Periscope Depth

the show that never ends

et in arcadia ego

Arcadia: Tom Stoppard is a favorite among directors. Partly because his plays are really good and very popular, of course, but also because they’re always deep and intricate. Arcadia is Stoppard at his most intellectual: a play about mathematical discoveries,…

hideous progeny

Hideous Progeny: the weekend that produced Frankenstein has so much drama in its premise, you’d swear it’s as much of a fable as the novel that came out of it. You have Lord Byron, a scandal-ridden celebrity; Percy Bysshe Shelley,…

it runs in streaks

Glengarry Glen Ross: To sell anything on commission, real estate in particular, involves grappling with risk. You stake your paycheck on your ability to sell garbage to strangers. Every salesman in the Independent Drama Society’s production of Glengarry Glen Ross…