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Reader of the Banned: City Lit Theater Presents Books on the Chopping Block

Devoting one’s life to banning books undoubtedly cuts into one’s reading time. Those too busy to read the volumes they work so hard to keep others from perusing should consider […]

Dan Kelly /
Stages, Theater

Review: The Bliss Family Sets a Chaotic Table for Their Guests in Noel Coward’s Hay Fever at City Lit

A high farce, a comedy of manners, a play named after an irrelevant medical condition. Those would be a few ways to describe Noel Coward’s 1925 play, Hay Fever, now on […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Stages, Theater

Review: City Lit Stages Fuente Ovejuna, a Thoroughly Modern Tale 400 Years Old

Spanish playwright Lope de Vega wrote a compelling drama about a village that rebelled against its lecherous overlord to protect its women—a very 21st century story. De Vega wrote it […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Stages, Theater

Prometheus Bound, a Greek Play Retold With Puppet Gods and Song

The retelling of classics, especially Greek fables and tragedies, is going through a revival in the contemporary arts and theater world. But what the makers of Prometheus Bound have that […]

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