Island Shakespeare Festival’s two 2015 productions are two sides to the same coin of humanity. One side has the females of “The Tempest,” which opened this weekend; the other, “The Three Musketeers,” represents the male. They play on the themes of honor and power crafted by artistic director and founder Rose Woods, who is directing “The Tempest.”
OutCast Productions’ dark comedy, “The Pillowman,” is nearing its swan song with the final two weekends ahead.
Mark Tucker of Clinton has his story laid bare in his first published book, “Drive or Die: A True Story of Addiction, Murder and Hope.” The 41-year-old South Whidbey native tells the story of his heroin addiction and the depths to which it plunged him. Perhaps one of the worst experiences was being held at gunpoint by James Moran, at one time America’s eighth-most-wanted person — he later committed a double murder and suicide.
RECORD STAFF Whidbey Island Center for the Arts takes on a monumental project: Staging Alan Ayckbourn’s comic trilogy “The Norman Conquests.”