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Coriolanus Act IV

This week we saw Coriolanus banished from Rome, say his farewells to family and friends and form an alliance with his arch-enemy to take his revenge on those who had exiled him. 1,116 more words


Comedy Tomorrow, Tragedy Later: Shakespeare Tavern Sets Spring Line-Up

Comedy tomorrow, tragedy later this spring. The New American Shakespeare Tavern will welcome five productions to its stage this spring, with subjects ranging from comedy to tragedy to a classic American show (yes, you read that correctly). 327 more words


Need a Little Inspiration? Imagination Over Limitation is Hugo Martin's Credo

I thought you’d all enjoy the result of one LA actor/filmmaker’s journey making independent Shakespearean short films. He’s proof that, with an idea and a little experimentation, anything is possible. 72 more words

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Coriolanus Act III

This week we glimpsed the depths of Coriolanus’ contempt for the people and the profoundly character-shaping relationship with his mother. Also of note is that we had two more scenes in which the Roman plebeians play a significant role… 955 more words


Coriolanus Act II

As we started today, there was a brief discussion about how the part of Coriolanus is so often played without warmth or charisma – and that surely Shakespeare had a good deal of empathy for a man who held so firmly to his sense of honour. 895 more words


Books I Read in February 2015

• The Tragedy of Coriolanus, by William Shakespeare — An amazing play, thought to be one of the last two tragedies by Shakespeare. Caius Marcius earns the name Coriolanus when he almost single-handedly turns the tide of a battle and takes the city of Corioli. 627 more words


Coriolanus Act I

Coriolanus has been a slightly obscure play to me. It seems to be produced less frequently than many others – and there are a number of reasons why this might be the case. 1,057 more words