Guest post

On “The Merchant of Venice” and good Christian values

A guest blog by Omer Shaik, a local actor playing Lorenzo in Theater in the Rough’s current production of The Merchant of Venice: in motion. Featured photo by Merav Blum. The Merchant of Venice has a weird ending.  I mean, every play by Shakespeare has some interesting kinks to its ending – there is no… Continue reading On “The Merchant of Venice” and good Christian values

Guest post

The Fallen Staff – Concerning Falstaff

A guest blog by Mordechai Blau, a local actor playing several parts Theater in the Rough's upcoming production of Henry IV: in motion. Sir John Falstaff is not a good person. He’s a coward, a thief, and a drunkard. A selfish egotist, hiding behind a veneer of clever humor.   So why do we like him… Continue reading The Fallen Staff – Concerning Falstaff