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Iambic Pentameter+Star Wars=Nerdgasim

This weekends Star Wars celebration brought together fans from far far away as coverage and trailers were revealed to the public. From the anticipated 7th film to the always fun Battlefront game all Star Wars have are excited for upcoming years. 54 more words

Film

Shakespeare Piece of the Day: King John (04/19/15)

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

King John

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ

ACT V
SCENE I. KING JOHN’S palace.

Enter, in arms, LEWIS, SALISBURY, MELUN, PEMBROKE, BIGOT, … 949 more words

Poetry

Quote of the week 13/04/2015 - 19/04/2015

“And though she be but little, she is fierce” – William Shakespeare.

This quote is probably the best description of me I have ever read. It’s from… 16 more words

"The White Devil" by John Webster

Before engaging with the play itself, the reader of The White Devil would be well advised to read Webster’s preface to the first printed edition, especially if the reader likes, as I do, to get some impression of the authorial persona.   2,041 more words

Literature

If We Shadows Have Offended: Considering the Nature of Fairies and Dreams

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is probably my favorite Shakespeare play. It was the third or fourth play of his that I worked with…still at the age of eleven. 1,306 more words

Expository Writing

Measure For Measure @ The Barbican Review

Ever sit down in the theatre and realise the play is in Russian? Because that will happen if you visit the Barbican Centre and to see Cheek by Jowl‘s Measure for Measure.  222 more words

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The Astor Place riot, or why we don't say Macbeth

I’ve always wondered why it’s considered bad luck to say “Macbeth” in a theater, or why production companies often refer to the play as, “that Scottish play”. 1,057 more words

Books