it’s true what they say about England

The food is terrible: The weather is atrocious: The people are rude: Not the best photo ever, that second-from-bottom one, but it’s me and my travel pal Bonnie in the middle sandwiched by David, on the far left, and Harry, on the far right, bartenders at Bar Room in Stratford-upon-Avon, which we decided to make … more…

David Tennant in ‘Hamlet’ in London

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet in which David Tennant is now starring in Stratford-upon-Avon will transfer to London for a run starting December 3, through January 10, 2009. Tickets go on sale at 10am London time tomorrow, Friday, September 12. Get ’em while you can.

Hamlet 2 (review)

You could almost call it, *Where Do Dreams Go to Die?,* this satire that’s so insightful about art and hope and ambition and enthusiasm — and their flip sides of anger and frustration and embarrassment and derailment — that it’s actually painful at times.