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tristan & yseult

Thank you for attending Tristan & Yseult! We are so proud to be presenting this production from a company we have long admired. Now that you have seen it, I can’t help but ask, how is your heart? Director Emma Rice said to the Boston Globe, “[The story] doesn’t say, ‘You should not love two people.’ Everybody is doing their best in the human mess that is love, and I love it for that.” How did you respond…

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I once asked him: ‘What is love?’ – He replied, ‘It is the euphoria of impossibility.’ – from Kneehigh’s Tristan and Yseult   For as long as love stories have existed so has the “love triangle”. She loves him, and he loves her, but she also maybe kinda loves that other guy, and well maybe he also loves that other woman too…   The myth of Tristan and Yseult predates Lancelot and Guinevere as well as Othello, but…

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I love this production. It is one of those rare shows that is greater than the sum of its parts. It has taken on a universality that touches and surprises me each time we perform it. As the story unfolds, I realize there is not one person in the audience who doesn’t profoundly recognize something in the situation: to love someone that you shouldn’t, to betray someone you love, to be betrayed, to be left…

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Friends, it’s no secret we’re all losing our minds here in Boston due to record snow fall, public transportation shut-downs, and neighbors who protect their dug out parking spots with bizarre totems and aggressively written notes. It’s literally all we can think about. So, why fight that? This morning it occurred to me that if I could just make it until Tristan & Yseult starts on March 5th, I might just be ok. In an…

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With Kneehigh’s Tristan and Yseult right around the corner we thought we’d take a look at what loves ACTUALLY GOT TO DO WIT’ IT! Love takes many forms; over the next few blogs we’ll talk about a few and hope you will chime in with your own insights into that crazy little thing we call love.   You guys will see when you come see Kneehigh’s production of Tristan and Yseult in a few weeks,…

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