Performing Arts

Ronald Peet (left)and Grant Davis spar for love in the Shakespeare/Fletcher collaboration, The Two Noble Kinsmen, at Blackfriars. Image: Lauren D. Rogers

ARTS Pick: The Two Noble Kinsmen

Prison riot Even Shakespeare and John Fletcher knew that the rewrite of a Chaucer poem took some serious guts back in the early 17th century. Despite the potential for total demolishment of a poetic monument, the duo lets chaos run rampant in The Two Noble Kinsmen. What happens when two imprisoned cousins fall in love with […]

Hit maker John Cena (standind) appears in another WWE farcical phenomenon RAW: Road to Wrestlemania at John Paul Jones Arena. © 2013 World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.  All Rights Reserved

ARTS Pick: RAW Road to Wrestlemania

Slammer time In case the new Die Hard flick didn’t cut it and you still need your fix of action with little to no plot, World Wrestling Entertainment brings us RAW: Road to Wrestlemania a great one. All the big names, from the perpetually shirtless John Cena to the cleverly named The Miz and the mysterious Kaitlyn, are bringing […]

The man and myth, Cyrano de Bergerac, has inspired many theatrical productions including Play On!'s Mostly Cyrano. Image: Wikimedia Commons

ARTS Pick: Mostly Cyrano

Nasal passages: Although Edmond Rostand’s theatrical classic Cyrano de Bergerac needs no other proof of success beyond the introduction of the word “panache” into the vernacular, the folks over at Play On! have done him another favor. In local playwright Peter Coy’s take, Mostly Cyrano, a troupe of actors prepares to tackle the gargantuan piece only to have its themes […]