Buntport’s “Electra Onion Eater” is smart, tight and witty, easily within the reach of people who’ve never studied Sophocles’ “Electra” and enormously rewarding for anyone who tackled classic Greek tragedies in college. All the action takes place on a stage implicitly divided into a side yard, a kitchen and a middle-class living room. Electra (Erin Rollman) stands at the kitchen sink, chopping onions and weeping as she contemplates her miserable family situation.
WESTMINSTER — Germinal Stage’s “Six Characters in Search of an Author” was written in 1921, long before Richard Dawkins coined the word “meme” as shorthand for an interwoven communications network. But Luigi Pirandello’s “Six Characters” is just that, a classic example of absurdist theater, as well as a clever aggregation of inside jokes for actors and veteran audiences. It’s “This Is Spinal Tap” for the intellectual theater crowd.
The season’s upon us, and those who aren’t dreaming of sugarplums are reaching for the spiked eggnog after hearing “The Little Drummer Boy” for the eighth time in two hours. It’s the spiked-eggnog crowd that BETC’s production of “The Santaland Diaries” targets, the cynical elder siblings of the starry-eyed little ballerinas impatient to see “The Nutcracker,” and the adults who sing the lyrics of Bob Rivers’ “Twisted Christmas” instead of the traditional words.
@DLoesch Footage and audio contradict you, little snowflake. "Shame On You" sounds NOTHING like "Burn her!" -- and good going! Way to take a tragic situation and make it all about your own pathetic self. Can't wait till the elections this fall!
@DarylMetcalfe Please give me a lucid explanation of why an 18-year-old who is NOT enlisted in the military needs to have an automatic weapon. Why is THAT okay but the 18 year old needs to wait to age 21 to buy a handgun?
@ChuckGrassley I am far more offended by your flippancy toward the First Amendment, and by your pathetic attempts at spelling correctly, than I am by the athlete who did not stand for the National Anthem.
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Selecting a term
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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