The pleasure of watching great actors at work can almost overwhelm the play itself, as Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart demonstrate in a new staging of Harold Pinter’s “No Man’s Land” at Berkeley Rep in California.
The three members of the female punk group Pussy Riot set out merely to protest the return to power of President Vladimir Putin. Now, their show trial is threatening to become a turning point in Russian history.
Godot isn’t likely to show up for the Republicans. Like the characters in Samuel Beckett’s play, the Republican establishment probably will wait in vain for a white knight -- Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Paul Ryan are the most oft-cited -- to rescue the party’s presidential prospects.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. Chief Executive Officer Bill Doyle urged patience for investors expecting an alternative to BHP Billiton Ltd.’s $40 billion bid, two months after starting talks with potential suitors.