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Monday, October 14, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Paul Turner: In fair Spokane, where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny … over studded tires

If we were going to update Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and set the play in Spokane, what would be the outline of this adaptation?


Harrop: Trump as Caesar: They protest too much

I’m not taking bets that either side will sit down and read the play. But that could help any interested parties decide for themselves whether the presentation was unfair, unbalanced …


Woman who stormed stage during ‘Julius Caesar’ is arrested

A New York production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” with a Trump-like character who is assassinated had a boisterous new scene this weekend: an activist who stormed the stage, yelling, “Do …


UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 4:33 p.m.

Theater refuses to buckle after ‘Caesar’ Trump criticism

Though the Public’s version of William Shakespeare’s classic play is unchanged from its 400-year-old original, the production portrays Caesar with a gold bathtub and a pouty Slavic wife. President Trump’s …


Interplayers presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Early last week, “This American Life” host Ira Glass took to his Twitter account following a production of “King Lear” to announce to the world that “Shakespeare sucks,” calling the …


Theater pro makes Shakespeare more accessible to students

The idea behind the Spokane Civic Theatre’s new Shakespeare in Schools Program is to introduce students to the Bard of Avon with less eye-rolling and more dynamism than the usual …


Spotlight: Much ado about Shakespeare

We have plenty of Shakespeare in the region this month, including: • “Much Ado About Nothing,” on the lawn at Gonzaga Prep, 1224 E. Euclid Ave., weekends through Aug. 21 …


Shakespeare, al fresco

To rain, or not to rain. Lucky for the small crowd assembled for a little “Shakespeare on the Green” Saturday afternoon outside Gonzaga Preparatory School, Mother Nature decided not.


Framing the ‘Shrew’

When the Rev. Kevin Connell decided to take a position as principal at Gonzaga Preparatory School in 2006, he was excited about the job. He also knew that returning to …


Framing the ‘Shrew’

When the Rev. Kevin Connell decided to take a position as principal at Gonzaga Preparatory School in 2006, he was excited about the job. He also knew that returning to …


Shakespeare discussion at GU

Gonzaga University professors Michael Pringle and Erik Schmidt would like to ask you this question: “What Can We Learn From Shakespeare?” That will be the title of their talk in …