What does everybody fear most? Why, death, of course. Women may fear childbirth. There is something near-death-like about it. But death? Death happens to everybody. Which is why some may find Branden Jacobs-Jenkins‘s play Everybody a bit disquieting. Everybody, now playing at Artists Repertory Theatre, is a play about death. The play opens with the Usher (Sarah Lucht). […]
The State of the State Unapologetically late…as usual…I am fondly remembering a fabulous trip to Washington D.C. four years ago with three of my nearest and dearest. We spent the most fabulous week there exploring the city–mostly those little museums along the Mall, the Capitol, a reception in Sen. Jeff Merkeley’s office, trips to Olde […]2017 Solar Eclipse, Alison Bechdel, An Octoroon, Artists Repertory Theatre, book reviews, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, drama, Fun Home, Iain Banks, Jeanine Tesori, Jessmyn Ward, Lisa Kron, Mitchell OR, murder, Musicals, mystery-suspense, National Book Award, Portland Center Stage, Salvage the Bones, satire, Scotland, Sen. Jeff Merkeley, Stonemouth, Tony Award, Washington D.C.