As in past productions by this company, it’s difficult to tell who in the cast is vision-impaired and who isn’t, which is part of the point. This is decent Shakespeare by any standard, all of the actors (under Ike Schambelan’s direction) handling the dialogue deftly.Every single assertion is completely false! That's some solid work. It reminds me of when, in college, the campus newspaper would initiate its new editorial board by publishing a "humorous" issue full of inaccuracies. I can only assume that something similar is happening here, but aren't they worried that people might actually take them seriously? Ah, well, at least we happy few know the truth...
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Yesterday: opposite day at the New York Times!
...Judging from Neil Genzlinger's completely inaccurate and far too indulgent review of Theater by the Blind's A Midsummer Night's Dream. This was my favorite paragraph: