Category Archives: Reviews

Theatre Review: Soulpepper’s “Tartuffe”

Tartuffe Soulpepper Theatre Company Written by Molière, Translated by Richard Wilbur, Directed by László Marton Review by Mary Kim The playwright Molière, considered today as one of the great masters of comedy in the Western canon, wrote and performed Tartuffe … Continue reading

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Review: “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power” by Jimmy Carter

Reviewed by Rosemary Anderson A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power Jimmy Carter Simon & Schuster, 2014  A Call to Action, by Jimmy Carter, is a profoundly compelling argument for women worldwide to be given the same rights … Continue reading

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Review: “How does a single blade of grass thank the sun?” by Doretta Lau

How does a single blade of grass thank the sun? Doretta Lau 2014, Nightwood Editions Review by Keri Korteling This slim volume of stories, a dozen in all, punches well above its weight. Literally. In stories as quick and sharp … Continue reading

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Review: Lily Poritz Miller’s “The Newcomers”

The Newcomers Lily Poritz Miller

 Three O’Clock Press, 2013 Review by Robert Shaw When we meet the Hoffmans, a South African Jewish family, they are newly immigrated to Little Falls—one of many post-World War II textile towns spread throughout New … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: “Cymbeline” at Bard on the Beach

Cymbeline Directed by Anita Rochon Review by Clara Kumagai Cymbeline is one of Shakespeare’s rarely performed plays, one that has been termed both a tragedy and a romance. It’s a refreshing experience, to see such a Shakespearean play, without having … Continue reading

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Theatre review: “Equivocation” at Bard on the Beach

Equivocation Written by Bill Cain Directed by Michael Shamata Review by Clara Kumagai Equivocation, written by Bill Cain, focuses on a particular time in Shakespeare’s life—it’s the year 1606and the Gunpowder Plot has recently been overturned. When the government decides … Continue reading

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