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Oedipus—A King in Torment

The lights dim in the tiny Nitery Theater on the campus of Stanford University and the packed house hushes. The lights come on again; dimly. Chorus appears at the edge of the empty stage and we hear Seneca’s lines of … Continue reading

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Harold Pinter: Tense Memory Play Recalls Old Times

There is no proscenium curtain at the Pigott Theater on the Stanford University Campus. The 200 or so seats in this intimate theater look directly onto the stage. When I attended the Summer Theater 2011 production of Harold Pinter’s Old … Continue reading

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Books to look at—no reading allowed

A historical photo of the B&M Copper Smelter in Great Falls, Montana forms the backdrop for the illustration DeadFall in the handcrafted book Nature Morte by Peter Koch. The book is now on display at the Cantor Center for the … Continue reading

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