Looking through some clips recently, I ran across one of my favorite old articles. This was published in the Holiday Records section of the East Bay Express on November 24, 2000. When New Times bought the Express in 2001 they deleted all the paper’s online archives from before the sale, but the
The new issue of Theatre Bay Area is out! And it features the full script of Josh Costello’s stage adaptation of Cory Doctorow’s novel Little Brother, a play I reviewed for the Marin IJ a year ago when it premiered at Custom Made Theatre Co. Here’s my editor’s note for the January/February issue, and my interview with Josh about the play should be up on the site in a week or two. Also in this issue, we profile composer Marcus Shelby and playwright Christopher Chen, and Impact Theatre‘s Melissa Hillman talks about how the concept of color-blind casting is a load of nonsense.
In Entertainment Weekly‘s “Must List” this week, it singles out a Broadway production of The Importance of Being Earnest:
A sparking new Oscar Wilde production offers a hilarious twist: The imperious Lady Bracknell is played by a man.
I just had to share this:
“Silent”? Really?? If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a zillion times: They’re NOT THOSE KINDS OF MIMES!
Next up: An article about how it’s cruel for UC Berkeley to use live bears for sporting spectacles.