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Stratford Festival's "As You Like It"

I was so happy to take two of my dearest friends to Stratford for their first time to see As You Like It back in June. 663 more words


New Swan Shakespeare Festival Presents Two Shakespeare Classics

New Swan Shakespeare Festival’s 5th season is currently featuring two Shakespearean classics, As You Like It and Hamlet, in its mini-Elizabethan theater on the campus of UC Irvine. 300 more words


As You Like It

My family and I visited Winona on Saturday to see “As You Like It” at the Great River Shakespeare Festival with our friends Brittney and Tony. 893 more words

Review: As You Like It at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre by James Wright

We Are Chester’s James Wright heads to Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre to watch As You Like It, one of three productions being staged over the summer season. 1,146 more words


Three Good Reasons

As promised, today we’ll be discussing some of the possible meanings the number three had to Shakespeare. In an effort to understand the bard’s apparent fascination with the number, I turned to some historical resources to see what the Elizabethans thought of the number three. 503 more words

Personal Musings

Trumping Shakespeare: Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, and the Rise of the Clown Politician

In a May 26, 2016 Los Angeles Times article, entitled “The theater of Trump: What Shakespeare can teach us about the Donald”, theater critic Charles McNulty undergoes what he calls a “fool’s errand”, a meticulous search in the Bard’s plays to find precedent for Trump’s now-famous political strategy: his use of lies, bigotry, and transparently racist policy proposals to suck up media oxygen and achieve dominance over the American political debate. 1,737 more words

Thinking Through Shakespeare