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Review: A Winter's Tale

Earlier this week, we went to see A Winter’s Tale by Promethean Theatre Ensemble at the Athenaeum. It’s one of Shakespeare’s last plays. It’s a strange comedy. 476 more words


An Alternate Ending to The Taming of the Shrew (16/11/2014)

I’m not a fan of The Taming of the Shrew, despite being a massive Shakespeare buff. This was a second year assignment, so it’s a little old. 327 more words

Anna Tikhomirova – Анна Тихомирова

Anna Tikhomirova, “The Taming of the Shrew / Укрощение строптивой”, Bolshoi Ballet (July 6, 2014)

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Photographer Yekaterina Vladimirova


The Taming of the Shrew: the end

This play left us with more questions than answers.  Firstly, there is the central issue of Kate’s ‘taming’. Is her conversion to a docile, faithful and obedient wife genuine or is she ‘disguising’ herself, like so many other characters, in order to get what she wants? 389 more words


The Taming of the Shrew: week 1

It’s remarkable how little the induction scenes at the beginning of The Taming of the Shrew are considered when discussing this play, and how often they are left out in performance. 482 more words


Minor violence

Last night I went to watch Shakespeare Schools Festival’s performance night at my local theatre. Now in its fifteenth year, the festival was designed to enable 8 to 18 year olds to have their very own grown-up drama experience in the form of performing a Shakespeare play on a full-size theatre stage in front of a paying audience. 577 more words


The Taming of the Shrew: week 2

We read Taming of the Shrew again this week (30th October 2014), getting to the heart of this strange and startling play. It isn’t that nothing is quite what it seems but that it becomes increasingly difficult to know what anybody and anything really is! 387 more words