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Bloody Love

By Robert Onorato   Big Love is violent. There’s no way around it. You probably know this. You’ve read it, or heard about our production from an actor or production team member, or if nothing else have seen our poster,…

EC + CM = <3

Written by Robert Onorato, Assistant Dramaturg Emerson College loves Charles Mee. Emerson Stage’s production of Big Love is only the latest bit of Mee-love the students and faculty of Emerson have lavished upon and cult playwright in recent years. Big…

BIG LOVE: an update of a classic myth with a timeless theme

By Robin Goldberg   The central storyline of Big Love is based on a classic Greek myth, The Danaids. The writer, Aeschylus, drew his inspiration from Danais, a Greek epic poem written by a “cyclic poet” (one of Homer’s contemporaries). The poem existed mostly in…