Category: theater

plays

plays

I’ve read a couple plays for a class I’m taking and they are very modern plays, meaning they’re not Shakespeare with lots of fluffy words and a cast of a million characters. These plays only have four main characters and aren’t very long. No multiple acts, just a large handful of scenes and lots of…

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Brooklyn and Hamlet

Brooklyn and Hamlet

Over the weekend I saw a film (Brooklyn) and a play (Hamlet) and while my expectations were low and high for each show respectively, they ended up being reversed by the time the actors took the bow. The film, set in Ireland and Brooklyn, NY, was beautifully made, with great costumes and strong but subtle…

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