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Read Throughs

The casts Tuesday morning were all ready for rehearsals, because they completed full reads of the scripts last night. Here are some quick shots of the campers at their first meetings as new cast members. 40 more words

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'And one man in his time plays many parts': Shakespearean Parts with my Ideal Cast

Rehearsals for Hamlet are underway!

The Barbican has just released their exclusive photos from the rehearsal rooms, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds and other members of the cast. 1,008 more words

Theatre

Tender Geometries by Mark Dickinson (Shearsman Books)

When I came across the following two lines in Tears 60, published at the end of last year, I realised that I was facing a writer of the most serious kind: 695 more words

Books

Review: Coriolanus

Introduction

This is a post that is a repurposing of an old-school Mini-Review Round-Up post. As stated here I am essentially done with running multi-film review posts. 601 more words

Review

"Coriolanus" by the Freewill Players

Take him up.
Help, three o’th’chiefest soldiers. I’ll be one.
Beat thou the drum that it speak mournfully;
Trail you steel pikes. Though in this city he…

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Artsy Stuff

They lie deadly that tell you have good faces.

Coriolanus, William Shakespeare

Memorable Quotes

Third-Tier Shakespeare

I recently finally got around to reading a few of what I call the “third tier” dramas of Shakespeare. If Hamlet and Lear and Romeo And Juliet and a few others may be considered “first tier,” and perhaps King Henry V, Julius Caesar, and some others can be held to occupy the “second tier,” then the ones I would list as “third tier” would include: Antony And Cleopatra, Coriolanus, King John, and Cymbeline— all of which I have recently read for this blog. 1,273 more words

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