Review

“Countess Bathory” is a Startling, Intimate Tragedy

On the invitation of playwright, performer, and erstwhile genius Jared McDaris, the Fella and I found ourselves attending a Friday night performance of the new Elizabethan tragedy, "Countess Bathory." Written in iambic pentameter, styled after Shakespeare's finest twisted looking-glass stage stories of human ambition, revulsion, and misfortune, "Bathory" is staged in the very intimate space… Continue reading “Countess Bathory” is a Startling, Intimate Tragedy

Non-Fiction, Review

Theatre Review: Otherworld Theatre Company’s “Queen Amarantha”

Arriving in the cool, quiet City Lit theatre space Thursday night for Otherworld Theatre Company's newest production, I am immediately transported to a time and a place not my own. The intimate but flexible stage is lit in blues and greens, with ivy crawling the walls of a crumbling castle ruin, and through the high-above birdsong and rustling… Continue reading Theatre Review: Otherworld Theatre Company’s “Queen Amarantha”