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Shakespeare's Heroines: Lovers, Haters, and Fighters-of-the-Patriarchy

Edited by Rachel Mans McKenny

One of the first things you learn studying the history of Shakespeare was that all of the roles were originally performed by men. 1,771 more words

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Does Marketing Go Too Far?

“And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.”

As You Like It… 629 more words

TCS: 'I knew him tyrannous' - Will Shakespeare on TYRANNY - Part Two

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Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. 2,786 more words

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As You Like It: Clinton Middle's Annual Play

On March 10th and 11th, the normally bare gymnatorium was decked in cardboard trees and the stage floor was littered in multi-colored tissue paper. These decorations set the scene for Clinton’s annual lower grades Shakespeare play, … 133 more words


Comic Relief: My Top 16 Casting Choices

Nathan Fillion and Jennifer Lawrence as Benedick and Beatrice? Nick Frost & Simon Pegg as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? Be still my heart!

Casting directors have a big job, especially when it comes to casting Shakespeare. 278 more words


Acting is Just a Job, Like Any Other

As You Like It

By William Shakespeare

All the world’s a stage,

And all the men and women merely players;

They have their exits and their entrances;

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Auditions for Arden Now (As You Like It) by the Rude Mechanicals, by arrangement

Auditions for Arden Now (As You Like It) by the Rude Mechanicals, by arrangement

Arden Now (As You Like It)
Directed by Melissa Schick

This collaborative adaptation sets Shakespeare’s As You Like It in a world where ideals of beauty and desirability are more celebratory of people’s unique individuality and where mainstream society does not attempt to impose a restrictive binary concept of gender to categorize people. 503 more words