Here is a description of the play: “Set in the untamed frontier of the 1870s southwest, Vienna is beset with brothels and loose morality, but the Duke (a.k.a. the Sheriff) is unwilling to use his authority to clean up the city and departs, dressed as a friar. He leaves his deputy, Angelo, in charge, and […]
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I must admit, my biggest question going into this production “The Taming of the Shrew” was: “How do you do a show where the main male character tries to subjugate the main female character to his will and get away with it?” This IS the “#MeToo” era, after all. Click here to read more
In the age of #MeToo activism, a play about a man with power using psychological tactics to “tame” a woman’s disobedient behavior would definitely raise eyebrows — and likely ignite online outrage. Click here to read more
The borough’s premier culture umbrella, Staten Island Arts, has chosen 10 borough organizations to receive the largest amount of regrant funding in its 25 years of service. Click here to read more
Director Frank Williams and producer Cara Liander have mounted a version that goes right to the heart and soul of the piece while maintaining their 2018 point of perspective without the annoying “nudge, nudge, wink, wink” flavor or so many current meta productions. Click here to read more
An experimental production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” directed by Frank Williams, is on tap for two weekends this month at the Reformed Church on Staten Island in Port Richmond, our borough’s oldest congregation. Click here to read more