(Double quotes because one of those is the set of air quotes I’ll use whenever I mention this movie in future.)
As everyone who ever participated in high school theatre knows, Shakespeare is pretty resilient. You can have a Midsummer Night’s Dream where the lovers are Greek, the players are Elizabethan, Titania’s fairies are ballet dancers, and Oberon’s are bikers, for example, and the play will probably survive. (I hope. If not, and that comedy has been ruined forever, then my sophomore-year production apologizes.)
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The Washington Post reviews Girls at the Kingfisher Club: "Genevieve Valentine weaves a mesmerizing, surreal retelling of 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'."
Ten Reasons You Should Be Watching Penny Dreadful, io9.com, June 2014
Mad Men Approaches its Last Hiatus Wearing its Past Like Armor, AV Club, May 2014
The Musketeers is a cheeky, swashbuckling good time, AV Club, June 2014
Book Your Trip (various), NPR.org, June 2014
[Fiction] "Eighty Miles an Hour All the Way to Paradise," Robot Uprisings, April 2014
Elementary, "No Lack of Void," AV Club, April 2014
"A Fair Acrobat Soundly Thrashes A Man" (1898). He threatened her father; she "boxed [him] well about the head." -via Bob Nicholson
The woman in the striped dress is having some life-changing thoughts right now. Beware that cane, objectionable gents of the immediate future.