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St. Louis Shakespeare's "Cardenio" Shows Us a Shakespearean Comedy as it Might Have Been

Cardenio
by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher
Re-Imagined by Gregory Doran
Directed by Donna Northcott
St. Louis Shakespeare
October 7, 2017

Cardenio at St. Louis Shakespeare is something of an exercise in discovery. 733 more words

St Louis Theatre

The Tempest (RSC)

This mash-up between The Royal Shakespeare Company and Intel (cue that irritating noise) took years in the planning and millions of pounds in research and development and was directed by RSC supremo Greg Doran. 191 more words

The Tempest at The Barbican: ‘otherworldly CGI wizardry’

With its catastrophic shipwreck, ‘tricksy’ sprites and creeping music, The Tempest is the ideal Shakespeare play on which to cast some CGI wizardry.

The visuals, created by Finn Ross and Imaginarium Studios in collaboration with director Gregory Doran, are immediately spellbinding and befitting of The Barbican’s expansive, almost filmic stage. 231 more words

Theatre

The Tempest: Memory, Betrayal, Sorcery & Revenge

Special Report from London Contributor, Adam Blitz

Oh how we too might cry to dream again. Under the aegis of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Gregory Doran, The Tempest, Shakespeare’s so-called American play, manages to provoke and delight audiences all the while horrific news from the New World washes up on our shore. 925 more words

Art

Venus and Adonis

As you might expect from a collaboration between the Little Angel Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company, Venus and Adonis is simply superb. This puppet show for adults tells the story of this classical pair in an approachable, accessible way. 95 more words

Reviews

The Tempest at the Barbican review ****

The Tempest

Barbican Theatre, 27th July 2017

Now I would watch Simon Russell Beale read the telephone directory. Particular past favourites of mine include a Brechtian Galileo, a Face in the Alchemist, alongside Alex Jennings and Lesley Manville, his Stalin in Collaborators, a Timon in the Hytner production, which persuaded me this is a greatish play, and his persuasive Lear. 463 more words

Culture

Venus and Adonis

To mark 2,000 years since Ovid’s death (a classical poet particularly favoured by William Shakespeare), the RSC is currently running a ‘Rome’ season – as part of this, Gregory Doran’s puppet version of… 655 more words