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A Summer Night and Shakespeare

Can one desire too much of a good thing?  ~As You Like It, Shakespeare

Shakespeare.  Just the name conjures memories of wading through at least one play in high school for most of us.  320 more words

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

A villainous etymology

villain: a character in a story, movie, etc., who does bad things

I’ve been on a major Shakespeare kick lately. One thing I noticed in my devouring of his plays is how many times the bard used the word… 206 more words



So I know I’ve already talked about Richard III, but I only talked about it a little bit and it was so awesome that I feel it’s entirely appropriate to talk about it a little bit more. 531 more words


Richard III at Trafalgar Studios

Jamie Lloyd’s production of Shakespeare’s RICHARD III at the Trafalgar Studios Transformed with Martin Freeman in the leading role is very entertaining. There was an actual plot by parts of the Tory Establishment to get rid of the democratically elected Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson who was being undermined by CIA propaganda and it is into this potential dystopia that Jamie Lloyd has set his production. 172 more words


Richard III (Trafalgar Studios), review

The ‘Trafalgar Transformed’ season of plays aimed at an audience who knows little about theatre has been the brainchild of director Jamie Lloyd over at the Trafalgar Studios (formerly the Whitehall Theatre), and at £54 a ticket and £4.50 a programme it isn’t a cheap excursion. 918 more words


Dr. Watson a better fit than Richard III

He is perhaps best known for portraying Tim Canterbury in “The Office,” Dr. John Watson in “Sherlock,” and Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit.” . 121 more words

Martin Freeman