Category Archives: Plays

Twas A Dark and Stormy Night

You probably thought from the title that this was going to be about Snoopy but it is not.  I’ve always wanted to go to a Murder Mystery Theatre Dinner production and finally got to go to one last Friday night … Continue reading

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Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello may not be a household name for many of us, so I’m going to begin with a bit of background.  Pirandello was born in 1867 on the island of Sicily, where his family owned a sulphur business.  At the … Continue reading

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Potpourri 13

I debated whether to follow the example of most hotels and skip the # thirteen in my “potpourri” posts but, aw . . . I’m not really superstitious! This week I began my new Mystery Monday Meme (Mmm) with a … Continue reading

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No Turn Unstoned by Diana Rigg, a review

This book is a lot of fun to read.  Ms. Rigg has brought together a wide variety of reviews from actors, actresses, playwrights, and directors familiar to most of us, and respected by us, that were written more to show off … Continue reading

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A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury, review

In this historical fiction novel by Dame Edith Pargeter, the title was what drew me to it in the beginning.  Shrewsbury is a setting I feel I know well from the Brother Cadfael novels written by Pageter under the pseudonym Ellis Peters, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Trivia, Part 3

This will be the last installment of Shakespeare trivia from that wonderful tome, The Shakespeare Miscellany by David and Ben Crystal.  Ten more favourites: 1.  Between 1585, when Shakespeare’s twins were born and 1592, when there is a first reference … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Trivia, Again

Well, all it takes is an invitation to a play for me to throw a previously determined schedule out the window.  I totally missed my Shakespeare trivia yesterday so will make it up today.  My next 10 favourite pieces of … Continue reading

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