Latest Iago Stories

2008-10-07 06:00:31

By Stuart Miller Last year, the director Doug Hughes took his nephew to see "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" on Broadway. Hughes was simply looking for some holiday fun, but he rediscovered, beneath the Grinch's furry green costume, a fondly remembered Shakespearean actor.

2008-07-20 12:00:30

By Misha Berson, Seattle Times Jul. 20--ASHLAND, Ore. -- A distraught Othello murders his innocent wife, Desdemona. The Roman general Coriolanus goes over to the enemy army. Emily Webb, who perished young, yearns for the living from her Grover's Corners grave.

2008-07-08 15:00:34

By Barry Gaines For the Journal I returned from my summer travels just in time to join a capacity opening-night audience for "Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)" at the Vortex. This rollicking play by Canadian Ann-Marie MacDonald operates on several levels, all of them entertaining.

2008-06-23 06:00:18

By The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 23--I might as well just say it: You owe it to yourself to get down to Southmoreland Park to see the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival production of "Othello." And there's one overriding reason: Damon Gupton's extraordinary performance in the title role.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.