What's with all of these dragons and dungeons? Our upcoming production of She Kills Monsters delves into the world of tabletop role-playing games. If you've never had an encounter with RPGs before, read on!
As Jonathan mentioned in his last post, The Merchant of Venice was a collaboration with local jazz musician Tom Nagy. Tom wrote a score to accompany the production; here he is talking about the music and the process of putting it all together.
Our production of The Merchant of Venice makes some bold choices in its setting (the Jazz Age), its conclusion (immediately following the trial), and its costuming (with most of the characters en masque). Director Jonathan Dietrich has shared some of his thoughts behind those choices with us.
In The Merchant of Venice, Portia and Shylock face off in the courtroom. Here, we bring actors Mark Starratt (Shylock) and Faith Andrew (Portia) face to face on some of the important ideas and issues that this play addresses.
After a fatal accident, Agnes comes to the uncomfortable realization that she knew nothing about her nerdy little sister, Tilly. To fix this, she recruits Tilly's friend Chuck to help her play through a Dungeons & Dragons module that Tilly had created. She Kills Monsters offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.