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December 22: Happy Birthday Ralph Fiennes and Peggy Ashcroft

Both of our headliners today have reputations as notable Shakespeareans.

Ralph Fiennes is turning 54 today.  He began his acting career in the 1980s with the Royal Shakespeare Company, playing roles such as Romeo in… 1,130 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Jean Racine

A tragedy need not have blood and death; it’s enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy. — Jean Racine


I have pushed virtue to outright brutality. – Jean Racine http://ift.tt/29F1xpG

Jean Racine

There are no secrets that time does not reveal. – Jean Racine http://ift.tt/1rwFQPP

Jean Racine

The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one. – Jean Racine http://ift.tt/1TtyrMo

Jean Racine