Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Nagle ABOP Essay Reviews New Austen Musical

(photo credit: Ron Heerkens Jr./broadwayworld.com)

Chris Nagle recently attended the regional premiere of the award-winning musical Austen's Pride: A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice, featured at this year's Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival in Rochester, NY. The show was followed by a lengthy talkback session with the entire cast, director Igor Goldin, producer Erin Craig, and the show's writers, Lindsay Warren Baker and Amanda Jacobs. His review essay, "Unbecoming Jane Austen," can be found at the Aphra Behn Online Public website:

http://www.aphrabehn.org/ABO/unbecoming-jane-austen-review-of-austens-pride-a-new-musical-of-pride-and-prejudice-directed-by-igor-goldin/


For those interested in an earlier review essay of the brilliant Bedlam production of Sense & Sensibility (NYC), which has been extended through Nov. 20 of this year, you can read that here:

http://www.aphrabehn.org/ABO/gossip-garrulity-privacy-privation-review-sense-sensibility-directed-eric-tucker/



http://bedlam.org

Sunday, April 10, 2016

English Department Alum Premiers 40th Feature Film (4/24/16)



Chuck Bentley's latest film features a host of WMU alum as well as several current faculty members. The premiere is free to the public and will appear on PMN and YouTube shortly thereafter for those unable to attend the screening.
More details can be found HERE.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Grace Tiffany Book Launch Party on Shakespeare's 400th Deathday!

Join Shakespeare and fiction aficionados on Shakespeare's 400th Deathday at Kazoo Books, 2413 Parkview Avenue. Saturday, April 23rd, at 1 p.m., at Kazoo Books, Shakespeare scholar and author Grace Tiffany will read from her new novel about the Gunpowder Plot, Gunpowder Percy, and local Shakespearean actors Chuck Bentley and Kitty Kashniewicz will perform explosive Shakespearean dialogues. There will also be deathday cake. Click on link for details. 

Book Launch and Shakespeare Party at Kazoo Books April 23rd