His Girl Friday: Once Upon A Theatre Critic

Left to right: Angela Brazil as Hildy Johnson, Stephen Thorne as McCue, Lovell Holder (Brown/Trinity

Justifiable Laughter

His Girl Friday by John Guare, adapted from The Front Page by Ben Hecht/Charles McArthur & Columbia Pictures Film, Trinity Repertory Company, 9/9/11-10/9/11, http://www.trinityrep.com/on_stage/current_season/CAB.php.

Reviewed by Becca Kidwell

(Providence, RI) John Guare lends his wry wit to his newest creation: His Girl Friday. With the talented cast, masterful direction, and clever design, the pre-World War II press room. With the black and white realities mixed in with the comedy, the play shines a light on the present ambiguities of justice, media manipulation, and political diversion. Read more “His Girl Friday: Once Upon A Theatre Critic”

Antigone Press Release

Kristen Brody as Antigone
Kristen Brody as Antigone

             Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 22, 2016

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: BECCA C. KIDWELL

swiftlytiltingtheatre@gmail.com

347-674-6002

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Classic Greek Tragedy, Antigone, Transplanted To An Irish Catholic Backdrop For Limited Run Starting July 8th At The Secret Theatre

Long Island City, NY – July 7-17, 2016,

Swiftly Tilting Theatre Project, Inc. presents a modern adaptation of ANTIGONE by Sophocles, set in the Irish countryside, adapted and directed by Becca C. Kidwell at The Secret Theatre.

Ms. Kidwell’s modern adaptation travels to Ireland where Antigone’s brother Polyneices is denied burial based on Creon’s interpretation of Roman Catholic law. Antigone is determined that her brother’s passing will be celebrated with dignity despite the consequences for herself. Modern language and Biblical text dare the characters and audience to balance love, mercy, justice, honor, and truth. Read more “Antigone Press Release”