Reading Shakespeare’s Plays

I like reading plays.  It's like seeing into the playwright's mind.  By the time the play gets to the stage, it is filtered through the director's vision, the actor's craft, the set, the lighting, sound, and the aspects of the individual theater.  Think of the difference between a performance of MacBeth at the Globe and … Continue reading Reading Shakespeare’s Plays

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Hamilton

{I wrote this after I saw the Off-Broadway production of Hamilton in previews at the Public Theater. The rest, as they say, is history.} Aaron Burr Jr, whose father was the President of The College of New Jersey now known as Princeton University, is buried along with his father in Princeton Cemetery. A few blocks … Continue reading Hamilton