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|Review Roundup: RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES|
by Review Roundups - May 19, 2014
On Saturday 17th May, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies celebrated their opening night at the Aldwych Theatre, London WC2. The West End company includes Ben Miles as Cromwell, Nathaniel Parker as Henry VIII, Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn, Paul Jesson as Cardinal Wolsey and Lucy Briers as Katherine of Aragon. (more...)
|BWW Reviews: WOLF HALL, Aldwych Theatre, May 17 2014|
by Gary Naylor - May 17, 2014
Gary Naylor sees an ambitious, clever and tremendously rewarding adaptation of Hilary Mantel's award-winning historical novels, transferred from the RSC's Stratford-upon-Avon home to the West End for a summer season. (more...)
|BWW Reviews: Stark Naked Theatre Company's THE WINTER'S TALE Makes You Laugh, Swoon, and Cry|
by David Clarke - May 11, 2014
William Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE has experienced intermittent popularity. With a complex structure, the play is a tragedy, comedy, and romance. Shakespeare draws large inspiration from Robert Greene's Pandosto, and some scholars claim the play is a parallel to the fall of Anne Boleyn. As we bid farewell to the longest winter in recent memory, Houston's Stark Naked Theatre Company is producing a whimsical and surprisingly touching take on THE WINTER'S TALE. (more...)
|BWW Interviews: Lydia Leonard, Anne Boleyn in RSC's WOLF HALL And BRING UP THE BODIES|
by Carrie Dunn - May 11, 2014
As a Tudor history obsessive, it's a source of constant professional frustration to me that I can never ask some of the key players the questions that would establish the truth behind the myths and mysteries. Performers taking on roles of iconic real-life people, however, get to sift through the sources to understand the figure they're portraying. (more...)
|The Gamm to Conclude Season with BLACKBIRD, 5/1-6/1|
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) closes Season 29 with the Rhode Island premiere of Blackbird, Scottish playwright David Harrower's shocking drama that captivates audiences and leaves them breathless. Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella directs Madeleine Lambert (Anne Boleyn in Anne Boleyn) and Gamm Resident Actor Jim O'Brien (Salter in A Number, Thomas Cromwell in Anne Boleyn) in the discomfiting story of a tormented young woman who confronts a traumatic relationship from her childhood. Blackbird runs from May 1-June 1 at The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI. (more...)
|Seven Lectures at The Seven Gables Presents: History's Witches and Other Odd Tales by Author & Illustrator Lisa Graves|
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2014
Wednesday, March 19th at 6pm - ''History's Witches' takes the notion that the past is boring and colorless and infuses it with character, wit and magic. Lisa Graves' bright and charming historical vignettes are a delightful way to experience the stories of oft forgotten women. It's storytelling at its most creative.' -Beckett Graham & Susan Vollenweider, The History Chicks
The House of the Seven Gables is excited to announce another great cast of authors and experts for this year's speaker series at Salem's premiere historic site. The House of Seven Gables offers a year-long variety of lectures where you will discover 330 years of Salem History through their museum and collection of historic buildings.
Join local author and illustrator Lisa Graves for the first of the Seven Lectures series for an evening of intimate discussion on some of history's most colorful women. Through research for her blog, History Witch featuring fun facts and illustrations on quirky, sometimes lesser known people in history, Lisa has compiled quite the collection of historic tales. Learn about Bessie Coleman, the first African American female pilot, Nellie Bly a groundbreaking investigative journalist, Eleanor of Aquitane, Anne Boleyn, Bridget Bishop, Amelia Earhart and so many more fascinating women. Lisa will be discussing some of these women and their amazing, courageous and often times humorous adventures and give you a glimpse into her process of researching and writing her books: History's Witches which is available now and Trail Blazers which will be released Spring 2014.
Lisa Graves grew up in Norfolk, MA, went to Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, MA and then on to San Diego Advertising Arts School. She has been a professional illustrator for over 17 years developing books, gift products, and creating installation art for corporate clients.
Essex Heritage and Seven Gables Members are free; Non-Members $15.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your ticket. (more...)
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