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.
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.
It seems to me that everyone has heard the name "Susan Boyle", the unsuspecting talent that showed up on the doorstep of "Britain's Got Talent" - shocking everyone with her powerful voice and singing "I Dreamed a Dream.
S.T.A.R. plays begin July 30 at Noyes Pavilion
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.
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.
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
...Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Produced, designed and directed by Michaela Moore and Lucas Hoiland. "The Taming of the Shrew" opening performace, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall, old Elks Hall, 117 South Franklin. Details...
"Love is not love / Which alters when it alteration finds"
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