“We’re actors – we’re the opposite of people!”
So stated the character called The Player in Tom Stoppard’s play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, a fabulous production my family saw this past weekend at the… 482 more words
Hope for humanity in Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.
Just how dead are they? A fateful misstep need not be a fatal mistake. 5,508 more words
Hamnet, as the play’s programme informs us, is just one letter away from greatness. It’s a predicament that haunts the play’s central character, Hamnet Shakespeare, who is based on the real-life son of William Shakespeare. 783 more words
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a classic contemporary play by Tom Stoppard, which follows Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters, courtiers in Hamlet, as they are called to the palace to find out what’s wrong with the Prince, and then sent to deliver a message to the king of England. 1,346 more words