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Nay then, I have an eye of you.

In one of my student scenes today, once the actors finished their lines and/or had been killed off, they started fucking around. They threw their paper swords at each other, pretended to cut each other’s throats. 82 more words


A gender-bending Hamlet

A production at the Royal Exchange in Manchester, England, has a female Hamlet (played by Maxine Peake), and other roles are also cast regardless of sex. 7 more words


Laertes and Hamlet Brawl at Funeral – Ophelia in Heaven?

Norway – With Denmark abuzz over Laertes and Hamlet brawling at Ophelia’s funeral, let’s not forget: the funeral was for Ophelia. Did she make it into heaven? 819 more words


An Actor's Tale: infinite jest

Dexter Pinenter enjoyed reading Shakespeare, but he loved going to the plays. Eventually he became an actor–a well-paid, highly sought-after, Shakespearean actor. His favorite role was that of Hamlet. 590 more words


Writerly Quote of the Day - Asimov

“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers” – Isaac Asimov

In Hamlet, Shakespeare said “brevity is the soul of wit.” Today, and quite possibly for the next unforeseen future, I will be brief. 172 more words


"Come Hither, My Dear Hamlet"

Aren’t hedgehogs the cutest things you’ve ever seen? Every time I see one my heart melts. I decided I would sketch one this morning and this is the finished product. 22 more words