The Edge Productions’ “Venus in Fur”

The Edge Productions opens its tantalizing production of Venus in Fur this week at Shō Studios. This dynamic, intriguing two person play by David Ives is perfectly suited to the intimate setting at Shō, and beguiles audience members with a story of art, love, and the politics of sex. Venus in Fur is based on…

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“Butterfly” – Shakespeare in Community Assignment #4

Before I talk about how I broke my project, I want to talk a bit about the speech itself. I chose Helena's "How happy some o'er other some can be" speech from Act 1 Scene 1. It's one of my favourites because I think it is one of the most true to life depictions of…

“Elektra by Sophocles”

I have always been interested in seeing Elektra by Sophocles. Having helped to teach other Greek tragedies but not this one in particular, I was excited to have the opportunity to finally see it. I was certainly not disappointed. I cannot imagine a better experience seeing this play. The first thing one noticed entering the…