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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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