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Bare Theatre’s Titus Andronicus at Common Ground Theatre in Durham Is Shakespeare with a Twist

In true-to-form Bare Theatre style, this all-female production of William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus begins with a bang! The preshow curtain speech has aspects of a “pep talk,” and Friday night’s audience responded enthusiastically. Then Saturninus and Bassianus burst into to theater, campaigning for the office of Emperor. They shake hands with audience members, give them… Read More ›

Rebecca Blum (center) stars as illustrious Roman general Titus Andronicus (photo by Yorgason Photography)

Bare Theatre’s All-Female Production of Titus Andronicus Makes an Indelible Impression

Titus Andronicus is a perfect entertainment for closing out the Halloween season. There is blood and gore galore, but Bare Theatre has managed to keep the graphical part of gore to a minimum. Titus Andronicus is considered to be the Bard’s least performed play. Originally, it was very popular, written, some say, to join the… Read More ›

Triangle theater veteran Tom Marriott plays the title role in The Delta Boys Theater Company's version of "Titus Andronicus" on March 1-3 and 8-10 at the Cordoba Center for the Arts in Durham, NC

The Delta Boys Transform Shakespeare’s Bloody Revenge Play “Titus Andronicus” into a Dark Comedy

The Delta Boys Theater Company will turn English playwright and poet William Shakespeare’s bloody early revenge play, “Titus Andronicus,” probably written between 1588 and 1593, into a “dark comedy of justice and revenge.”