Posts Tagged ‘war’
Salvador Dali is Lukewarm Where It Needs Hot
In ” References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot” playwright José Rivera has imagined that logic and emotion are at war. The war reference is both literal and figurative, and it makes for a not-entirely satisfying evening.Read More
Time Stands Still Sneaks Up on You
“Time stands still” is an oxymoron, something inherently contradictory. Time, of course, is always progressing, though in the eye of the beholder time can seem to stand still under extreme conditions.
How people react to extreme conditions is a major theme of Donald Margulies’ multilayered relationship play, performing through March 17 at North Coast Repertory Theatre. But, “relationship” as a topic for drama turns out to be an oxymoron as well.Read More
War Is Always With Us
It took humanity a while to figure out war. Archeologists dig up pits full of slaughtered families. Geneticists find some tribes flourished while others vanished. But this might be mere jostling. War didn’t hit the Big Time until it found its historian. Around the 6th Century B.C., somebody wrote down the ancient oral tales,…Read More