Shakespeare casts a long shadow, particularly over the decadent sex-and-death-obsessed tragedians who flourished in the years after he died and before the Puritans finally shut down the theaters (because of all the sex and death). The pervy, ghoulish John Ford is perhaps the most unjustly neglected writer of this cohort—and so Theatre for a New Audience and director Selina Cartmell deserve accolades not just for reviving... More >>>