Author Archives: Galen

“Copper Children”

written by Karen Zacariasdirected by Shariffa Ali Ashland, ORat the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Copper Children has much going for it: an under-told, important story, a talented playwright who entertained and educated us with Destiny of Desire, and an experienced and … Continue reading

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“Peter and the Starcatcher”

story by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearsonadapted for theater by Rick Elicemusic by Wayne Barkerrdirected by Matt Goodrich Ashland, ORat the Oregon Shakespeare Festival I didn’t grow up watching, reading, or otherwise being infused with Peter Pan lore. Sure, I … Continue reading

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“Bring Down the House, Part II”

by William Shakespeareadapted by Rosa Joshi and Kate Wisniewskidirected by Rosa Joshi Ashland, ORat the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Through a scheduling snafu I missed the opening of Bring Down the House, Part I and took up the Henry VI story … Continue reading

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I’m Undecided

The California Democratic primary is only a week away, and I haven’t decided who to vote for. And, you know what? I am happy about my indecision. Continue reading

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“Significant Other”

We walked away from the theater disappointed that a witty, entertaining evening ended with the message that straight millennials will couple up in happy marriage while their gay contemporaries are destined to remain single and desperate. As much as I … Continue reading

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