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A 21st Century Shakespeare?

I saw Man and Superman at the National Theatre this week. A beautiful and highly entertaining production and I’d recommend it. But that’s not what this entry’s about. 348 more words

George Bernard Shaw

We went to see Ralph Fiennes in Man and Superman at the National Theatre last week, in preview. I’m still thinking about it a week later. 22 more words

Painting Diary

Review: Pygmalion - an ABEO Playhouse Production


I don’t think I have to explain myself because it’s horribly apparent that I’m just starting out as a “budding writer” to say the least and these are just some of my opinions and observations. 634 more words


Quote of the day, Feb. 28

George Bernard Shaw, on democracy

“Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.”


Playwright Djanet Sears discovers rich vein of black history in Ontario

Djanet Sears wanted her story back.

The title of her drama The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God, which opened Thursday at the Arrata Opera Centre, was inspired by a short story of nearly the same title written by George Bernard Shaw that focused less on the black girl and more on the ideas espoused by the colonial presence in Africa. 606 more words


Famous Artist Quote #0236

“I like to quote myself frequently and often, it makes me sound much more intelligent than I actually am.”

George Bernard Shaw


London Theater Review: Ralph Fiennes in 'Man and Superman'

What a piece of work is “Man and Superman”? Hard work, to be frank. George Bernard Shaw’s experimental juggernaut — deemed unstageable in 1903 — makes for three and a half hours of tangled philosophy: a blow-away light comedy weighed down by footnotes. 543 more words