Login

Past Meets Present and Challenges the Future

Theater: ‘The Children’
Jonathan Epstein, Diane Prusha and Ariel Block in Shakespeare & Company’s “The Children” Photo by Nile Scott Studios

How many times have writers and speakers, politicians and pundits quoted T.S. Eliot’s final words from “The Hollow Men”  “This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang, but a whimper”?

Although this is often considered truth, if the current production of “The Children” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass., is factored in, the end will also come with dancing, laughter, deep personal revelations, treachery, forgiveness … and yoga.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.