Book Review: “Monsterland” Excites and Freights

By Beth Casteel Welcome to Monsterland, the scariest place on Earth! With real vampires, zombies and werewolves, there’s no chance of something going wrong, right? Originally self-published in 2015 by Michael Okon, the book was picked up to be re-released later in 2017. Okon, formerly writing under the name Michael Phillip Cash, has quite the …

Romance blossoms in CPH’s “Shakespeare in Love”

By Gwendolyn Kochur   “Playwrights teach us nothing about love,” argues Queen Elizabeth to her court. “They make it pretty, they make it comical, or they make it lust, but they cannot make it true.” Cleveland Play House’s “Shakespeare In Love” may just prove her wrong. The show is both stunningly pretty and fiercely comical …