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  • Theatre review: 'The Field' and 'War' at Theatre Banshee

     
    A quiz for Los Angeles theatergoers: Question: Where can you see a lot of Irish chancers fighting over turf? Answer: At “The Field” and “War,” playing in repertory at Theatre Banshee in Burbank. Q: Which one is the drama and...
  • The Hay Festival is underway without Henning Mankell

     
    The Hay Festival of literature and the arts, held annually in Hay-on-Wye in Wales, kicked off May 27 and continues through Sunday. The popular festival, which regularly features audiences of 1,500, is sponsored by the Guardian. Authors who've already...

    Chicagoland book club: the second Friday group

    Chicagoland book club: the second Friday group
    A few things to know about our book club: Our book club originated 10 years ago with 7 members discussing our first book “The House of Mirth” by Edith Wharton. That proved to be a daunting first choice and led us to lighten up and diversify...

    Irish plays performed back-to-back to show contrast

    Theatre Banshee is known for its Irish plays, but this season producers are trying something new: staging two Irish plays performed simultaneously so the audience can see one play in the afternoon, take a break, and see the other at night. The first...

    The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.

    The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.
    Let's face it: If Homer or Virgil were writing today, their work would probably get shelved in the fantasy section of the bookstore rather than in "Classics of Western Literature." "Oh, c'mon," I imagine some bookseller saying, "the publisher says this...