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To: William Shakespeare

Dear Shakespeare,

You should know your works remain
Though facts about your life are slim to none.
While educators search, insight to gain,
Their pupils wish, instead, that you were gone. 82 more words

Dear Celebrity Series

The Rep Presents a Lighthearted, Technically Stunning "Dream"

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Paul Mason Barnes
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
October 17, 2014

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is perhaps the most whimsical of Shakespeare’s works, as well as among the more accessible to those less familiar with Shakespeare. 645 more words

St Louis Theatre

Benedict Cumberbatch on Set of The Hollow Crown

By james Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

Photos of Benedict Cumberbatch in his role as Richard III have appeared on the internet. The photos, taken on October 20th, show Cumberbatch on the set of the… 128 more words


William Shakespeare's Star Wars

Today, Shakespeare is brought to generations young and old through George Lucas’ Star Wars.  In 2012 Ian Doescher read Quirk Books’ Pride and Prejudice and Zombies… 287 more words


Beyond the Twenty-First Time

Six years ago, I was bopping along in my car, oblivious to the need around me. A new song debuted on the radio station I was tuned to. 149 more words


Tack About is the Shakespearean Word of the Day (10/21/14)

Tack About (v.)

Tack About means to change course or to run against the wind. It was sited in Shakespeare’s The Two  Noble Kinsmen (TNK III.iv.10  Up with a course or two, and tack about.) 8 more words

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Piece of the Day (10/21/14) The Winter's Tale

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Winter’s Tale


ACT IV. SCENE III.—The same. A Shepherd’s Cottage.

There is no other way but to tell the king she’s… 512 more words