Entries from The Dressing tagged with 'Grace Cavalieri'

Splendid Wakeup for Poetry in Washington DC

Washington, DC, and its suburbs have always been an active literary community. Among the many literary events that took place in September 2013--George Mason University's 15th annual Fall for the Book, the 13th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall, the first District of Literature sponsored by the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Library of Congress, the Dresser will discuss the kickoff event of a massive archival project at The George Washington University Special Collections of the Gelman Library called Splendid Wake. The goal of the project is to collect information about poets and poetry in the greater Washington,...

Faust: Looking for a Second Chance

The human condition at the end of life is how the Icelandic Vesturport Theatre and Reykjavik City Theatre frame Faust: A Love Story, an entry in the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival. The Dresser saw the December 13, 2012, performance of Faust's six-performance run, a United States premiere. The script, co-written by Vesturport Theatre members Nina Dögg Filippusdottir, Gísli Örn Gardarsson, Carl Grose, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, and Vikingur Kristjansson with music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis is drawn from Faust plays by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Christopher Marlowe with modern day commentary attempting to weave the...

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