A Tale of Two Stratfords

Shakespeare did more for the Stratfords of this world than they sometimes do for him. The rites of summer are now upon us, and the Stratfords (Ontario and Connecticut) are presenting their offerings of the Bard with no little honor. Plays by George Bernard Shaw and Thornton Wilder round out the festivities.


Twelfth Night. Every so often an actor retires a role the way a sports champion retires a trophy. He does not, of course, get permanent possession of the part, but he does get a lasting grip on playgoers' memories and critics' yardsticks....

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