Source: The Atlantic
At 2 a.m. on June 16, 1816, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin awoke with a fright. Mary was 18 years old and spending her summer at the Villa Diodati at Lake Geneva with her stepsister Claire Clairmont and the writers Lord Byron and John William Polidori. Her future husband, Percy Shelley, was staying nearby. They had intended to spend the summer swimming and sunbathing, but a year earlier, Mount Tambora, a massive ...
Full article at: The Atlantic
Jul 16 2014, 9:30am CDT
Source: The Stage
Paul Miller, the Orange Tree Theatre’s first new artistic director in more than 40 years, has signalled his intention to open the venue up to more writers and directors, as well as younger audiences.
Miller, who replaces Sam Walters after 42 years in the role, has also announced plans for a refurbishment of the Richmond-based venue, new show times, and a shift to reserved seating.
His first season runs from September and features three new plays alon ...
Full article at: The Stage
Jun 4 2014, 7:00am CDT