Theater

Giorgia Meloni

Covid Regime Takes a Mortal Blow Where It Began: Italy

The election of Giorgia Meloni as the Prime Minister of Italy is sending shockwaves across both the Left and the Right as an opponent of the globalist Elite enjoys widespread support.

The Spiritual Drama of Eve Lavalliere

On Friday, July 12, 1929, the following report appeared in The Times of London: “Our Paris Correspondent telegraphs that the death has occurred at Thuilieres, in the Vosges, of Mlle. Eve Lavalliere, formerly an actress of distinction. She had been living in retirement for the last 12 years, having suddenly come to the decision, in [...]

The Church and the Stage

In 1997, a group of arts enthusiasts established The Storm Theatre in New York City to focus on work that explores what it means to be human. Over the years, its repertoire has ranged from classical Shakespeare to Karol Wojtyla’s obscure plays to modern works reflecting life today. Zoe Romanowsky talked to Artistic Director Peter [...]

Isabella and Angelo

A very tangled situation arises in one of Shakespeare's lesser-known plays, Measure for Measure. This is to say nothing particularly arresting; after all, what do we come upon in any of his plays but tangled situations? We all know the agonies and cross-currents in Hamlet and Macbeth, of course. (To my own mind, King Lear [...]

Weighing Doubt: One Playwright’s Measured Look at the Crisis in the Catholic Church

  Faced with the lurid, tragic landscape of the Catholic Church's child sex-abuse scandal, some of the laity have posed the question: Where were the nuns when this was going on? Playwright John Patrick Shanley offers a rich, multi-layered response to this and many other related matters -- theological, psychological, and moral -- in Doubt, [...]

How Catholic Was Shakespeare?

Shakespeare stands as a wonderful anomaly. It could be argued that no artist in the history of the Western world enjoys both the critical and popular esteem of Shakespeare. His poems and plays continue to enchant generation after generation; his rich language saturates modern speech -- whether we realize it or not. What accounts for [...]

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