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On Jealousy, Campus Exploration, and Good Entertainment

"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts..." Shakespeare, As You Like It I'm pretty jealous of my friend. Her daughters attend the relatively local and highly desirable San Diego State University. They have… Continue reading On Jealousy, Campus Exploration, and Good Entertainment

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Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” Marvelously Meets 1920’s New Orleans at San Diego’s Old Globe

Usually, I prefer to see a theatrical production in it's original format- musicals with all the songs, operas with full sets, not minimalistic productions, Shakespeare in all it's Elizabethan splendor. The Old Globe Theater of San Diego presented a superb rendition of Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" that I swear should not be missed! Director… Continue reading Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” Marvelously Meets 1920’s New Orleans at San Diego’s Old Globe

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August Theater Pick: Mel Brooks’s “The Producers” by The Rialto Community Players

My mom has been having fun with community theater for decades. If she isn't acting in a play, she is ushering or attending productions, often with her friends on stage... which isn't a rare occurrence since after all these years, she seems to be familiar the entire California theater community. Last month she saw a… Continue reading August Theater Pick: Mel Brooks’s “The Producers” by The Rialto Community Players

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“Though she be but Little, she is Fierce.”

Saw "Midsummer Night's Dream" with The Girl. I've never seen it before and always wanted to, so when she announced that she had control of the TV for homework's sake, I joined in. I loved it when the "Though she be but little, she is fierce" line came up- I forgot that it came from… Continue reading “Though she be but Little, she is Fierce.”