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Books Wrap Ups

November Wrap Up

December 25, 2017

November was another course book heavy month...as I envision the next three years will be. However, I managed to sneak in a few books I read for pleasure. Not to say that I didn't enjoy some of my course books!  I wasn't a huge fan of this because of the huge chunks of stage direction laced throughout the play. However, watching an adaptation of this I truly loved.…

Books Plays Reviews

Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill

December 5, 2017

This isn't the sort of play you can read on the train...or half asleep. Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9 aims to make strange that which we see far too often, similar to Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle (review here). But this play does it in a far more interesting and entertaining way. Certain characters are cross cast, meaning a man can be played by a woman, a POC character can…