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"Pericles

Stratford Upon the East River

Glen Roven | Posted 04.16.2017 | Arts
Glen Roven

Over the last few weeks I was reminded of those halcyon times as I saw two vastly different productions by two vastly different companies, but this time they weren't across the Thames but across the East River, in Brooklyn.

First Nighter: Shakespeare Globe Smartly Does the Bard's Jacobean Works

David Finkle | Posted 03.03.2017 | Arts
David Finkle

During the winter months the Shakespeare's Globe crowd--as the current artistic director Dominic Dromgoole is about to depart--is bringing William Shakespeare indoors.

Storyteller

John David Mann | Posted 02.08.2017 | Impact
John David Mann

My mom was a storyteller. Of all her stories, one of my favorites was her riff about the irate parent and the French class. It goes like this. A devo...

Pericles, Pericles, Wherefore Art Thou?

George Heymont | Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Whether your name is Odysseus or Belle Poitrine, random encounters with multiple lovers or an errant cyclops can become major distractions. The important part of embracing change is to take that first big step toward finding a new you.

Quirky, Flamboyant Stagecraft Propels Pericles at Berkeley Rep

Leo Stutzin | Posted 06.22.2013 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Wing-Davey and company -- including a three-piece ensemble that provides all manner of terrific musical and sound support -- have turned this Pericles into a showcase for quirky stagecraft. If that sounds like your dish, have at it.

If LA Shall Appear Great to You, Consider Then Passing CCFO

Edward Headington | Posted 04.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

There are still glories ahead for our City of Angels but only if men and women purchase them through thoughtful policymaking.

Sex, Politics, and the Porn Star DA

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

From Pericles to Petraeus, public figures have run afoul of sex. The only thing really surprising about the public reaction to the burgeoning sex scandal among top military leaders is the fact that people are surprised.

Henry Kissinger: Moral Midget Destined for Obscurity

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

At key points in his ego-driven career, Henry Kissinger was confronted with a choice between power and moral principle. He chose power, and became a moral dwarf.