A BLOODY SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Talking “Titus” with John Fagan and Julie Taymor

A BLOODY SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Talking “Titus” with John Fagan and Julie Taymor
TALKING TITUS with John Fagan of The Warehouse Theatre’s Upstate Shakespeare Festival  production, and Julie Taymor, “The Lion King” director and auteur of the 1999 film version of “Titus.” INTERVIEWED BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC John Fagan, longtime esteemed director of...

REVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a Delightful Outdoor Shakespearean Immersion

REVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a Delightful Outdoor Shakespearean Immersion
BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC Their name may be Scrappy, but Spartanburg’s only professional Shakespeare company’s production of “Twelfth Night” at Converse College is anything but scrappy. With focus on solid, concise and high-caliber acting, wistful and creative direction and...

SPECIAL PREVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare Brings Twelfth Night to the 1950’s at Converse College

SPECIAL PREVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare Brings Twelfth Night to the 1950’s at Converse College
BY SANDY STAGGS ARTS WRITER Sparkle City will soon lose some of its luster as one its arts community icons begins his final swan song and show this week with Scrappy Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at Converse College. Tim Giles –...

‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Brings Magical Whimsy to Upstate Shakespeare Festival

‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Brings Magical Whimsy to Upstate Shakespeare Festival
BY JEFF LEVENE DRAMA CRITIC With that early-summer balmy breeze, and a decrease in last month’s poisonous pollen count, one can hardly find a better evening in Downtown Greenville than taking a stroll through Falls Park. And with the addition...