word on the street is our crowns have been bought and paid for, all we have to do is wear them. And these words, like a  ...

Aristocrats – Brian Friel

Online references on Brian Friel Would you read a book entitled "Recurring cultural, political and social modes in the upper strata of Roman Catholic society in rural Ireland since the act of Catholic Emancipation"?  ...

Embedded – Tim Robbins

A program written like a tabloid and the sound of hard rock music blaring set the stage for the raw biting material to come. Embedded, Tim Robbins’ caustic counter-attack to the Iraq war machine, savagely bursts forth with the  ...

Henry IV – William Shakespeare

The Lincoln Center Theater has delivered a stunning Henry IV, directed by Dakin Matthews. The script merges Parts One and Two into a playable stage version with no seams showing. Hotspur (Ethan Hawke) stole the show from Prince Hal  ...