Deep in Wisconsin is a midsummer night's dream. The home of late theater legends now welcomes actors to refresh their art under the guidance of today's biggest Shakespearean stars. Guest host Jacki Lyden visits Ten Chimneys to watch the Bard reborn.
Shakespeare in the Park is a common summer event, lending outdoor picnics a touch of classic drama. In Portland, Ore., a local theater company has taken the concept from Elizabethan England to the 23rd century.
Mathematics, string theory, death, infinity -- and telephone call centers in India? The stuff of drama? A Disappearing Number, the Olivier Award-winning play by Simon McBurney and London's Theatre Complicite, does in fact tackle these issues, and in a uniquely theatrical way.