Richard III?? What on earth does a Shakespearean drama have to do with Czech music?
Let me explain.
Smetana spent some time (1856–61) teaching and conducting in Gothenburg, Sweden. 139 more words
Doing Shakespeare is hard, very hard. To convey all the meaning, subtlety and narrative while engaging the audience is no easy task, especially when a small company is limited by financial restraints. 405 more words
The last production I saw of Richard III was at the Globe a few years ago, which happened to coincide with a huge thunderstorm that raged for most of the play; every dramatic moment was punctuated by a crash of thunder, and when the evil Richard met his end, the rain immediately stopped and the sun came out. 578 more words
A Roger the Chapman Mystery; England, 1473
Roger reminisces about Richard III (in the time of Henry Tudor!)
The Bishop’s Palace at Exeter stands in the lee of the Cathedral, a red sandstone building, in sharp contrast to the pale Beer stone of the church. 618 more words