Klondike Gold Rush – True West Historical Society

Klondike Gold Rush – True West Historical Society Kate Rockwell, also known as ‘Klondike Kate’…became the most recognized entertainer associated with Dawson City. By showcasing Kate as the main attraction and scheduling various acts on the bill, Pantages quickly developed the impresario skills needed for his Pantages theatre chain – which brought big-time vaudeville to…

Jane MacEyre? Updating an Orphan-to-Nanny Classic – WSJ

Jane MacEyre? Updating an Orphan-to-Nanny Classic – WSJ It’s not only Jane Austen whose novels have incited a craze of sequels and adaptations. The Brontë sisters, too, have their ardent supporters—Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 classic, “Jane Eyre,” alone has inspired a bevy of homages, including Jean Rhys’s “Wide Sargasso Sea” (1966), Jasper Fforde’s “The Eyre Affair”…

Birdsong – BBC One Adaptation

Birdsong – BBC One Adaptation I cannot believe this is the first I’m hearing of this. I love Birdsong! I love that it was referenced in one of my favorite episodes of Vicar of Dibley (in which she meets Richard Armitage and calls him, “you towney bastard.”). I LOVE that Birdsong has finally come to…