Faith, Hope, Charity

Faith, Hope, Charity by Ödön von Horváth Directed by Leonie KubigsteltigJune-July 2011Southwark Playhouse Ödön von Horváth managed to write 18 plays and 3 novels in the mere 36 years of his itinerant life. These literary works were written in German, though he did not write his first German sentence until he was 14 years old. He wrote largely about the …

Antigone

Antigone by Sophocles Directed by Tom LittlerJune 2011Southwark Playhouse More than two thousand five hundred years ago, Sophocles presented Kreon with a question that still has no easy answer: how do you deal with the dead body of a terrorist? Just as the U. S military summarily disposed of Bin Laden’s body, so Kreon summarily declares that the corpse of …

Flooding in the Mississippi

Kingdom of Earth by Tennessee Williams Directed by Lucy BaileyApril-May 2011The Print Room Some of the most fertile land on earth lies in the northwest corner of the southern state of Mississippi, in the flood plain of the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers.  This area of 7,000 very flat square miles of soft, black soil is known as the Mississippi Delta, …