Director Aaron Posner says he was drawn to Romeo and Juliet "because of sex and violence, just like everybody else." Evergreen themes those are indeed, but when his version of the tragedy opens tonight at the Folger Elizabethan Theatre, it may feel especially contemporary: Rehearsals were interrupted by the Navy Yard shooting in September and the Capitol [...]
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Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang Bang is probably one of the funniest and most inventive shows on television right now. Featuring a plethora of guests ranging from cult comedians to A-list Hollywood actors, the show, based on Aukerman’s podcast of the same name, twists and turns its way through absurdist sketches, interviews, and pop culture send-ups.