Monthly Archives: April 2016

A New Look at the Perils of “Pericles” at Two River Theater

What better place to spin a yarn about shipwrecks, pirates, sex and violence and such than in what’s known in modern parlance as a dive bar? While William Shakespeare did not set “Pericles” in a pub, Two River Theater has … Continue reading

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Twelfth Century Alive and Well in Holmdel’s “Becket”

French dramatist Jean Anouilh (1910-1987) claims to have written “Becket” “by chance,” after reading an account of twelfth-Century English history in which some 30 pages were devoted to the story of Thomas Becket. “I had expected to find a saint,” … Continue reading

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