Actors Choice http://wfpl.org en REVIEW | Actors Shine in 'Topdog/Underdog' http://wfpl.org/post/review-actors-shine-topdogunderdog <p>Actor's Choice opened <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/pulitzer-winner-topdogunderdog-opens-lousiville">Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Topdog/Underdog"</a> Thursday in the Henry Clay Theatre. Directed by Kathi E.B. Ellis, this tense, finely-acted two-hander explores the relationship between two adult brothers, Lincoln and Booth, as they struggle with a legacy of abandonment by their parents, masculine identity, racism and the lure of a life of crime.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:10:41 +0000 Erin Keane 3407 at http://wfpl.org REVIEW | Actors Shine in 'Topdog/Underdog' Pulitzer Winner 'Topdog/Underdog' Opens in Lousiville http://wfpl.org/post/pulitzer-winner-topdogunderdog-opens-lousiville <p>Louisville's Actor's Choice theater company opens a production of Kentucky native Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play&nbsp;“Topdog/Underdog” this week.&nbsp;</p><p>"Topdog/Underdog" is the story of two adult African American brothers who struggle with poverty, work, racism, the lure of crime and their own close yet tense relationship. Directed by&nbsp;Kathi&nbsp;E.B. Ellis, <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/349510168479715/">"Topdog/Underdog" opens &nbsp;January 10 at the Henry Clay&nbsp;Theatre</a>.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 21:04:02 +0000 Erin Keane 3206 at http://wfpl.org Pulitzer Winner 'Topdog/Underdog' Opens in Lousiville History Meets Mystery in 'The Lion in Winter' http://wfpl.org/post/history-meets-mystery-lion-winter <p>Dysfunction in the English royal family plays out against a backdrop of treason and civil war in “The Lion in Winter."&nbsp;Actor's Choice theater company opens James Goldman’s award-winning historical drama this week.&nbsp;</p><p>The year is 1183, and King Henry II has called a Christmas court. He’s allowed his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, out of prison for the occasion. He needs to name an heir to secure an alliance with France. Will it be Richard (later known as the Lionheart), treacherous Geoffrey or Henry's favorite, John?&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:30:00 +0000 Erin Keane 1435 at http://wfpl.org History Meets Mystery in 'The Lion in Winter'