January 27th, 2012 06:56 pm    Comments Off on PART TWO OF OUR TAKE ON "THE TEMPEST";

PART TWO OF OUR TAKE ON "THE TEMPEST";

January 27, 2012 – We have discussed already the cacophonic introduction – the echoing tympany drums and the strobe lights with wind machines and jostling masts evoking the image of a great storm as conjured up by the vindictive castaway-magician, Prospero.  The production staff has to be congratulated for putting on a wild, tumultuous scene with what money it had. …

January 25th, 2012 04:36 pm    Comments Off on OUR TAKE ON THE TEMPEST AT THE PARK BAR;

OUR TAKE ON THE TEMPEST AT THE PARK BAR;

January 25, 2012 – Owing to a cascade of public interest in my intellectual life, I have finally relented and set myself down here to recount last Friday’s attendance of Shakespeare’s later fantasy play: “The Tempest”.  It was put on by a troupe of Wayne State University drama students on the second floor of the Park Bar and Bucharest Grill…