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Dinner with Falstaff

In celebration of Juneau's first Bard-a-thon, which begins Saturday, the Juneau Empire asked a handful of theater artists from our community to share their earliest Shakespearian experience, speculate on an ideal dinner companion from the plays, and single out a powerful stage or screen performance. Here's what they said. Do you remember the first character or play that really made an impact on you? How old were you?
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S.T.A.R. plays begin July 30 at Noyes Pavilion
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

For a supposed teen comedy, supporting adult characters get most of the laughs in ``10 Things I Hate About You,'' a tolerable modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's battle-of-the-sexes classic, ``The Taming of the Shrew.'' There's the bawdy Ms.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Only two months have passed since ``Shakespeare in Love'' won the Academy Award, but oh, the things that have landed on the theater critic's desk in that short time.
Publisher commissions new novels based on all 37 of Shakespeare's plays

LOS ANGELES - Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Anne Tyler has never liked "The Taming of the Shrew." "I have no favorite moments in this play," Tyler said.
JDHS students win first place in drama at state DDF tournament

The Juneau Douglas High School Debate, Drama and Forensics team won top honors in the drama category at the State DDF Tournament, held this past weekend in Anchorage.
Approaching Shakespeare, from two angles

Shakespeare has something of a dodgy reputation -- not as a playwright, of course, but as a master of dense and difficult language, daunting novice actors and audience members alike.
Around Town

Today, March 6 Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175. Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building. Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional

...directed by Michaela Moore and Lucas Hoiland. "The Taming of the Shrew" opening performace, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial...796-6017 or "The Taming of the Shrew" performace, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial...


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