Sarah Bernhardt, greatest actress of her day, asks a favor from her lover Edmond Rostand. He’s busy writing Cyrano de Bergerac, but wonders, “What do you want me to do?”


The divine Sarah replies, “I want you to rewrite Hamlet,” and Act One of Bernhardt/Hamlet
ends with...

 

 

On a warm weekend in February, with no storms to urge huddling at home, Omaha was blessed with theatrical riches the likes of which we haven’t seen in years.

 

I’ve written with enthusiasm about Frost/Nixon at the Blue Barn and the powerful musical Caroline, or Change...

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