Menu Sidebar


Theater Review: Oppenheimer, by the Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company is currently showing Oppenheimer, a new play by Tom Morton-Smith about Robert Oppenheimer, the man who led the Manhattan Project. Directed by Angus Jackson, this play, in the smaller Swan Theatre, looks at Oppenheimer’s life from before World War II, when he was a fellow traveller of the Communist Party, to the time just after the two bombs were dropped in Japan.

Theater Review: The Shoemaker’s Holiday, by the Royal Shakespeare Company

The RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company) has two theaters in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, which holds about 1,000 spectators, is used for plays by Shakespeare, as well as some other authors (such as next season’s Death of a Salesman). The smaller Swan Theatre, with about 460 seats, is now almost exclusively used for plays by […]

Older Posts


Writings about Macs, music and more by Kirk McElhearn