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Inslee’s Higher Mission

“We went to the Moon because we were called by a higher mission. We need a bugle call to fight climate change.” Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, 68, hopes the bugle blows for him in […]

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Copenhagen: A Wild Improbability

This play about physics is, to use words uttered within the play itself, “a wild improbability.” Written by Michael Frayn, Copenhagen premiered in London in 1998. The Broadway opening in 2000 was crowned with success, […]

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Matilda the Musical

Imagine being assaulted on all sides by horrific parents in the evening and a sadistic school headmistress during the day. Then imagine acting out all of the abuse on stage, and calling it a children’s […]

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Hagans: Art, Truth and Lies

“Art is cool because we get to tell the truth through lies.” When R.C. Hagans was three, he found a sharpie and scribbled around all four walls of his house. “She scolded me and I […]

Theatre Scene

Parlour Game of Infidelity

English farce is a highly respected art form, but the play Don’t Dress for Dinner presents it with a twist of lemon: it was originally written for the French theatre. This English language adaptation of […]

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Grim Indeed

Even when the first volumes of Grimms’ Fairy Tales were published in the early 19th century they were not regarded as suitable for children, even though they were entitled “children’s tales.” As Ballet Austin artistic […]

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  • This play about physics is, to use words uttered within the play itself, “a wild improbability.” Written by Michael Frayn, Copenhagen premiered in London in 1998. The Broadway opening in 2000 was crowned with success, [...]
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