Page to Stage
Discover the challenges and the magic behind translating the written word into a theatrical performance. In this episode, Spark documents the creative process in three Bay Area acts. Act I: Watch Word for Word turn the printed pages of Angela Carter's gothic deconstruction of the infamous Lizzie Borden murders in "The Fall River Axe Murders." Act II: Try justifying the brutality and blood in political murders as California Shakespeare Theater's artistic director Jonathan Moscone directs the climactic assassination scene in "Julius Caesar." Act III: Witness the efforts of African American Shakespeare Company to update the classic story of "Beauty and the Beast" for a contemporary audience.
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California Shakespeare Theater's Jonathan Moscone brings his unique perspective to Julius Caesar.
Word for Word celebrates ten years of translating short fiction into compelling works for the stage.
See how the African-American Shakespeare Company develops new work.
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