Month: February 2019

When I was an undergraduate, in the early 1970s, one of the most popular dorm room posters, along with Jimi Hendrix and Farrah Fawcett, was a quote from  Shakespeare’s Henry VI Part 2: “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” The line showed up on t-shirts and bumper stickers also. I’m not […]

Candlemas At the center of Covent Garden in London lies St. Paul’s Church. Known as the “Actor’s Church,” it lies close to Drury Lane, the Royal Opera House, and the West End Theater District. The church’s portico features in both Shaw’s Pygmalion and My Fair Lady, (although in the movie it’s actually a Hollywood set, […]