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it didn't have to be obscene

No enigma…no dignity, nothing classical or poetic…only this.

Lately I’m researching expressionism for my work. The turn of the twentieth century saw some of the most incredible advances in the arts, sciences and technologies.

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: the metatheatrical masterpiece brought to life

To be perfectly honest, when I saw that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead was on at the Old Vic and I had the opportunity to get tickets, I was motivated to accept the tickets due to a combination of my inner Shakespeare fangirl and my love for Daniel Radcliffe without any knowledge of the play itself. 376 more words


Old Vic Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead - Review

There must have been a moment, at the beginning, where we could have said – no. But somehow we missed it.

NT Live is a wonderful thing.

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To London for a Show

On Friday, myself and some other ASE students went into London to see Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard, which had Daniel Radcliffe playing Rosencrantz. 418 more words


REVIEW: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Steeped in over 195 years’ of history, the Old Vic provides the perfect setting for Tom Stoppard’s classic Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.

And more than 50 years since it first premiered at the theatre, the popularity continues to grow with Director, David Liveaux’s most recent imagination of the play having its run extended to meet popular demand. 234 more words


What Are We Waiting For?: Postmodern Powerlessness in Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

(Presented at the University of Toronto’s English Graduate Conference, April 27, 2017)

In “Meditations on Metaphysics: After Auschwitz” Theodor Adorno asks “whether after Auschwitz you can go on living” (86) in direct response to the ultimate horror of the Holocaust, which shook the foundations of the idea of “existence as sanctimonious” (85). 3,687 more words


Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead - Tom Stoppard: A Review

Date finished: April 29th 2017

I read Hamlet for the first time a couple of days ago as a primer to read this. Not that reading… 353 more words