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10.15.2011 | | Posted at 11:56 PM

Renaissance Theeaterworks's Gorgons

By Russ Bickerstaff
Whenever two people are onstage, it’s never ust two people onstage. There are also two characters onstage—personas the the two people are wither consciously or unconsciously projecting at an audience. When the characters in question are also actors things get dazzlingly complicated. This is the big central thing I’ve fallen in love with in Renaissance Theaterworks production of Don Nigro�...
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011
There's a special relationship of conflict between lifelong rivals. And while it may not be enjoyable to face constant challenges from another person in real life, it is fun to watch onstage. Renaissance Theaterworks opens its season with just such...
09.18.2011 | | Posted at 05:38 AM

Renaissance Theaterworks hosts crawl to promote Season Opener

By Russ Bickerstaff
Dress like Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Bridgitte Helm and go crawling for Renaissance Theaterworks. On Saturday, October 1st, the theatre company will be promoting its new comedy Gorgons--”a show about two Hollywood screen actresses from the golden age of cinema who continue be rivals beyond their prime. (Personally, I think Jeremy Welter and Mark Hagen could do double duty here dressing in cha...